‘Brazil’

Thursday, July 18th 2013
365 Days of Love

While we were off adventuring on our road trip last week, Arua and I celebrated our 1 year anniversary! I couldn’t let the occasion go by without sharing some of my absolute favorite memories of our time together :) I’ll keep the soppy stuff short and sweet don’t worry ;) Celebrating 365 Days of Love [...]

Sunday, June 30th 2013
My Bilingual Summer

Welcome to my Bilingual Summer plan! As I write ‘Bilingual’ I suddenly get this feeling of regret and guilt. Why? Well as you probably already know, bilingual suggests that you speak 2 languages. After studying french for 4 years and Irish for almost 12 years, I cant help but feel like I should probably be [...]

Sunday, June 23rd 2013
Rio de Janeiro Favela Tour!

I can safely say I was extremely uneducated when it came to Favelas. I  literally had no idea what I was about to experience. I was a strange mixture of excited, nervous and totally terrified!! It was our last day in Rio and we were left to decide whether we really wanted to take the [...]

Monday, May 27th 2013

Written by The Gap Year Guru’s newest Blogger Arua Tupinambas :-)  “The mind, once stretched by a new idea, never returns to its original dimensions” – Albert Einstein In my first blog post I’m writing about one of the most fantastic experiences I’ve ever had, traveling on my own. There’s something magical about it, nobody can describe! If you ask [...]

Wednesday, May 15th 2013
The Power of a Hug: Meeting the Parents

Meeting the parents is usually a cause for fear in any relationship, but traveling over 5,750 miles to meet the family of your Portuguese speaking boyfriend… A recipe for disaster right? How will we communicate? How will we get to know each other if we don’t even speak the same language? What if they don’t [...]

Tuesday, May 7th 2013
Brazilian Adventures: Christ the Redeemer – Rio De Janeiro

I am embarrassed to say I once questioned why the Christ Redeemer was one of the 7 Wonders of the World… What was so great about a huge stone statue? A 20 Minute train journey later, standing on top of a 2300 ft mountain overlooking one of the most beautiful city’s I have ever seen… I realized [...]