Mosteiro de São Bento

Mosteiro de São Bento

The recently restored Mosteiro de São Bento is an oasis of peace in the middle of the chaotic Rio de Janeiro city center. Don’t…

Notre-Dame Basilica

15 Things to do in Montréal in Winter

Montréal is a vibrant city with much to offer in winter time. It’s the largest city in Québec and Canada’s Cultural Capital. World-class museums, renowned…

A castle in Toronto: Casa Loma

Casa Loma was built as a residence for the eccentric financier Sir Henry Mill Pellatt. His dream to live in a castle was destroyed…

Montréal en Lumière Winter Festival

Every winter Montréal lights up for its biggest winter festival: Montréal en Lumière. The festival combines art exhibits, films, theater, music, gastronomy, and a outdoor site…

What to wear for Canadian winter

The Canadian winter is cruel my friends. When the temperatures can easily reach -30ºC (-22°F) you need to be extra careful with what you…

Quebec Winter Carnival

The Quebec Winter Carnival is a magical winter wonderland. The largest winter carnival in the world is a Quebecois tradition since 1955. The celebrations last over a…

Planet Jellies at the Ripley's Aquarium of Canada

Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada

The Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada has been a resounding success since its opening. It pleases both children and adults alike. I have visited other…

Independence Square

Explore Montevideo in 5 days

Montevideo is a popular weekend destination for Brazilian travelers. You can easily explore the city in 2 days, but if you what to visit the…

The best Canadian beer: Steam Whistle

The Steam Whistle Brewing focus on making a single type of beer. They decided to produce only one high quality beer rather than making a bunch of…

The Palacio Salvo at the Independence Square

Montevideo Free Walking Tour

The Montevideo Free Walking Tour is the best attraction in Montevideo. The tour is fun and informative. The guides are easygoing and friendly. The thing about…