Travel (Music) Video: “Next Time Around” by Little Joy

Speaking of saudade, this video for “Next Time Around” by Little Joy makes me miss Rio so, so much.  (Two of the members of Little Joy are cariocas, from Rio.)  And part of the video was shot on the beach where I took the photo in my last post!  And the Portuguese at the end … More Travel (Music) Video: “Next Time Around” by Little Joy

Beach Scenes Part Dois

We’re currently having a cold front here in Rio: Whereas a week and a half ago it was 42 degrees (that’s a sweltering 107.8 degrees fahrenheit for all you Americans), it’s been around 22 degrees (71 degrees F) and rainy this week.  So it’s a good time to reminisce about how summer should be here–although make … More Beach Scenes Part Dois

Thanksgiving in Rio–Friendsgiving Expat Version 2.0

So apparently I’m not one for important dates.  I totally forgot my own one-year anniversary of living abroad in South America.  I believe it happened around November 4… it was more than a year ago that I boarded a plane at O’Hare International in Chicago with the final destination of Buenos Aires (little did I … More Thanksgiving in Rio–Friendsgiving Expat Version 2.0