Macau has always captured my imagination for its rich traditions and unique qualities. Once a Portuguese colony, it is today a special administrative region of China, just like Hong Kong. Thanks to its colonial past, it offers some fabulous Portuguese cuisine, which has earned several well-deserved Michelin stars. Macau is, however, more famous for its […]
A rendez-vous with producer Elias Ribeiro of Urucu Media in Rio de Janeiro Elias Ribeiro was born in Brazil. With awards and selections from several of the world´s top film markets and funds, he is arguably the absolute star of Africa´s independent cinema today. His South Africa-based company Urucu Media is committed to finding […]
Few artists have had the chance to create their own living museums, their perfect havens. Carlos Páez Vilaró is one of them. A disciple of the likes of Picasso and Torres García, Páez Vilaró created Casapueblo, a dreamlike affair that combines a hotel, an artist´s workshop, and an art gallery. I once had a romantic […]
Uruguay blooms in the summer. It is the time of pleasure, nature, love, sunshine, and beauty. This summer in particular has been especially beautiful, with scarce clouds and generally agreeable temperatures.
Before I returned to Rio de Janeiro after last Christmas, the idea of the city I had in my mind was a mix of images of Corcovado, Jobim and Vinicius melodies, and a story about my friend Ana and one of her girlfriends ending up in the wrong side of town, in their car, in […]
Thanks its vibrant community of entrepreneurial immigrants, Louisville is becoming a foodie´s paradise with surprisingly convenient prices.
Photo gallery of top restaurants and dishes
Tips for choosing the best travel rewards program
Art, museums, shopping, dining, castle-spotting, swimming; how I made the best of a Zurich layover
Some impressions about my stay in Berlin and a few images as an advance on blogs I will write when I stay put for a while.
Two nights ago, I had a dream about Siegessäule, the magnificent monument made famous by Wim Wenders` Himmel über Berlin (Wings of desire) and Bono´s music clip for one of the song´s in the sequel´s soundtrack. The only difference between this and the previous times this icon has captured my imagination is that this time […]