A Sexy Title for a Serious Subject: Cameras and Gas Masks

The days before I left for my trip were chaotic, exciting, and a bit stressful. Every time I shared my plans with friends and acquaintances I would be regaled with the worst horror stories they’d ever heard about an American tourist traveling in a foreign country. This was even more likely when talking about Brazil. I remember after one of… Read more →

When In Rome

When in Rome, do as the Romans do, or so they say. After wandering around the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema for the last few days I finally made the purchase I’d been mulling over: a Brazilian bikini. Now, it’s not THAT Brazilian. It’s just a little more cheekage than an American woman is typically accustomed to. Let me explain… Read more →