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Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Brazilian BBQ

I may have mentioned in previous posts that I think it’s fantastic when I get to try the foods of the country that it is known for in the country itself. No exception here when we checked out a Brazilian BBQ restaurant! We were seated with our … [Read more]

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Oldest Bar in Santa Teresa

In the area of Santa Teresa in Rio, there is a small bar called Armazem Sao Thiago. It's literally one of those hidden gem places, because without our friend driving us around, we probably wouldn't have found it. It's one of the oldest bars in … [Read more]

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Sugarloaf Mountain

The last stop on the tour was to Sugarloaf Mountain, also known as Pão de Açúcar in Portuguese. The name comes from the way it looks. The loaf is the mountain and the sugar is the clouds surrounding it. This place is known to give panoramic views of … [Read more]

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Carnival

With Halloween being 2 days away, I find it appropriate to do a post on Carnival. Carnival is known world-wide and takes place before Ash Wednesday (the beginning of Lent), specifically the Friday until Tuesday. The timing is the same as Mardi Gras … [Read more]

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Christ the Redeemer

You may be familiar with the Christ the Redeemer from images or videos you may have seen… particularly the people who base-jump off the arm of the statue. If not, search it on YouTube. Christ the Redeemer is part of the list of the New 7 Wonders of … [Read more]

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: The Hottest Spot North of Havana

My name isn’t Lola, and I’m not a showgirl, but we were in the Copacabana at the end of July. It was considered wintertime and cloudy for most of our stay, but we made the best of it even if we missed the masses of people lying on the Copacabana … [Read more]

Panama: Food Brings People Together

We asked the taxi driver what type of food to eat, and what restaurants he would recommend we would eat at that was near our hotel. Seafood was the answer. If you're a big fisherman, come to Panama. This place has lots of sports fishing. Though … [Read more]

New Look On Day With Kaye

2 announcements to make today: 1) Day With Kaye has a new look! Browse the site and check it out =) 2) Day With Kaye has a Facebook Fan Page! Click on the "Get Social" button to like the page, and to get updates on the blog. Happy travels … [Read more]

Panama: The Historic Quarter, Casco Antiguo

After getting back on the City Sightseeing bus, we stayed on to reach Casco Antiguo, the historic quarter also known as the Old Quarters (Old Town) or San Felipe. The town was set on fire and looted by pirate Henry Morgan. Since then, many buildings … [Read more]

Panama: Panama Canal

We visited at the end of June, which is considered its rainy season time. The opportune time tourists visit is dry season (December-April), but as you should know by now, that's not how we travel. For the 2 days we were there, Panama was … [Read more]