I currently live in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where I run an immersion travel business. I've also lived in Sao Paulo, Brazil and Santiago, Chile, having spent over two years total in Latin America. I'm originally from Los Angeles, California, and I went to university in Charlottesville, Virginia.
I'm planning to backpack extensively in 2015, particularly in the developing world. I hope to visit Southeast Asia and India, East Africa, and more of Latin America. When I travel I seek the most immersion and participation in culture alongside local people.
I'd like to experience the best of Brazil's Southern Pantanal over six days (five full days) on a budget of $500 for tours, lodging, and transportation (not including food and flights). My flight arrives in Campo Grande on September 11 at 12:45 pm, and I leave Campo... See More
When I travel I seek to find the most immersive and exciting experiences. My crazy idea is to simply approach people doing interesting work and ask if I can pay to shadow, learn from, and help them for a few hours. The more interactive, the better! Imagine the following... See More
A lot of people I know have taken language courses and participated in the arranged home stays through Casa Do Caminho - Language Center (Casa do Caminho ), and overall I hear good things. Homestays are always hit or miss. Sometimes you'll have... See More