Tag Archives: Bahia

Trip Report: Morro de Sao Paulo and the Villa dos Corais

If Miami, Santorini, and Phuket had a baby, it would be Morro de Sao Paulo. When I was planning my trip, I wanted to spend a few days at a beachy resort-like town. I didn’t realize at the time that there was plenty of that right around Salvador, but looked… Read more »

Trip Report: Exploring Salvador da Bahia, Brazil

When I started researching my trip of 10 days in Brazil without Rio or Iguazu, one destination came up over and over again – Salvador. And after spending 3 days in the former colonial capital and third largest city in Brazil, I definitely understand why, and would love to go… Read more »

Hotel Review: Sheraton da Bahia, Salvador, Brazil

There are not a ton of big chain hotels in Salvador. There are a bunch of big hotels on the beach in the Rio Vermelho neighborhood, and then a bunch of boutique hotels in the old town, Pelourinho, including the well-reviewed Pestana Convento do Carmo.   But about three years ago,… Read more »

Back to Brazil: A Preview and Redeeming ThankYou Points

So I just finished blogging my November 4-day trip to Brazil.  I actually have traveled since then, to New York for Thanksgiving and a long weekend in Puerto Vallarta in January.  But work’s also been super busy and I’ve taken on a leadership role in a community organization, so it… Read more »