Getting out of the hostel life

Hostels are a great place to meet new friends and fellow travelers, and those that have stayed in a hostel would be able to relate to participating in the icebreaking activity called “Where are you from?”, “How long are you traveling for?”, and “Where are you going next?” Florianopolis was my first stop after leaving […]

Some inspiration in Portuguese

My favorite restaurant in Florianopolis is an American-run cafe/restaurant in Lagoa de Conceição, called Café Cultura. It’s a cute cafe with great coffee, desserts, meals, and free wifi (password california). Besides the very friendly waiters, my favorite thing about the cafe is all the inspirational quotes they print on their placemats.