Things to See and Do in Barra Grande


This little seaside village is a beautiful patch of tropical paradise. Remains off the beaten path; it is the perfect weekend getaway for introvert beach bums. Learn more about Barra Grande below.


Barra Grande is located in the municipality of Trairi, in the Brazilian state of Ceará. The village is noted for its laid-back ambience. Beyond the whitewashed coast one will find Jangadas (small traditional fishing boats). Opposite of the beautiful seascape are natural vegetation comprising of guajira, mango trees, castanholas, banana plants, palm trees and cashew trees. Visit to discover more hidden gems in Brazil and beyond.


Besides contemplating the scenery and doing the typical beach activities, you may also want to try kitesurfing.

Curitiba: the Brazilian French Garden


There’s the so-called Brazilian Maldives Jericoacoara so it’s only natural to assume that there’s a French garden in Brazil. Indeed there’s such a place in South America’s largest country and it’s called Curitiba.


Lying in the prosperous Southern region, Curitiba is noted for its beautiful city-scape, economy and inhabitants having European ancestry (German, Ukrainian, Polish, Russian, and Italian). One of the main tourist draws in the city is the French style-inspired Botanical Garden. Don’t miss the slew of fountains, squares and memorials. Want more travel tips for Curitiba or perhaps a reasonable inspiration to travel? Visit


As a thriving polis, there is more to Curitiba than meets the eye. Its diversity transcends even Brazil’s culture.

Cheapest Airline based in Ireland

For us travelers, we constantly worry about finding great flight deals because it puts the biggest dent in our budget. Thankfully, there are numerous operators around the globe that understands our needs. In Ireland, we have Ryanair.


Ryanair Ltd. prides itself as one of the best ultra-low-cost airlines. It is headquartered in Swords, Dublin, Ireland. Because of its budget-friendly flight deals, list of destinations and quality of service, it became the largest European airline by scheduled passengers carried and the busiest international airline by passenger number in 2013. Thanks to its business model, it is now one of the most successful low-cost carriers in the world. Visit Marcello Arrambide for more travel tips.


Although it’s obvious, remember to cross-check airfare rates on trusted “search & compare” portals such as Expedia, Skyscanner, Kayak, Momondo or whatever site you like before booking.

The Lake that made My Heart Bled in Slovenia


Slovenia is not really what one could call a major travel destination. If there’s one thing that will tempt you to visit it, that would be a certain lake in the Julian Alps. Captivated I was, my heart bled from saying goodbye. Learn more about it below.


In the Julian Alps of the Upper Carniolan region of northwestern Slovenia one will find a spellbinding lake called Blejsko Lezero, literally Lake Bled. It adjoins a town bearing the same name. The lake is of mixed glacial and tectonic origins. But whether or not you know that fact, the scenery will leave you speechless! Visit for more details and travel suggestions.


Thanks to its relatively close proximity to the Ljubljana International Airport, getting there isn’t hard.

How a Bakery Boy turned into a Wandering Superstar

We all have dreams and many of us share similar goals -to be able to travel the world. But we are afraid to fail. Here’s a story that will inspire you to pursue your dreams; a globetrotter’s humble beginnings.


Marcello Arrambide, now a professional day trader shared his early struggles. He said, “I worked at a bakery and took the leftovers to school and sold them to students (and yes teachers and administrators too) for breakfast the next morning.” He figured it’s not enough saying, “How was I exactly to obtain my freedom if I am relying on others to receive a paycheck?” Get the full story via


Prideful and young, he decided to take out $25,000 in private student loans to learn how to day trade. Several mistakes occurred and at 26, he achieved his goal.

Birdwatching Hotspots in Colombia

Being home to 1,889 types of birds or about 20% of all bird species in the world, Colombia is without question a birdwatcher’s paradise! If you’re traveling around the world simply to birdwatch, Colombia should be at the top of your list! Below is a list of the most popular birding destinations in the country.


The largest concentrations of birds in Colombia can be found in the following places: Choco, Colombian Amazon, Valle del Cauca, Coffee Region and Llanos Orientales. These places are but a few of the many birding destinations in Colombia. If you happen to be in Bogota and don’t want to get too far just to birdwatch, head to La Conejera. Visit wanderingtrader Bogota for more info.


71 bird species are endemic and 197 types of migratory birds have taken a liking to Colombia and as such, often stay longer than other birds.

Interesting Animals in Antarctica: Weddell Seal


Weddell Seal is a remarkable species of seals endemic in Antarctica. They are considered the southernmost mammal inhabitants of the world. Besides being cute, Weddell Seals are noted for their extremely adorable pups and their way of life.


Weddell seal pups are like pillows with eyes and flaps and nothing else. If ever someone designs a stuff toy resembling them, he or she would perhaps succeed in this kind of business! Now, let’s talk about their way of life. Weddell seals are a bit different than other seals since they live -White Island Weddell Seals in particular-far from the open sea. Visit to learn more about the wildlife in Antarctica.


How do they obtain food? They make holes from the relatively thin ice of the Ross Ice Shelf to access the open sea beneath -which scientist discovered to be rich in marine life.

How to Find an Excellent but Cheap Property in Colombia


Colombia is now considered one of the best places to retire in the world. No wonder there’s a large expat community here. If you’re planning on living temporarily or permanently in Colombia, renting or buying a property is obviously the number one priority.


In order to find a cheap yet comfortable residential property in Colombia, the first thing you should do is to hire a local real-estate agent not the foreign counterpart. Marcello Arrambide, a professional day trader and wanderer who fell in love with Medellin could give you some tips regarding this matter.


Though it’s commonsense, I’ll say it anyway; stay away from chic neighborhoods.

How Expats make a Living in Ecuador



InterNations, one of the largest online expat organizations, ranked Ecuador as the number one retirement haven this 2015. The country won the first place due to the quality of life, low cost of living and safety. But how do expats make a living in Ecuador?


Most jobs that expats take in Ecuador are internet-based. Some examples of jobs they undertake are as follows: day trading, blogging, e-commerce, translation, web design & development, programming and teaching. To learn more about the experiences of expats living in Ecuador and other South American countries, visit


Ecuador’s quality of life and cost of living is closely identical to Medellin, Colombia. Personally, I still prefer living in Medellin because of its pleasant weather.



What to See and Do in East Malaysia

Malaysia is not as developed as Singapore or as diverse in attractions as Indonesia; it is somewhere in the middle -providing a well-balanced itinerary for various types of tourists. The country is divided into two regions: Peninsular Malaysia and East Malaysia. While most tourists flock the former due to the diversity of attractions, the latter is where you’ll find some of the world’s most fascinating dive sites.


Whether you’re a diver or not, East Malaysia is an amazing place you ought to explore. It happens to be the location of Sipadan and Perhentian Islands. Both are unparalleled diving locations for having the most stunning marine ecosystem there is not just in Southeast Asia but in the entire globe! Visit for more awe-inspiring travel destinations in Southeast Asia.


Partner these locations with well-equipped resorts and you’ve got yourself a piece of paradise.