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Video Clip: Gabriel Moura Live in Lapa

Hi all, Hope you had a good weekend. We are truly entering summer now (seasons being reversed here). It was a gorgeous day at the beach today after the early-morning haze dissipated. The bikini brigade was out in full force. I didn’t stop smiling all afternoon. There may be better places to be on a […]

Friday Postcard: Arcos da Lapa

Hi all, I hope that you had a good week. Maybe you are planning a big night out. One of the hottest areas in Rio for a big night out is Lapa. It’s a funky area full of restaurants, bars, and nightclubs. You often find musicians playing in the streets. It adjoins downtown and also […]

Vignette: Jazz in Lapa, Rio de Janeiro

Hi all, So what did you do this weekend? Let’s see: There was sushi and laughs with the gang (representing the US, Italy, and France) Friday night. Last night I had dinner with a lovely girl from Lithuania. And Saturday night the gang (half Brazilian and half a little of every place) met in Lapa. […]