New Year’s Eve 2014: Rio, Reveillon, and Resolutions

To say that New Year’s Eve in Rio de Janeiro is a big deal would be an understatement. Reveillon is the second biggest party of the year, following Carnival. Following tradition, many people offer flowers and small wooden boats lit with candles into the ocean for Lemanja, the goddess of the sea. My friends from […]

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Happy New Year! Reflections and Resolutions

Happy New Year! I don’t know about you, but I’ve always loved the onset of a new year; reflecting on the last 365 days, starting fresh with a clean slate, and the anticipation of new experiences! For me, this past year was an interesting one, full of life lessons and transition. On several occasions I […]

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