From the moment my ferry arrived at Ilha Grande, I understood why people leave their lives, sell their house, give away their shoe collection, and move to a tropical island. It is simply paradise here – where the simplest moments are perfect. Ilha Grande is a 2.5 hour drive from Rio but could not be more … More Island paradise: Ilha Grande, Brazil
Paraty is not just a quaint little colonial town, but it is nestled in between among jungle-y mountains and close to some incredible beaches. One of the funnest excursions of my trip was a short bus ride out of town to a natural water slide- Cachoeira do Tobaga. You get off at this cute church … More A jungle slide and mud bath: Paraty adventures (Brazil)
As people are apt to remind me, I have been travelling a lot lately! I have been really enjoying my travels – these flights have allowed me to visit home, explore new places, or (in the case of my current reason for being on a plane), learn new stats things. I have been enjoying a … More 5 tiny travel luxuries for a lovely flight
Rather than scooting from the conference directly to Cairns, I decided to pop over to Sydney to take a picture of the rather famous opera house and harbour. While I didn’t feel the immediate connection with Sydney as I had with Melbourne, I am so glad I had the chance to explore this vibrant city. … More A sliver of Sydney: Top 5 stops on a 1-day tour
I have a super exciting trip coming up! I have the opportunity to present at the biennial conference of the International Federation of Psychiatric Epidemiology taking place in Melbourne in October. As I have never been to this corner of the world, I am taking the opportunity to take on a bit more adventure. This … More Upcoming Aussie (et al) adventure!