A Personal 2016 in Review

Let's not talk about 2016 in the general sense. I think most agree that 2016 was a disaster of a year in terms of politics and celebrity deaths (and lets not forget the horrors of Syria and refugees that are not close to being resolved). I'm going to talk about my own 2016. Specifically the [...]

The Kettle, Curitiba: Getting my tea ‘fix’ in Brazil

When thinking about Brazil, it is usually associated with images of sandy beaches, football glory, and coffee. Much of Brazil's economy was generated from the vast quantity of coffee plantations, and it is the world's largest producer of coffee (a third of all coffee comes from Brazil!) As a quintessentially British lass, however, I am [...]