Far on the southern part of the Brazilian island of Florianópolis, there’s a small, but breathtakingly beautiful fishing village called Ribeirão da Ilha. The seaside neighborhood has kept the traditional charm and cuisine of the fisherman who first immigrated from the Azores Islands off the coast of Portugal.
The daughter of a nature lover and a travel agent, Becky has spent the better part of 25 years beaching, camping, touring, teaching, and taking photos all over the world. After studying English and Psychology at Cornell University, she worked in media research in New York, LA, and San Francisco and is currently teaching English in Florianópolis, Brazil through the Fulbright U.S. Student Program. Becky is a firm believer in finding adventure in your own backyard and hopes to inspire and empower others to seek out moments of awe on a regular basis. In her spare time, she enjoys yoga, coming-of-age stories and taking candid/creepy pictures of couples for her blog, Looking for Love. View all posts by Becky Lee