Florianópolis is famous for its beaches, 42 of them to be exact. While living there, I tried my best to hit them all but kept coming back to favorites like this one, Praia da Joaquina, a popular surf spot with killer views down the island and a smattering of beachfront restaurants and bars.
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