Gareth is an American travel writer on a mission to see the world not just as a tourist, but to experience each country as a true local. A native of New York, he left a successful career in marketing to explore his passion for slow, meaningful travel and has spent the last five years traveling throughout Latin America. Each trip is a journey to understanding the people and culture that define them. Follow his current mission to “Travel Deeper” in Brazil.
Like a grown-up version of Willy Wonka’s Chocolate Factory, the central market in Sao Paulo had me feeling like Charlie from the moment I walked through the old metal gate.
A foodie at heart and taster by trade, I couldn’t fight the...Read more
Passing through the endless skyscraper forest of Sao Paulo can be an intimidating scene for a solo traveler trying to understand the city.
With so much ground to cover in a limited time, I felt overwhelmed trying to decide which way to go...Read more
Like blank pages in a kid’s coloring book, the bare buildings of Sao Paulo are just a page turn away from coming alive.
Any white, tan or gray wall doesn’t stand a chance of retaining its mediocrity as creative minds traverse the...Read more
Inhotim seems to be the type of place where philosophers, artists and writers go to stir up their next big idea.
Passing through the gardens and galleries, I felt like I was in the middle of an incubator for innovative minds.
Its lush,...Read more
Snuggled between the rolling green hills of Minas Gerais lies a city fit for a fairytale...
I packed a bag and planned for a day,
Leaving Belo Horizonte just two hours away.
As the driver called out “we’ve reached our...Read more
I walked up to a young man standing in the doorway of his juice shop and asked him if he knew which bus to take for Praca do Papa (Pope’s Square).
He thought for a minute and then yelled down the street for assistance.
An older gentleman...Read more