That means “The Night” in half-Portuguese. After appearing on morning shows like “Encontro com Fátima Bernardes” it’s my first appearance on a late night Brazilian talk show. And the debut of our customized Amigo Gringo Speedo.
Boy, it suddenly just got very cheap to go to Rio de Janeiro – formerly one of the most expensive destinations in the Western Hemisphere.
Click CC in the lower right for subtitles (as usual).
In which a Brazilian environmentalist observes our National Parks system. And Montana peaches.
More than 30 years after my grade-school report on the 17, 000+ islands of Indonesia, I finally get to visit four of them. And am not disappointed.
In Appalachia on one of my best trips ever, a perfect example of how travel can wash away stereotypes. (Though not all of them – I sure saw a lot of guns. Turns out I’m not a bad shot with a 9mm Smith & Wesson.)
Well, not exactly. But the best I could do in a new series that (I’m coming back later to say) will live on beyond my days as Frugal Traveler.
It’s a banner day for me – my first “artwork” published in The New York Times (or, really, anywhere but the now-defunct 1970s-era refrigerator at 25 Ridge Road, Newton, Massachusetts).
We’re 50 episodes into Amigo Gringo, and thought it was time to show some bloopers! Depois de 50 episódios do canal Amigo Gringo, já era hora de mostrar erros de gravação!
After a few months off working on my book, I’m back as Frugal Traveler, with a first trip to Georgia and Armenia, thanks to an incredibly cheap airfare on Ukrainian International Airlines.