Back to Basics: Packing


Summer break is almost over (so long my dear),

That means its time for me to pack my bags and head back to LA….

And since my flight is tomorrow I thought I should use this opportunity to share with you guys some of my tips on packing.

I pride myself in being pretty good at packing! I learned some of my packing tricks from friends of mine, some are from my grandmother, and some I simply learned as a result of all the traveling I’ve done. I usually tend to pack pretty light but when coming back from Brazil I always find myself packing a bunch of gifts for my friends and some Brazilian things I can’t live without….

Anyways, I understand each person has their own way of packing but some of these tips are way too good to pass up, just saying =)

Ok so, TIP #1: I always put the suitcase on my bed. I do that because of my back pains, but it’s a good tip even for those who don’t have back pain. Packing is a lot easier when the suitcase is on the bed instead of on the floor.


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Back To Basics: Flights


Hi everyone!

For my first post I decided to go back to basics and talk a little bit about flights to Los Angeles and some of my tips when it comes to choosing the best route. Since most of my traveling consist of going back and forth between Sao Paulo and Los Angeles this is what I’m going to talk about the most. So this might also be a good post for anyone who wants to learn a bit more about which airlines have flights to Brazil.

Ok, let’s give this blogging thing a try shall we?

Currently there is only one airline that has weekly non-stop flights from Sao Paulo to Los Angeles, and vice versa obviously. The airline is Korean Air. Many of you are probably wondering why Korean Air has flights between Sao Paulo and LA. That is because Los Angeles is the connecting city for those who are going to Korea from Brazil. I will talk more about Korean Air some other time. For now what is important is that Korean Air is the only company serving non-stop flights from Brazil to LA. It is also good to mention that American Airlines is going to begin flying the Sao Paulo-Los Angeles route around November this year (2013).

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