Daily Photo: Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janiero, Brazil

The day before this photo was taken I was on the beach reveling in New Years celebrations with literally millions of people. Amazingly, the beach was completely cleaned as if nothing had happened the night before. There were far fewer people than usually, but it was still a classic Rio scene.

Before I go – Passports & Visas

I suppose it goes without saying, you need a passport to travel. Nearly every country will deny you entry without a passport that is valid for at least 6 months past your date of entry. You should actually make sure it is valid for at least a year to avoid any issues. Mine was fine, …