Amazonian Food

Amazonian Food

The Amazon is where you can find some of the most authentic Brazilian cuisine. As you eat, you will constantly be surprised by unexpected and unfamiliar tastes and textures; like nothing you’ve ever had before! Almost all of the food here is made solely from locally grown fruits and herbs, and freshly caught fish and meat. Here is a list […]

June 8, 2012 at 1:45 am 0 comments

Amazonian River Vacation

Amazonian River Vacation

Amazon River Vacation: Traveling by boat is by far the best way to explore the Amazon. In order to get the most out of your visit, do as Booker did and take a weeklong overnight boat trip. Rio Negro Visit the beautiful, vast Rio Negro near the city of Manaus. This was one of Booker’s favorite spots back in 2005 […]

May 31, 2012 at 4:09 pm 0 comments

Health and Joy Organization

Health and Joy Organization

Health and Joy Organization offers a better quality of life to people in the Tapajós and the Arapiuns riverbank communities. This non-profit organization was started by doctors and healthcare educators with a background in circus and performance. Today, their work goes beyond physical healthcare, as they work together with communities to help improve education, local infra-structure, and develop projects that […]

May 24, 2012 at 2:26 pm 0 comments

Getting to the Amazon

Getting to the Amazon

How did we get there? We bought our tickets through a Brazilian travel service in NY called BACC. From home, we took a plain old yellow cab to JFK. TAM took us from NYC to Santarém, but with a stop in São Paulo and Manaus. It is a loooong 23-hour trip! We had a driver set to pick us up […]

May 17, 2012 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

Booker’s favorite travel accessories

Booker’s favorite travel accessories

Now that we’ve completed our series in Barcelona, we are gearing up for an exciting trip to the Brazilian Amazon! In the mean time, we thought you’d like to know about a couple of Booker’s favorite things to take on trips. No matter where he’s going, Booker never leaves for the airport without these objects in hand. #1  A blank […]

May 10, 2012 at 10:31 am 0 comments

Websites for tourists in Spain

Websites for tourists in Spain

When going to Barcelona, Booker and our team wanted to get as much out of our time as possible. These are some websites that were used as guides to navigate both the gothic and cosmopolitan nature of this coastal city: Tourist Office of Spain Barcelona Turisme Spain, and more specifically, Barcelona have websites offering instructions on everything you need to […]

May 3, 2012 at 3:50 pm 0 comments

Where to eat in Barcelona

Where to eat in Barcelona

BT’s favourite places to eat in Barcelona La Boqueria Where: Rambla, 91 08001 Barcelona Phone: 93 318 25 84 Hours: Mondays to Saturdays: 8am-8:30pm This world-famous market is brimming with meat, seafood, fresh produce, spices, cheese, and sweets. It also has several cafes and restaurants. Explore the different vendors and their specialties. The colors all around are magnificent, and so are the […]

April 26, 2012 at 5:21 pm 0 comments

Barcelona’s skateboarders – a cool video selection

Barcelona’s skateboarders – a cool video selection

It is great to watch skate videos before you go out to skate. Here is a selection of videos that we chose which feature the great skateboarders who were with us when we filmed Barcelona: Skate City. Javier Sarmiento A video by és filmed by Anthony Claravall JB Gillet Cliché Skateboarding JB Gillet commercial, directed by: Fred Mortagne Charles Collet […]

April 20, 2012 at 7:03 pm 0 comments

Music we learned to love while in Barcelona

Music we learned to love while in Barcelona

  ¡Pelea! — featured in our series musiavailable @ http://pelea.bandcamp.com/album/pelea-2

April 13, 2012 at 3:40 am 0 comments

Skate videos we recommend

Skate videos we recommend

Five skate videos that take you on amazing rides throughout the globe: Four Corners, made by Vans, goes to China, Sweden, Israel, and my home… NYC Oxelo Skateboards India trip http://vimeo.com/25864666 LA through great helicopter shots by Quintin Co. John Tanner, A Week in Paris by és Skateboarding. Paris Paris… A beautifully shot series in Spain by Longboard Girls Crew […]

March 30, 2012 at 3:56 pm 1 comment