Travel Tuesday :- Quirky Travel Tips from Greece

I have a habit of being curious and noticing oddities. At home or abroad.

When I notice oddities or something different than what I am used to, I cannot help but do minor comparisons.

Greek flag flying high above the White Tower of Thessaloniki, Greece

Greek flag flying high above the White Tower of Thessaloniki, Greece

Here are some things I noticed while in Greece…

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Brazilian Visa Application Tip (when applying in Toronto, Canada)

Of the 3 South American countries I will be visiting during my 2013 Epic Journey, Brazil requires advance visa application. When I started looking into the application process, a travel agent pointed me to a website but it turns out to be a Third party agency. To give a hand to others who needs to apply for a Brazilian Visitor Visa, I thought I would share my experience here.

The beauty of the Brazilian Visitor Visa – once approved, it is normally valid for multiple entries within 5 years from date of first entry for Canadian passport holders! How awesome is that! I love being a Canadian! WOOT! Thank you Brazil! [Update: If your passport expires before the Brazilian visa, carry both passports with you – the Brazilian visa is still valid and will be recognized!] Continue reading