Hi, I’m Carla!
I’m a Rio de Janeiro-based travel blogger and content creator on a mission to inspire your next trip.
I founded the Travel By Carla Vianna blog following a 10-month backpacking trip around the world, during which I visited 22 countries across Europe, South America and Southeast Asia. (More on that story here.)
Upon returning from my trip, I moved from my longtime home in South Florida to Manhattan—another big dream of mine. Here I initially dove back into the 9-to-5 grind, working as a reporter for a restaurant news site for just over a year. But in October 2019, I took a leap of faith: I quit my journalism job to pursue working for myself. As if that wasn’t risky enough, I made another massive life change in 2020! I moved to beautiful Rio de Janeiro with my boyfriend, and I am now focusing my travels in Brazil and South America.
Welcome to my adventurous life — I hope my journey inspires you to say “yes” to adventure!
ABOUT THE BLOG
This is a space to inspire. It’s my own little corner of the internet, where I’m free to write about the one thing I love most: traveling. In doing so, I hope to inspire my readers to travel as much as they can and as far as they can, as I truly believe there is nothing more rewarding—physically, spiritually, mentally—than experiencing the way others live on opposite sides of the world.
It’s a space to educate. Here I share everything I’ve learned from past trips, including the 10-month journey I took in 2018. I share destination guides for places like Machu Picchu and cities like Hanoi, Vietnam, as well as everything you need to know about planning a trip around the world.
It’s a space to connect. Have a question? Send me an email or DM me on Instagram! I’d love to hear from you. Have a blog post request? Just let me know, and I promise to add it to my list.
Lastly, this blog is my passion project, a vehicle to live out my favorite hobby. Thank you for being a part of it.