Patricia Ribeiro Follow LinkedIn Seven years writing about travel in Brazil for TripSavvyBorn in Rio de Janeiro and resided for many years near São PauloExtensive travel to luxurious places and backcountry experiences within Brazil Experience Patricia Ribeiro is a former writer with TripSavvy. She was born in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil and raised in Rio and São Paulo and has been traveling extensively around Brazil all her life. During her travels, she has stayed in youth hostels and upscale hotels, hiked in a rainforest, floated in a canoe over a submerged waterfall in the Amazon, and covered long stretches of the coast.She and her family call two places home: Carrollton, Texas, and Atibaia, near São Paulo.Patricia has worked as an English teacher, writer, and an English-Portuguese translator. In the U.S., she was a content developer for an online guide to the Dallas-Fort Worth area, writing mainly about events and dining. Education Patricia has a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism from the University of São Paulo, in Brazil. She has studied Spanish and French and taken several courses in Education and Writing. She also has a deep interest in Brazilian and North American native art and culture, which she has studied informally for nearly 20 years. About TripSavvy and Dotdash Meredith TripSavvy, a Dotdash Meredith brand, is a travel site written by real experts, not anonymous reviewers. You’ll find that our 20-year-strong library of more than 30,000 articles will make you a savvy traveler—showing you how to book a hotel the whole family will love, where to find the best bagel in New York City, and how to skip the lines at theme parks. We give you the confidence to spend your vacation actually vacationing, not fumbling with a guidebook or second-guessing yourself. Learn more about us and our editorial guidelines.