Shawn Blore

A native of California, Shawn Blore has lived and worked in a half-dozen countries and traveled in 40 more (but who's counting?). Now a resident of Vancouver, Shawn is an award-winning magazine writer and the author of "Vancouver: Secrets of the City" and co-author of "Frommer's Vancouver & Victoria, Frommer's South America," and "Frommer's Portable Rio de Janeiro." Alexandra de Vries made her first journey to Brazil at the ripe old age of 1 month (alas, few of her food reviews from that trip...See more