Monthly Archives: January 2013

Vai Vai Samba Rehearsal

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Last night we went to the Vai Vai Samba School rehearsal for Carnaval. It was great fun to see. But once again, what I had in my head didn’t exactly match up with reality. I guess I though it was … Continue reading

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(Household) Help!

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One of the benefits in moving to a “developing” country is that you can hire household help at a reasonable rate. A few years ago, this was the case in São Paulo. But times are a-chang’in. Recently there has been … Continue reading

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TB or Not TB

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There’s a health topic that has been buzzing around the São Paulo international mom crowd – whether or not to get our kids (and ourselves) a tuberculosis vaccination. When we first arrived, my daughter’s pediatrician went through her vaccination data … Continue reading

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Chinese Food!

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Hey New Yorkers in São Paulo! Missing those trips to Chinatown for a little oily indulgence in the form of noodles, sweet & sour meat or won tons? Well, we have found the place for you. Yesterday afternoon we lunched … Continue reading

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Bozo in Buzios

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  Well, we are finally back from Buzios. My daughter and I were actually getting a little bored at the end. Amazing how even paradise can become a bit monotonous if you spend enough time there. A big welcome to … Continue reading

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Happy New Year!

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Happy New Year from Brazil! To all my followers, friends and occasional readers, I hope all that makes you happy takes place for you in this new year. BAB

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