Here is some great information for those traveling to Brazil for the World Cup by Total Futeblog: 50 Days to Go: Brazil 2014 Travel Tips Coming soon… how to stay safe (i.e. not get yourself in trouble (i.e. robbed … Continue reading
Tagged American, brazil, culture, expat, expatriate, food, futebol, sao paulo, travel, travel tips, World Cup
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Did I mention that I drove all the way from Sao Paulo to Rio de Janeiro? I’ll admit, after avoiding this type of task for so long, I’m feeling very empowered. We’ve spend the week back and forth between my … Continue reading
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For the first time in three years, we spent Christmas in the United States. More specifically, with my family in Chicagoland. Because I am a hypocrite (i.e. I mock aspects of the culture and then fully indulge myself in it … Continue reading
Tagged American, brazil, Christmas gifts, culture, expat, expatriate, food, humor, Kopenhagen, life, Melissa Campana, Nha Benta, Panettone, sao paulo
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A few months after moving to São Paulo, we had lunch at a friend’s house. When dessert time came around and my daughter received a bowl of green goop, I believe this was the moment she initially decided Brazil wasn’t … Continue reading
When we were kids, my sister and I used our allowance to buy giant chocolate Easter bunnies… from a health food store in the mall. At least that’s what we thought we bought. They looked like chocolate Easter bunnies. They … Continue reading
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Tagged American, brazil, burrito, california burrito, corn chips, expat, expatriate, food, life, Los Burritos, Mexican food, sao paulo
When I was doing a semester of grad school in Barcelona, my friend and I would jump on a train last minute on any given evening and wake up in yet another glorious European country ready to be explored (ok, … Continue reading
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Tagged alberta #3, American, Bar do Mane, best of Sao Paulo, Boteco Sao Bento, Boutique Daslu, brazil, Casa de Francisca, culture, D.O.M., Emiliano hotel, expat, expatriate, Feijoada da Lana, food, havaianas, Hotel Fasano, Hotel Unique, Insider Guide Sao Paulo, life, Mercado Municipal, Mercearia do Conde, moving to Sao Paulo, MuBE, Museum Afro Brasil, Museum of Futebol, Parque Ibirapuera, sao paulo, SP Night Market, Terraco Italia, Tools & Toys, travel, travel to Sao Paulo, Vento Haragano, visiting Sao Paulo
The road to Ponta do Corumbau was even more complicated than that to Espelho, but more beautiful. The 52 km, bumpy, dirt path up a mountain, over hills and around corners took two and a half hours to travel from … Continue reading
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Tagged American, Bahia, brazil, Caraiva, culture, life, Martine Renwart, Ponta do Corumbau, travel