A Chris in Brazil

Welcome to a blog of experiences, challenges and personal discoveries in Brazil



Home sweet none | Lar doce ar

Hello peeps! (Em português embaixo.)

The favourite question people seem to like to ask me wherever I go is “where is home for you?”. Up until now, I’ve been kinda perplexed by the amount of confusion that starts tumbling around in my head every time I get asked this question. Surely, after having moved around so much, this question shouldn’t catch me by surprise? I think I might have just gotten the answer to this, as there’s apparently a group of people to which I belong and didn’t even know about! Continue reading “Home sweet none | Lar doce ar”


23 years with my mother! | 23 anos com a minha mãe!

Hello mothers and people out there!

Just wanted to take some time to wish all mothers a happy day! And, unlike father’s day, I can wish happy mother’s day correctly in all the countries I have family connections to (since they all happen on the same day, including in Hong Kong). Father’s day, on the other hand, is a lot trickier, with it being 2nd Sunday of November in Finland, 3rd Sunday of June in Holland (and Hong Kong), and 2nd Sunday of August here in Brazil. Continue reading…

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