A Chris in Brazil

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



Veni, vidi, vici | And now? | E agora?

Hello folks! (em português embaixo)

I’m happy to announce that I recently did my Master’s defence here at Universidade Federal de Viçosa! If I’ll be honest, it feels unreal, because remember that I started my Master’s degree in a language I had never spoken before! To be able to say that I’ve finished something like this, with all its challenges, difficulties and hardships, brings a lot of pride to me. So, what’s next? Continue reading “Veni, vidi, vici | And now? | E agora?”


Happy Merry Newmas from Finland! | Feliz Novo Natalano da Finlândia!

Greetings from a slightly colder place! Unfortunately there isn’t as much snow here as I was hoping for, but at least we got a little after Christmas eve. It’s pretty cold though, although nothing out of the ordinary (about -3 to -10°C). Continue reading “Happy Merry Newmas from Finland! | Feliz Novo Natalano da Finlândia!”

A snowy visit to Finland! | Um visito nevado à Finlândia!

Hey folks!

Here’s an event I’ve forgotten to update you about. I recently went to Finland for a while to check out and fix some stuff. I also met some relatives and friends, both in the south and northwards. But most importantly, I had the best winter in a long time! Lots of snow and cold! A stark contrast from Brazil. Continue reading “A snowy visit to Finland! | Um visito nevado à Finlândia!”

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