A Chris in Brazil

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



Why I’m in Brazil (part 2)

Hello extro & introverts! (Tradução embaixo)

I just finished watching a TED talk by Susan Cain, whose book ‘Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking‘ I’ve read (but not quite finished yet, as it’s a difficult book for me to read). I thought it would be interesting, and maybe more so, important, to highlight to both introverts and extroverts the strengths of introverts, what they go through, and how it influenced my decision to move to Brazil Continue reading “Why I’m in Brazil (part 2)”


One week left!

Oi todo mundo!

The time for departure and move to Brazil is drawing near! Next Sunday (27th) is my planned date of departure, but the whole week before that I will need to wait for my student visa, which is extremely late due to continuous problems since I started over 3 months ago. Only last Friday did I finally have all the required documents with their stamps and legalisations and signatures and seals. I even had to bring one document to Finland because of omitted information by those who were supposed to help me. Luckily I was scheduled to go there anyway, but without it I would have been in big(ger) trouble.

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