Netflix needs our help to select the best Brazilian films. Prêmio Netflix is a platform to celebrate and promote independent Brazilian movies. They´ve selected 10 of these incredible stories and need your help to decide which one should be shared with the entire world. Votes must be cast by 03/10/2016. Um prêmio feito para promover… Read More Premio Netflix – Select a winning film
The economy: The price is wrong | The Economist. A great article on Brazil and its prices!
I am not going to go into a detailed account of current events or repeat any of the things people have been posting because that would just be, well, repetitive. As I watch the videos and read comments and mainstream media vehicles requesting photos and struggling to understand the protests, I tried hard to answer… Read More Why are Brazilians Protesting?
Between 03 and 16 of September, lovers of Japanese food (sushi) can go to restaurants that are participating in the Restaurant Week, in São Paulo. You pay R$ 31,90 (lunch) and R$ 43,90 (dinner), including entrée, main dish and dessert. Participating restaurants below: A&C SUSHI: http://migre.me/atmz2 DHAIGO RESTAURANTE: http://migre.me/atmCm HIDEKI SUSHI: http://migre.me/atmFi KIBO… Read More Restaurant Week Brasil – Japanese Food in São Paulo
I don´t like copying articles directly to my blog, so I´ve provided a link to this very interesting article. I just can´t believe the Brazilian authorities did not predict this. If they had only read my blog, sigh… Link to article
One of the funniest, and sadly serious, news reports in Brazil are from the Brazilian clone CQC (it already exists in other countries). The other day, the construction of the Salvador metro network celebrated it’s 10th anniversary, with all the budget spent and only 7 kms. of subway lines partly finished. If you understand Portuguese,… Read More Metro in Salvador – CQC
For anyone interested in reading about Brazil from a very objective point of view, I highly recommend the November 14th-20th, 2009 issue of The Economist, “Brazil takes off” A 14-page special report on Latin America’s Big Success Story. Whoever wrote this article really did his/her homework, and managed to capture the details only a resident… Read More Brazil takes off – Special Report
The Cultura Inglesa partnered up with the Casa do Saber for a yummy pub experience. The Aussie chef Greigor Caisley, of “Drake’s Bar & Deck”, will lecture on the history and tastes of different beers. Guests can try some of the beers mentioned in the lecture. Start: 25 JUN Duration: 1 gathering Date/Time: Friday, 8… Read More Pub Experience – Casa do Saber
This weekend Decolar announced cheap air tickets to the USA, although it was almost impossible to find the tickets on the website. The cheap ticket sale started again today (19 May) with lower prices, and will continue until the 21st. The cheap roundtrip routes are: São Paulo – Miami US$500 São Paulo – Los Angeles… Read More Cheap flights to the US and other goodies
The Brazilian airline Azul is selling passports for frequent-flyers. You pay R$899 reales and can fly anywhere in Brazil for a month. The price of the passport went up considerably from the 499 of last year, but it can be a great idea if you travel for work or want to visit cities in Brazil.… Read More Azul airlines sells passport