Week 14 – From a Wedding in Brazil to a Moroccan Wedding in Paris in a Week

Saturday the 13th of May I was in Buzios, a beautiful town close to Rio de Janeiro, to attend a Brazilian wedding, and by the 20th I was back in Paris to attend my first Moroccan wedding. Continue reading “Week 14 – From a Wedding in Brazil to a Moroccan Wedding in Paris in a Week”

Week 13 – The food I brought back from Rio – Recipe of the Brigadeiro

The Brigadeiro is a common Brazilian delicacy made from condensed milk, cocoa powder, butter and chocolate or nuts sprinkles to cover the outside layer. Continue reading “Week 13 – The food I brought back from Rio – Recipe of the Brigadeiro”

Week 8 – Watching full Season 1 of new Netflix Brazil serie “3%” in Portuguese in one day

In a world sharply divided between progress and devastation, people living in extreme misery dream about going “to the other side”. The youngsters celebrating their 20th birthday are given the chance to make it to the “better side”  but only 3% of the candidates succeed. Through the episode we follow the recruitment process of a group on boys and girls amongst which some rebels wishing to destroy the system are hiding. Continue reading “Week 8 – Watching full Season 1 of new Netflix Brazil serie “3%” in Portuguese in one day”

Week 7 – First feedback from 2017, personal goals for the year & my happiness project!

2016 has been a transition year and for me 2017 is the year I am creating my future. I learned a few weeks back to stop putting so much pressure on myself and weirdly it has worked. I am full of projects but I focus less on the outcome and the source of revenue these activities could bring than on the pure pleasure of trying new things and keeping up with the ones I like. Continue reading “Week 7 – First feedback from 2017, personal goals for the year & my happiness project!”

Week 5 – Keep Calm and Learn Brazilian Portuguese

I have always had a dream about living in Brasil. I do not know what attracts me there, it has always seemed an exotic and warm place where I could have both worked as an engineer but where I could picture my personal life blooming. Continue reading “Week 5 – Keep Calm and Learn Brazilian Portuguese”