3 Bedroom Flat in Santos | Brazil

If you visited this blog before, you know I am very keen on finding quirky Airbnb accommodation everywhere I go.Why not trying to do the same when visiting my family in Santos? With my two cheeky twin nieces growing up so fast, not just the family had stretched out but it was clear that we needed […]

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A guide to finding tasty vegetarian bites in Santos | Brazil

Here we go again! Another trip, another challenge. Last year, when I have been to my Santos visiting my family, I didn’t have any kind of concern about what or where to eat. Firstly, there are so many good restaurants in the city that it wouldn`t be a problem to find healthy food anyway. Secondly, […]

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Luxury goods in Europe: a steady market

  After facing difficult times from 2012 to 2014, the market of luxury products has showing a slow but steady growth in Europe. The third Annual Power of Luxury Goods global reports published by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu Limited identifying world’s top 100 largest luxury goods companies. Overall, the market has a slow but steady growth […]

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Meet the Business # 12: Peteca Nordic

The summer is nearly arriving in Europe, what means starting to program our body (and mind) to enjoy many outside activities as possible. Together with it, the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro makes 2016 much more sportive. Thinking about it, the Scandinavian independent business Peteca Nordic , based in Norway, decided to bring to Europe a Brazilian […]

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Christo Redemptor: conception and construction

Now all eyes are focused on the Olympic Games next month in Rio, I guess it’s time to go a little bit deeper in the history of some famous Brazilian landmarks. The Christ the Redeemer is a good start. However, it’s not just a postcard of Brazil. It’s also a piece of complex engineering that took […]

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Meet The Business # 11| Arte da Cachaça

  You may be surprised to know the popular Brazilian spirit “cachaça” is a drink with approximately over four centuries.The beverage made of sugarcane is distilled from the fermented cane juice and it was first consumed by slaves on sugarcane plantations in the country’s north-east in the mid-1500s. Cachaça is divided into two types according […]

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Schiphol Airport

It’s nearly three years since I have swap Heathrow for Birmingham Airport as my travelling option to go to Brazil. Not just for logistics point of view but also because the flight with connections are cheaper and much more conventional nowadays. There is no direct flight to Brazil departing from Birmingham airport yet. However, the […]

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Pelé Museum

I don’t think it´s necessary to introduce Pelé to most of you, but it is certainly interesting to talk about his history and bond with the city of Santos. Born in Três Corações, one of the largest cities in the south of Minas Gerais, Pelé moved to São Paulo with his family when he was […]

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