Fortuna Curiosa

Australian Abroad, Keen Capoeirista, Museum Mogul, Budding Blogger, Thirsty Traveller – currently Itapuã, Salvador, Brazil

Bound in Buenos Aires

Due to a visa mishap which required me to get new papers sent to me from Australia and the UK and to deal with an awful lot of red tape, … Continue reading

October 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

A First Birthday

This weekend I went to a first birthday party here in Brazil. I haven’t been to any children’s birthday parties for many years, so I wasn’t really sure what to … Continue reading

June 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Churrasco – Brazilian BBQ

Spoiler alert – yes they overcook their meat by European standards. Brazilian BBQ, known here as Churrasco, as far as I have experienced it here in Bahia has been pretty … Continue reading

May 22, 2018 · Leave a comment

Extending a Brazilian Tourist Visa

I am currently living in Brazil on a three month tourist visa, and my intention has always been to extend my visa for another three months to enjoy even more … Continue reading

May 17, 2018 · Leave a comment

Campo de Mandinga

One of the amazing things about living in Brasil is the amount of capoeira there is to play! To be fair, in London you can probably find a capoeira class … Continue reading

April 3, 2018 · Leave a comment

Museum of Science and Technology – Porto Alegre

In Autumn 2017, with colleagues from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, I visited the Pontifical Catholic University of Rio Grande do Sul (PUCRS), on a knowledge exchange visit. … Continue reading

February 14, 2018 · Leave a comment

Museu de Arte do Rio

In October 2017 I was fortunate to visit the Museu de Arte do Rio with some of my colleagues from the museums in Oxford as we explored museums in other parts … Continue reading

February 4, 2018 · Leave a comment