Fortuna Curiosa

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

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

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

Museu do Amanhã

This October I visited the Museu do Amanhã – the Museum of Tomorrow – in Rio, and was fortunate to have a tour of their new, permanent exhibition, with the museum’s … Continue reading

January 16, 2018 · Leave a comment

Capoeira na Roma

Back in June I headed to Rome, for I think for my fourth visit, but my first Capoeira visit! A group of us from Abolicao Oxford went to join the … Continue reading

July 21, 2017 · Leave a comment