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Author Archives: Jessica Suess

Bound in Buenos Aires

Due to a visa mishap, a two day visa run to Buenos Aires from Salvador turned into a 28 day stay in the city – with two days worth of … Continue reading

October 7, 2018 · Leave a comment

Capoeira in Buenos Aires

In September 2018 I unexpectedly found myself stranded in Buenos Aries for 28 days. Read on to find out more about my experience of Capoeira in Buenos Aires. For information … Continue reading

October 7, 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

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

Hong Kong: My Favourite Stopover

As an Australian who lives far from home, I am often looking for a stopover location to break-up the gruelling travel schedule. Hong Kong is definitely one of my favourites, … Continue reading

October 3, 2017 · Leave a comment

City Break in Macau

When I visited Hong Kong, I also took the opportunity to spend a few days in the nearby city of Macau. This is another Special Administrative Region of China only … Continue reading

September 24, 2017 · 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