Category Archives: Uncategorized

Back to work

So, I have to admit, my months of May and June were pretty boring. Between the time I arrived in Brazil in February through May 1, I was traveling all the time. Semana Santa, holidays, pipa, Belem…. And then the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Reunited and It Feels So Good

If you take a look at my first post about 2015, I basically go on and on about our group of mentors. Right? Well I can’t emphasize enough how amazing this group is. Between our two whatsapp groups, facebook, and skype, … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

“Do you even work?”– a glance into my work life

“Do you even work?” This a question I get a lot. And the answer is yes! Brazil may have a ton of holidays (which I gladly aproveitar, typically by traveling), and yes, Fulbright only has us work 20-25 hours a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Semana Santa Sozinha: my trip to Chapada Diamantina

Disclaimer, this list is probably going to be pretty long! Feel free to just check out the ohotos! Chapada Diamantina, a beautiful national park in the interior of the state if Bahia has been on my travel list since I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Mentorinhos bombando: the first month back

I thinks I said this in a previous post updating about my hiatus, but it’s still unreal to be back in Brazil. In fact, I’ve now been back for almost two and half months, yet I still have to pinch … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Reifs go to Rio (and assorted other destinations) 

After months of planning, and years of waiting, to be quite frank, my family was finally coming to Brazil. When I first studied abroad in 2011, we tossed around the idea of my parents coming to visit, but it never … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

USA at UFC (aka wrapping up the end of 2014 in one post)

it’s hard to think that this one post will wrap up everything from Porto Alegre (mid-September) through the end if grant in mid-November, but I promise it won’t be horribly long.  Around May, the student council for the Letras department … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment