In the last years, among hashtags and blog posts, the word “expat” has been typed with increasing frequency. If I had to venture a definition, I would say an expat is a person living far away from home. Maybe not necessarily far, simply away. If this definition is right, then I’m a part-time expat. IRead more
Hey, folks! How have you been doing? I am feverish, I have a sore-throat, a runny nose and I feel so weak – yes, it is possible to get a cold in Brazil! – so let me tell you of better days. Two Saturdays ago my boyfriend and I drove to a tattoo shop downtownRead more
It’s weird how I often get to the computer not knowing what I’m going to write about and then words just pour out of me. Today I ran into a post from a blog I follow (Kindness blog, a very cute blog that will manage to touch you even in your darkest days) and IRead more
The end of the year is drawing closer and many people are summarizing this year’s posts and pictures, but I’ve only just opened my blog less than one month ago. Still, I’m very happy to already have some followers to thank for reading and commenting my posts! Thank you, guys, I hope you’ll stick withRead more
Today I had a relaxed and peaceful day – except for the annoying voice that kept on bothering me reminding me that I should have been studying. If you asked me what I did today, apart from going to the beautician to get ready for my beach week-end, I couldn’t honestly answer. Or maybe I wouldn’t wantRead more
Honestly, I had decided not to write today, and I already had a bunch of excuses ready. Last night I slept very little, and when I did, I had terrible nightmares. It’s become very rare in the last months that I sleep well, actually, so everything in my day – breakfast, shower, lunch, writing, studying…Read more
Namaste! I'm Mariachiara, a 25-year-old who always carries a pen and a notebook in her bag. I write, drink tea, do yoga, and find myself over and over again.