Overheard Everywhere

Before I head off to class today, I figured I’d share the most heard Brazilian songs during my … Continue Reading

Dancers, Peixe, and Owls, Oh My!

Two days ago, we went to see Bale Folclorico in Pelourinho. Bale Folclorico is a dance troupe that … Continue Reading

After Seeing Balé Folclórico…

I have come to the conclusion that my Orisha is probably not Oshun.You see, there was an opening … Continue Reading


Today we went to the Bahia x Flamengo soccer match. Being that Bahia is my first Brazilian home, … Continue Reading

Jazza Nova

Yesterday, my friend Sachiko and I headed to the beach. We were reminded that we had yet to … Continue Reading

Bagunçaço and Partying Hard

Yesterday we went to visit the Bagunçaço in Alagados, Bahia, Brazil (say it with me, Bag-un-sah-soh). It’s a … Continue Reading

How To Cut A Mango

Being that mango isn’t a local fruit in Maryland, I don’t see it often, and it definitely isn’t … Continue Reading

Things To Get Used To

Yesterday I bullied  assembled some friends together to go out for feijoada, which I had been craving for … Continue Reading

Estou Doente… I’m sick.

After finally shaking off that stomach ache, I’m now faced with a sinus infection. It was something I … Continue Reading


Today we learned how to samba. I didn’t take any pictures because, you know… I forgot to bring … Continue Reading