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During this prolonged absence of mine I found out something important about myself that I definitely need to take into account if I wish to continue to writing this (or any) blog.

7 Thoughts from Estonian Parents’ First Trip to Brazil

I think we were all a little worried at first, how things would carry out. My parents had not been to South America before and Brazil definitely might seem like a dangerous and strange new world to someone coming literally from the other side of the world from a different culture and environment.

Brazil Making Feminism Matter

While it is being discussed in Estonia whether there is a lack of eligible bachelors that successful women stay single or go looking elsewhere, Brazil has declared a full on war on sexism.

What Is Brazil Fighting For?

I work on Avenida Paulista. That means that I cannot ignore the current political situation in Brazil even if I wanted to. The rage in the streets, on the internet, in social media, is frightening.

Do Brazilians Keep Promises?

One of the important lessons I have learnt so far is how plans and promises are made in Brazil and why they are not always kept.

Why I Don’t Believe in Zika

A couple of weeks ago I was interviewed by the Estonian National Television for the Sunday morning program. The main topic (of concern) was the zika virus.