10 Must do’s in Havana

Havana is everything I thought it would be, and more. When I heard that there is plenty to do in the Cuban capital, I decided that our visit should be of at least 5 days, but if you remember my 14-day itinerary around Cuba, you know we ended up staying […]

A 14-day itinerary around Cuba

That I am a crazy planner and big fan of creating itineraries is no secret, but when I got the task of planning our so awaited trip to Cuba, I found myself in the nightmare of any planner: lack of information. It’s true, there are travel guides about the country […]

Surviving winter in Winnipeg

As soon as I arrived in Toronto’s international airport, I headed to the immigration section together with other students. My English was not good back then, but it was enough to understand that the immigration officer made fun of me after I told him I was going to live in […]

Memories of my exchange year in Canada

Exactly 10 years ago I was arriving in Winnipeg. I was only a teenage girl leaving my family and friends behind, on the search for new adventures. I was leaving a different life in Brazil, and I was open-minded to begin a new one in Canada, where I would live […]