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Dogs of Sao Paulo

We’ve befriended a nice neighborhood dog named Bobby, he’s similar looking to a Golden retriever but a little less gold, little smaller and thiner. Very gentle dog that lives freely in the area and travels a circuit to visit his many friends and eat some handouts. Bobby, or Roberto as we sometimes call him, comes […]

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Sao Paulo lifestyle study

It’s the country’s biggest, richest city, but São Paulo ranks just 11th out of Brazil’s 26 state capitals (and Brasilia) as a place to live. The Fundação Getúlio Vargas, a business school, analysed quality-of-life data from about 48,000 families and produced a report that took 12 variables into account, including income levels, sanitation, pollution and […]

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Gringoes.com

Recommending gringoes.com, Brazil’s first portal for the foreign community. Traveling to, or living in, a new country can often be a harrowing experience so what you’ll need most is information, and lots of it. For many, this lack of information can result in an unpleasant move, culture shock and even psychological and physical discomfort. Things […]

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Living in Brasil

I’m lucky in that I love my work, it’s my passion but the truth is that I work lot’s of hours, mostly because I spend so much time working on my own projects I.E. www.winningstreak.com www.commoditytrader.com www.securitytraders.com www.investoffshore.com (and others). My belief is that Domains are “Virtual Properties or Cyber Estates” and as such, have […]

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Blown away by Wilma

Having lived in South Florida for 12 years, and endured several bad Hurricane season’s and survived a couple near direct hit’s, including the infamous “Andrew” (I was 50 miles from ground zero, in a very safe cinder-block house, several miles from the beach), I know the helpless feeling for residents of the areas in the […]

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Brazilian Pilsner

After a long week of hacking on the web and working on my projects, I reach for a large, cold bottle of Bohemia Weiss (wheat) Beer, then pour the entire 550ml into 1 specially designed glass, which I keep in my freezer for just such occasions. There are other great brews, here in Brasil, which […]

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OffshoreNet goes to ASROC

My next tour of duty, aside from a jaunt back to my great digs on the sand of Miami Beach, is planned as a week in San Jose, Costa Rica, for the first of December, to attend back-to-back conferences, the first of which is associated to the Winning Streak Business Plan of developing a “Player […]

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