Trip to Brazil VI: Glimpses of Brazilian cities and countryside

Sometimes you don’t need to go to hot sight seeing spots to understand a city. The street scenes already tell you much about the local culture and life. In Brazil, street art is everywhere. You can see the strong Brazilian features in these photos of street art in Sao Paulo – free, passionate and vibrant. StreetContinue reading “Trip to Brazil VI: Glimpses of Brazilian cities and countryside”

Brazilian Trip IV – Local Handcraft

To me hot sightseeing spots are no longer the most interesting parts for travel. What I am more interested in are the local independent designers’ boutiques (btw, I do not own any luxury brand in my wardrobe. Independent designers’ labels are my favorite). Local museums and galleries are must-visit. Last but not the least theContinue reading “Brazilian Trip IV – Local Handcraft”

Trip to Brazil III – Local Fashion Brands

A local Brazilian brand – Havaiana, who started business from flip-flops. Color is everywhere in Brazil – all vibrant, bold and energetic. From the colors you can tell how much Brazilian people love the nature. Chinese designers also love nature but their work show a very different taste of ‘nature’. We tend to show theContinue reading “Trip to Brazil III – Local Fashion Brands”

Trip to Brazil II – My Public Speech in a Local Gallery

Today our journey started from this cute gallery. Carol invited nearly 20 media friends to this small private welcome party (again, my dear sister – thank you soooooooo much for the wonderful arrangement). What do you think of our pose? The exterior side of the gallery. Inside of the gallery. It is my first timeContinue reading “Trip to Brazil II – My Public Speech in a Local Gallery”

Trip to Brazil I – Local Food and Colorful Houses

This is a vintage-style shop and restaurant. They sell almost everything that you need for daily life. The decorations on the celling The combination of dried fish and table cloth. Guess what is this (not the lamp)? Living expense in Sao Paulo is not low at all. Very much like Shanghai – everything is expensiveContinue reading “Trip to Brazil I – Local Food and Colorful Houses”