Rock and Roll in Van!

If you are a fan of rock ‘n roll, vintage or alternative culture, Vancouver can be a great place for you. In this article I will talk about some places, types of music, style and whatever you need to know about “alternative life.” First there are a lot of pubs and bars where you can Read more…

Open your mind!

In a few days I´ll complete a full month exchange, but I’ll be in the Rocky Mountains. So I’ll write now. When I came to this exchange, I knew that in various ways I’ll open my mind, would ripen, grow, get the world in my hands. But unknowingly, chose an amazing city. Absolutely multicultural. It’s Read more…

How to make “brigadero” and “pão de queijo” – Brazilian desserts!

I could write a million things about Brazil or my experience here, but one thing that I think most people want to know, or at least should know is how to make “brigadeiro“, so here is the receipe. It’s really easy and you will spend about 25 minutes to make it. Ingredients: 1 can of Read more…

Chimarrão!

Chimarrão

The chimarrão (or mate) is a characteristic drink of the culture of southern South America. Is a legacy of the first nations Guaraní. The term mate is used in Castilian language countries (Uruguai, Argentina, Chile…); the term “chimarrão” is used in Brazil, although it is a term derived from the spanish word cimarrón, which means Read more…

Hockey in Van!

CSLI Student Renan from Brazil

What I would say about hockey in Vancouver?  Actually, it is a perfect combination when we are talking about relationship among fans of hockey, passion and admiration. As should you know, Ice Hockey is the most popular sport in Canada. Honestly I don’t have background about this game, in the beginning I didn’t understand about Read more…