A Latin Americanist? What is that?! – When you awkwardly try to answer the dreaded question: And… What is it that you do?! When you’d rather talk about your passions

My passion - I am Latin Americanist

My passions go from traipsing around a favela in Rio in 2004 to living on a semi-inhabited island in the Atlantic ocean in 2010, and trying to convince the Federal Police to let me extend my stay in Brazil (which didn’t quite work out as I had hoped)  in 2013! I love Latin America. I’m obsessed with Brazil. […]

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You are gonna suck, and suck some more – at first. And that’s okay. Let’s do it anyway!

You are gonna suck and suck some more, at first

As a newbie entrepreneur – still green around the gills – scouring the internet for business advice, I sometimes get confused by all the things that you should take into account when starting your own business. Luckily some advice is more helpful than others, and the best online advice I ever got was: You are […]

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Why I blog. Because, why NOT now?!

Why I blog. Because, why NOT now

Self-doubt I started this blog a few years ago, in 2014, but I stopped for a while, unsurprisingly, because of self-doubt. You know, those thoughts that hold you back: “nobody will read this blog”, “what if people will criticize my thoughts”, “what if people don’t find what I write interesting enough”… You probably have them […]

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