Category: Expat Life

A Time for Everything… Including “Saudades”

A Time for Everything… Including “Saudades”

Hello there! Today has been another “one of those days.” Seems like lately every week has at least a couple of “those days.” I originally decided to take a rain check from Blogtober today to focus on some much-needed self care. But then, as I […]

Brazilian Public Transportation

Brazilian Public Transportation

Hello AWBK fam! Today’s post is about taking the bus in Belo Horizonte. I’m giving you an American expat’s perspective on Brazilian public transportation, if you will. So to start, why do I use the public transportation in Brazil? We don’t have a car. (Insert […]

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Brazilian Buddha Bowl

Brazilian Buddha Bowl

Hello! Welcome back to American Wife Brazilian Kitchen. Today, I’m talking about a meal trend that’s taken the United States by storm. Buddha Bowls. Also known as Nourish Bowls, Mediterranean Bowls, Hippie Bowls, Power Bowls, Grain Bowls… These bowls started appearing all over my pinterest […]

7 Tips for Beating Expat Blues

7 Tips for Beating Expat Blues

Hi there! Are you homesick and fighting the expat blues? Today’s post is especially for you! I’ve compiled a list of 7 different things that help me beat the expat blues when I’m going through a rough time living abroad. So let’s jump right in! […]

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Life as an American Expat in Brazil

Life as an American Expat in Brazil

Hi there! Thanks for visiting! Today, per reader’s request, I’m digging deep again for another reflective post. I’m going to talk about some surprising aspects of life as an American expat in Brazil. Each item on this list addresses an aspect of culture shock that […]