Category Archives: Expat Life

Fly Favorites: April 2012

São Paulo hip-hop star Criolo goes from hood to high-life as Brazilian rap creeps into the mainstream. As Chris Guillebeau heads down the home stretch of his hit-every-country-in-the-world, he gives pointers on how to go everywhere. Members of Nigeria’s Igbo, … Continue reading

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Greetings from (Warm, Sunny) Florida

While I’m home with the family recharging the ol’ batteries with barbecue and sweet tea, will be undergoing some minor site upgrades. Subscribers might see a few old posts pop up in their feeds over the weekend, but don’t … Continue reading

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(Samba) School’s in Session

With just over a month left before Carnival, the samba schools are getting into the groove with twice-weekly practices in preparation for the main event – a 14-contestant competition of beads, beats, and booty-shaking to see whose themed samba presentation … Continue reading

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Consolidation and Realization: Annual Review 2011

It’s that time of year again, good people, for a bit of self-reflection and pre-planning. And following the lead of peer-mentor Chris Guillebeau (who’s almost done with his all-the-countries-in-the-world quest), I’m looking back on the year that is about to … Continue reading

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Random Stills From a Day in the Life of a Gringo Paulista

God, I love this city. (From whence I took the title of this post.) Please tweet your comments @FlyBrother, or email me (see About page). And don’t forget to “like” me on Facebook!

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The Flybrary + Ebony Magazine Feature

Greetings Fly Folk! Just wanted to make two announcements regarding Fly Brother, the blog, and Fly Brother, the man. First, the Flybrary is finally up and running. Ever since I started the blog, I’ve had readers ask me about some … Continue reading

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Repping Time Out on the Telly

Last week, the good people over at TV Cultura, one of Brazil’s most respected public television networks, came to the Time Out São Paulo offices to see how we do things at the year-old local branch of the London-based entertainment … Continue reading

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