This site is a meeting point for expatriates and for Brazilians with international experience in Campinas and region.

What to do in Campinas?

For info about what bars, restaurants, shows, etc.




Centro de Convivência Cultural Carlos Gomes

CPFL Cultura  - Theater for kids (on Sundays, free entrance)


Shopping Galleria - Cine Galleria

Shopping Don Pedro - Kinoplex

Shopping Iguatemi  - Cinemark

CPFL Cultura  - Theater for kids (on Sundays, free entrance)


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Looking for a PT nanny.

Started by Valerie Velho in Sample Title. Last reply by CRISTINA DELABONA Apr 6. 2 Replies

Hello!  We are in need of a nanny in the mornings. If anyone has any leads or someone to recommend, we would greatly appreciate it! We need someone who has a car to watch our two boys, 5 & 3. Thank you!Continue

Tags: children, help, nanny, care, child

dutch/flemish teacher

Started by Benoit Somers in Sample Title. Last reply by CRISTINA DELABONA Apr 6. 7 Replies

hello,I'm looking for a someone who can teach dutch/flemish to my children (8 and 6 years old).Continue

Laptop/notebook for sale, like new, $R3500

Started by Denise Arnold in Sample Title Mar 28. 0 Replies

Laptop/notebook for sale, only used for a week.. The OS is Ubuntu/linux but you can install Windows if you prefer. Long battery life, high resolution screen, two solid state drives, latest Intel 6th gen processor. $R3500.Operating SystemUbuntu 15.10…Continue

Tags: sale, for, notebook, laptop

Washing powder/ detergent

Started by Antonia fraser in Sample Title. Last reply by Denise Arnold Mar 28. 4 Replies

Hello,Can anyone recommend a Brazilian equilavent to non bio washing powder, or detergent for sensitive skin?I suffer skin allergies to fragrance and all seem to be quite fragrant.Any advice would be a great help!Thank you all in advance.Antonia :)Continue

Tags: free, fragrance, powder, Washing

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