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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Massage Therapist

Started by Dawn-Marie Cook in Sample Title. Last reply by Greg Mann 8 hours ago. 1 Reply

Hello all,I am looking for a massage therapist in the Cambui to Alphaville area that speaks  a little bit of English. The one that has been mentioned on this website the cell phone is no longer in service and there is no answer on the other line.Any…Continue

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About renting contract/company's responsability/expatriate

Started by Chloé in Sample Title. Last reply by Chloé yesterday. 4 Replies

Hi all,I have an issue concerning the renting of an apartment : I'd like to rent one (in my name, I have the CPF and RNE) but the company would pay the rent. Is it possible ? Meaning is there a way to have my name on the contract and my company in…Continue

Flat (different from apartment) in Cambui

Started by Chloé in Sample Title yesterday. 0 Replies

Hi all,I'm facing an issue : find a Flat, around 4500 Rs/month, in Cambui. Do you know about such accomodation ? It would help me a lot!Careful : flats are different from apartments as you rent every month and you don't have to do a rental contractContinue

Looking for an apartment 1 person in Cambui

Started by Chloé in Sample Title. Last reply by Chloé on Thursday. 3 Replies

Hi all,I come from France and will be working in Campinas. I am looking for an apartment in the Cambui area : 1 person, ideally furnished or at least semi-furnished, quiet, one parking place.I have been here for 6 weeks and I'd really like to be…Continue

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