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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House for rent in Alphaville

Started by Simone T. Costa Eriksson in Sample Title Jul 21. 0 Replies

Hello, Our house will be available for rent again on August 15. 4 bedrooms, pool, and a large garden. Please write to costaeriksson@hotmail in case you want to see some photos. Thanks!Continue

Linguistics project looking for participants

Started by Steven Alcorn in Sample Title Jul 11. 0 Replies

Good evening! I’m a linguistics graduate student at the University of Texas at Austin and I’m in Campinas until early August to conduct a research project about people who know English as a native language and learn Portuguese as a foreign language.…Continue

Find an apartment in Campinas

Started by Chloé in Sample Title. Last reply by Simone T. Costa Eriksson Jul 5. 1 Reply

Hi,I'm moving to Campinas next week to work. First I'll live in a apart/hotel located in the Jardim Proença district and go to work (by bus) in the district of Jardim Conceicao. My company would like me to stay the whole year, maybe two, in this…Continue

Accomodation for expat in Campinas

Started by Chloé in Sample Title. Last reply by Chloé Jun 30. 2 Replies

Hi,I create a second discussion in order to ask if someone know a good "apartment/hotel" in Campinas, ideally in Cambui as I'll be working in the Jardim…Continue

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