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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Suggestion for trips in Brazil (Hidden "pousadas")

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

Hello everyone,I just received info about the website (http://www.hiddenpousadasbrazil.com/) which has become better and better.I hope this is helpful for the newcomers.Have a peaceful holiday…Continue

New here!

Started by Aurelia Linnert in Sample Title on Tuesday. 0 Replies

Hi! we are new in campinas and we're looking for anyone selling furniture and a big car (we have 4 children). Especially  we also need a good electric piano (yamaha) and a cello. Who can help??Thanks! Aurelia aurelia.piero@web.deContinue

Computer Repair?

Started by House in Sample Title. Last reply by Simone T. Costa Eriksson Dec 9. 1 Reply

Hello!  Can anyone recommend a computer repair shop or tech person preferably in the Cambui or Centro area?  I need help either retrieving an admin password or reformatting a PC without the admin password (The person who reformatted it recently…Continue

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Teaching job & charity work

Started by Van Dooren Melanie in Sample Title. Last reply by Van Dooren Melanie Nov 6. 3 Replies

Hi! I've just moved to Campinas two weeks ago and I would really like to find a part time job teaching English (or Dutch) preferably to children. I've already contacted Red Balloon and the Wizard Language school, but if you know about any other…Continue

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Touristing in Brazil? Nice article

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Interesting series of article about Brazil-China relationship by Financial Times:



A new edition of Brazil Weekly is ready for you at http://brazil-weekly.com 




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