Sakuras in Japan

We cannot do it all

I managed to spend one month without writing, mostly because I’ve been super stressed with work. I feel super drained at the end of the day, I try to make progress in my side projects, but most of the time without success. Then when I can’t make progress in other areas of my life, I…

Pickled plum package

Japan and its Plastic

During my trip to Japan, there was something that truly impressed me and not in a positive way. The amount of plastic used is insane. Nothing would have me prepared for the amount of packaging used in Japan that could be easily reduced. Some examples: Most of the cookies were packaged individually and then all…

Japan - Temple in Ueno Park

Japan – First Thoughts

I’m back! Actually I arrived two weeks ago but I needed time. I needed time to reflect about this trip and absorb everything that had happened plus adjusting to my routine! After a trip I always have trouble in organizing everything back. Remove everything from the bag, upload photos to the computer, I don’t know…

Bread

My Love For Bread

I like bread, actually I love bread. I have bread for breakfast almost everyday. I eat all kinds of bread, bread with seeds, “pão de água” (Portuguese bread), etc. Some people might say that bread is bad for you, that it makes you fat, both might be true (at least in excess bread really does…