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Montebelo – A one week experience with surf, music and art

Montebelo – A one week experience with surf, music and art

Paris is one of the most beautiful cities in the world, no doubt. However, Paris is beige, full of concrete within a competitive environment. Two weeks ago, I went to the south west of France, Hossegor to be precise, and I immersed myself within the French natural landscape, fresh air from the sea, mountains, and(…)

In Milan street-art saved my Life

In Milan street-art saved my Life

Last April, I  flew from Paris to Milan during the time of the most important design art fair in the world, “Milano Salone”, an important fair that was launched in 1961 and hosted almost 3,000 exhibitors this year including big companies and young designers. In general, Milan is well-known all over the world for the fashion(…)

Zezão – Street art and noble heart

Zezão – Street art and noble heart

While visiting Brazil recently, I got the opportunity to interview the graffitist, plastic artist and photographer Zezão. Emergent from the third generation of graffitists in Brazil, Zezão, 41 years old, started to do graffiti in 1995. In 2003, Zezão was discovered in Brazil after posting pictures on Internet of his work on the underground sewer(…)

Colorful street art tour in São Paulo, Brazil

Colorful street art tour in São Paulo, Brazil

  During the bike tour that I did in São Paulo a few weeks ago, I was introduced by  the guide Lincoln Paiva for the lovely Manuela Colombo, who runs the Conexão Cultural blog and also promotes a street-art tour, in partnership with the hostel Ô de Casa, at the creative neighborhood of Vila Madalena in São Paulo. (…)

São Paulo bike tour – a great way to get to know the city

São Paulo bike tour – a great way to get to know the city

Until some years ago, it was quite impossible to think about riding a bike in São Paulo, a city with a chaotic traffic. But things have been changing over the past years and São Paulo, that is the fourth largest urban agglomeration in the world, and has 7 million cars on the streets, nowadays can(…)