Luciana Gontijo

Luciana Gontijo is Staff Writer at Grit Daily. Based in Brazil, she focuses her writing on arts and entertainment. She was formerly with HuffPost Brazil.

You Can’t Miss These Virtual Museum Tours

If you’re like me, you probably would love to travel right now but can’t because the entire world is shut down over the coronavirus outbreak. You may not be able to tour the world’s greatest museums in person, but many of them are offering virtual museum tours in the meantime. Major places such as Musée d’Orsay in Paris, MASP in São Paulo and National Gallery of Victoria in Melbourne made virtual reality tours so that we can entertain ourselves with some culture....

Book Window: A Review Of ‘Infidel – My Life’

Infidel — My Life, released in 2006 by author Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a memoir about a young woman growing up in Somalia. In 2005, TIME recognized Ali as one of 100 most influential people in the world and the book is a New York Times bestseller. Ali is an activist for Human Rights in the Netherlands and founder of AHA Foundation, that promotes and protects women and girl’s rights. A intense and engaging story that takes us to a Somali reality. Also based on studies and personal...

‘Sergio,’ New Netflix Production About A UN Diplomat

Born in Rio de Janeiro, Sergio Viera de Mello was a Brazilian diplomat and the subject of Sergio, a new film on Netflix. He traveled a lot from a young age because his father was also a diplomat. You can feel his personality come through in the new Netflix production that also highlights his beliefs for the future of the UN. His ideals of how the UN should work in countries that experience conflict are an essential part of the production. But the love story plot line becomes a bit of a...

Three Incredible Storytelling Podcasts You Can’t Miss!

In case you are a podcast fan and love to hear crazy stories in real people’s lives, this list will be perfect! So we listed three storytelling podcasts you can’t miss! Storytelling art is present in our lives since we were young. By definition, it means a person that writes or tells stories. The ones we listed here promise to entertain you and present new perspectives. Why Podcasts? Most of us grew up listening to stories from our parents or grandparents. Therefore, stories always...

Five Interesting Books For Your Quarantine

A good escape can be inside your own house or available online—thanks, internet! To keep you entertained and taking care of yourself, we have listed some interesting books recommendations to read in this quarantine. Reading may relieve your feelings and set you in another world—at least for awhile. Maybe you should think about starting all those books you have at home. We listed five books for social reflection that will help you see life in a different perspective. Blindness This book is a...

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