Jenna Francisco

Ouro Preto. Jenna Francisco

Jenna is a freelance writer and founder of This Is My Happiness, a blog about culture, art, and slow family travel. She explores the cities, nature, and wine country close to home in Northern California but also writes about her favorite destinations, Italy and Brazil. She has been married to a Brazilian since 2001 and has visited the country many times, often for 4-6 weeks at a time. She speaks Portuguese and is raising her two sons in a bilingual household.


Traveling to Brazil for 15 years, travel writing for 5 years, founder of the successful travel/lifestyle blog This Is My Happiness


 B.A. in Art History

M.A. in Linguistics

Study of Portuguese, Spanish, and Czech

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