While the first part of this post about how to understand a Brazilian focused on describing some more general attitudes or aspects, this post will try to unravel a few peculiarities that come up in social situations and behaviors.
How to understand a Brazilian? – Part 1
As many as there are fish in the sea, there are different types of Brazilians. Brazil is a huge melting pot of cultures, races, beliefs and lifestyles. Therefore, if you have not lived in Brazil at least for a while, never think you will be easily able to pinpoint a Brazilian in a crowd just by the way they look or act.
The Secret to Enjoying Life in São Paulo
Whether moving to a big city as a newcomer or returning to the concrete jungle after vacations, the contrast between the relaxing settings you might have been experiencing before and the reality of the mega city can be challenging.
10 Ways to Efficiently Learn a Language
While I do believe that some people have the natural ability to make sense of language systems more easily than others, there are a number of things that everyone can do and attitudes they should take to make their language learning process more efficient and much more enjoyable.
10 Reasons to Check Out the Brazilian Wake Scene
Freshly inspired by a recent trip to Sunset wake Park in Goiânia here is a list of 10 reasons why you should definitely check out the Brazilian wake scene.
Do Not Stay In This Place When You Go To Rio De Janeiro
When in Rio de Janeiro the last time we had a very unpleasant experience staying in a hostel in Ipanema that we definitely do NOT recommend to anyone.
All the Tips You Need for a Great Time in Rio de Janeiro (for Returners and First Timers Alike)
After visiting Rio de Janeiro last week I got so inspired that I just had to share with you detailed tips that will be useful to anyone planning to visit Rio de Janeiro or dreaming of it.
How to Adapt to a Foreign Culture?
Adapting is hard. Period. Whatever it is – new school, new diet, new city, new flat mates or family members – it definitely means stepping out of your comfort zone and accepting changes in your life and in your
Beginner’s Guide: 10 Ways to Keep up with Conversations in Brazil (or Other Latin Cultures)
Here are 10 tips that I have picked about about conversing in cultures that are verbally way more expressive than an average countryman of yours.
How to Understand an Estonian?
To align our expectations about this blog, let me start by telling you what we, Estonians are like.