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.
Tag: Brazilian Culture
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.
Brazil Puts Beauty First
The surprising concept of beautiful people explains accurately what Brazilians tend to value in people.
The Saga of a Cloned Credit Card
Tying to solve the case of my credit card having been cloned, made me figure if there are any helpful institutions in Brazil at all.
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
Back to Personal
During this prolonged absence of mine I found out something important about myself that I definitely need to take into account if I wish to continue to writing this (or any) blog.
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.
Brazil Making Feminism Matter
While it is being discussed in Estonia whether there is a lack of eligible bachelors that successful women stay single or go looking elsewhere, Brazil has declared a full on war on sexism.
Do Brazilians Keep Promises?
One of the important lessons I have learnt so far is how plans and promises are made in Brazil and why they are not always kept.