Those of you that have experienced living abroad, does it not feel very exciting and liberating at first? However, this is just the first stage of rush of emotions and thoughts you will experience. You see, adapting in another country is in fact pretty much like a relationship.
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.
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.
I will never forget the worst date that I have ever had. It happened here in Brazil and it served as a lesson to remember that it is up to me to position myself and make sure my limits and I are respected.
Today I have decided to share with you one of the toughest experience I have had while living here in Brazil.
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.
After weeks full of celebrations in Estonia, I am back in Brazil and wondering more than ever about the marvelous ways life rolls out in front of us.
Brazil is all about flexibility, which is why living here has taught me valuable lessons on how to bend but not break.
Read on to find out what happens on a Brazilian farm when siesta is over and it is right about time for adventure again.
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.
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.
There is one very special place outside the city of São Paulo in the countryside, where my husband and I love to escape. It is the perfect spot to plug off and spend quality time outdoors.