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.
Two Countries to Call Home
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.
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.
A Day in Brazilian Countryside – Part 2
Read on to find out what happens on a Brazilian farm when siesta is over and it is right about time for adventure again.
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.
A Day in Brazilian Countryside – Part I
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.
How to Dance to the Rhythm of São Paulo?
The hustle and bustle of São Paulo can be exciting as well as exhausting for a small-town girl like me. If you live in a metropolis such as São Paulo, it is of utmost necessity to get out every once in a while.
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.
7 Thoughts from Estonian Parents’ First Trip to Brazil
I think we were all a little worried at first, how things would carry out. My parents had not been to South America before and Brazil definitely might seem like a dangerous and strange new world to someone coming literally from the other side of the world from a different culture and environment.