The World Cup is arguably the most important sporting event in the world, and by the number of Cups it has won, Brazil is arguably the most important football nation in the world. Finally, no one will argue with the fact that Brazilians love to have fun and know how to throw a party! I was […]
The Brazilian town that surprised me the most by its beauty was Paraty. Having gone to Paraty with no prior information other than that it was beautiful, I was shocked by how gorgeous it really was.
Brazil is a land of many many musical styles – The most internationally known ones being Samba and Bossa Nova, and the more nationally popular styles being Sertanejo and Forró, among many more. In the past few years, one style in particular has risen up from the favelas (ghettos) of Rio de Janeiro and become […]
Everyone knows that Rio is famous for its Carnaval, which happens every year around end of February and beginning of March. The official carnival holiday goes for 4 days from Friday to the Monday, though block parties go on all week long. But this post is not about the carnaval activities, but rather the very […]
For those of you who are old enough and/or LOST fans, seeing a Volkswagen microbus may remind you of the TV show LOST – the van Hurley found in the jungle that belonged to the Dharma Initiative So you can imagine my excitement when I spotted one on my first trip to Brazil.. then I saw […]
The Beach is one of the most important social venues for a Brazilian. After having passed some months on the beaches of Brazil, I’ve summarized a couple phenomena that I’ve only seen happen on Brazilian beaches. Agglomeration Brazilians are social creatures, so they all conglomerate at the position on the beach with the most people, […]
Brazilians love to kiss, especially during carnaval, where anything goes! The following is a collection of pick-up lines I’ve heard from guys trying to win a kiss: “Have you kissed a Brazilian guy yet?” “…But have you kissed a 2-meter tall Brazilian guy?” “I’m doing a research on what drinks girls drink … I’m doing a […]