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Brazil: 50 Years Past Part 2

Posted on March 11th, 2014 by gringadmin

By Chip KishelMarch 11, 2014A story of a young American boy and his family living in Brazil from 1962 to 1964.My life as a young boy in the small town of Strongsville, Ohio before the summer of 1962 was fairly basic. We lived on a dead end street that continued a short distance unpaved. I […]

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Brazil: Copa Load of Criticism

Posted on March 11th, 2014 by gringadmin

By Ed FreemanMarch 11, 20142014, the year we’ve all been waiting for; the year we proudly reveal to the world&rsquot;s hungry eyes how this great nation is primed for growth and prosperity. How we have grabbed this unique opportunity to showcase our founding premise of order and progress and play host to the world. So, […]

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Brazil: Hidden Pousadas – Pousada Vila do Mar, Buzios, Rio de Janeiro

Posted on March 11th, 2014 by Alison McGowan

By Alison McGowanMarch 11, 2014Pousada Vila do Mar is one of the most traditional pousadas in all of Buzios and it occupies a prime position only moments away from Rua das Pedras – the street with all the restaurants, boutiques and bars – and the Orla Bardot promenade.Owned by Argentina Mario Jose who arrived here […]

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Brazil: Hidden Pousadas – Kite Brazil Hotel, Praia do Prea, Ceara

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by Alison McGowan

By Alison McGowanFebruary 18, 2014Kite Brazil was definitely a surprise. A very pleasant surprise but a surprise nonetheless. First of all TripAdvisor has it down as the no 1 hotel in Jericoacoara, a completely different town 12 kms away, and secondly it is classified as a hotel when this is very much a pousada with […]

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Brazil: Why I Love Curitiba

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by gringadmin

By Hoover SerresFebruary 18, 2014I am a Belgian national living in Brazil for 5 years, working for a big international enterprise and currently living in the southern city of Curitiba. Prior to this, I lived in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, Belem, Brasilia and Salvador, and had the opportunity to visit all the state capitals […]

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Brazil: The Ghost of Ayrton Senna

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by gringadmin

By Alastair KinghornFebruary 18, 2014There are few other people who can compete with Ayrton Senna for the title of Most Loved Brazilian Hero” except perhaps for Pele.Following his death on1 May 1994 in a Formula 1 accident, an estimated three million people flocked to the streets of Senna&rsquot;s hometown of São Paulo to offer him […]

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Brazil: 50 Years Past Part 1

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by gringadmin

By Chip KishelFebruary 18, 2014A story of a young American boy and his family living in Brasil from 1962 to 1964.I was 10 years old when my father accepted a teaching position at the University of São Paulo, through the University of Michigan and USAID, It was 1962. Our family of four (both parents, my […]

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Foreigners Through Brazilian Eyes

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by gringadmin

February 18, 2014This week in our continuing Foreigners Through Brazilian Eyes series we have an interview with Daniel Reschke. Read on as Daniel tells us about his impressions of foreigners, and gives some helpful advice also.1. Where are you from in Brazil and what do you do?I am from Francisco Beltrão, in Paran, a state […]

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Brazil Through Foreign Eyes

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by gringadmin

February 18, 2014Meet Niki Wang who has lived in Brazil 8 months. Read the following interview in which Niki tells us about some of her most memorable experiences and gives some useful advice to newcomers.1. Tell us a little about yourself, where are you from, what do you do etc.?I am a Singaporean who is […]

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Brazil: For Americans Going to World Cup in 2014 – A Primer

Posted on February 18th, 2014 by gringadmin

By Alan B WilliamsFebruary 18, 2014So, my fellow Americans; you want to go to World Cup in Brazil this coming June? You think you have enough money, time, moxie, streets smarts and your high school Spanish will get you by. Think again, Gringo. Here is my primer and a warning.1) Airfare: I hope your significant […]

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