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Brazil: Communication for Foreigners

Posted on May 21st, 2013 by gringadmin

By B. Michael RubinMay 21, 2013There are many ways for foreigners to get into trouble. Of course, it is wise for travelers to obey the laws of the country they are visiting. However, problems may arise when it&rsquot;s not clear what the foreign customs are. For example, when entering a small waiting room in Brazil […]

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Ask a Brazilian: Insects

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by gringadmin

April 30, 2013This is our regular column called Ask a Brazilian”, the idea being that you can quite literally ask a question of a Brazilian – for those issues you aren&rsquot;t sure about but perhaps dare not ask someone else. It is meant as a bit of fun and answers should not be construed as […]

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Edificio Italia to Xingu

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by gringadmin

By Jeremy ClarkApril 30, 2013Last August 2012 I made my seventh trip to Brazil. My first was in 2003 to Rio, 2004 back to Rio, 2005 to São Paulo, 2006 to Salvador, 2008 to São Paulo, and 2009 to Recife. I just can’t seem to get enough. Every day I spend one hour at the […]

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Driving in Brazil

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by gringadmin

By Jeffrey JonesApril 30, 2013Anyone visiting for a while or living in Brazil will eventually be tasked with driving. Many people advise a road trip to learn to know the people and areas that you can&rsquot;t experience by visiting the larger cities. I would wholeheartedly agree with this. Driving by car is a wonderful way […]

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AmSoc GALA Dinner/Dance/Auction – May 10

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by gringadmin

Make plans NOW with your friends to join the American Society Community at the 2013 GALA Dinner/Dance/Auction on Friday, May 10, 2013 at the Buffet Colonial in Moema!Tickets are on sale at the American Society office for R$325 per person. Tables seat eight and we encourage you to gather your friends and buy a table. […]

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São Paulo, Brazil – Take 9 Fight & Swinger Clubs

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by gringadmin

By Maria A PetitApril 30, 2013Recently on the Gringoes forum there was a very controversial post titled Reasons Why I hate Brazil”. To this I say you really need to get out more. The place (São Paulo at least) is really entertaining! Last week I struck gold with two off the beaten path adventures.On Thursday […]

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Brazil Through Foreign Eyes

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by gringadmin

April 30, 2013Meet Hunter Peak who moved to Brazil recently. Read the following interview in which Hunter tells us about some of his 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.?My name is Hunter Peak and I&rsquot;m from […]

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Foreigners Through Brazilian Eyes

Posted on April 30th, 2013 by gringadmin

April 30, 2013This week in our continuing Foreigners Through Brazilian Eyes series we have an interview with Adriana Schmidt Raub. Read on as Adriana tells us about her impressions of foreigners, and gives some helpful advice also.1. Where are you from in Brazil and what do you do?I am from São Paulo city – born […]

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Brazil Through Foreign Eyes

Posted on April 9th, 2013 by gringadmin

April 9, 2013Meet Priya Ferreira who moved to Brazil recently. Read the following interview in which she 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&rsquot;m from the UK and lived in London […]

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Ask a Brazilian: Dogs

Posted on April 2nd, 2013 by gringadmin

April 2, 2013This is our regular column called Ask a Brazilian”, the idea being that you can quite literally ask a question of a Brazilian – for those issues you aren’t sure about but perhaps dare not ask someone else. It is meant as a bit of fun and answers should not be construed as […]

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