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Free Things To Do in the City of São Paulo

Posted on May 22nd, 2017 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza May 22, 2017 Being the third largest city in the world, there is always something to do in São Paulo. Although the choices are endless, however, money isn’t. Fortunately, there is always something free to do if you know the right place to look. To help you with that, we have compiled […]

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Brazilian Football Culture: Slangs and Expressions

Posted on May 22nd, 2017 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza May 22, 2017 Football plays an important part in Brazilian culture and life. This can be observed in the kids playing a match in the streets, in the television in the bar displaying a game and when cities erupt in cheers and fireworks when a famous team scores a goal. Being as […]

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What You Should Know About Brazilian Labor Legislation

Posted on April 23rd, 2017 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza April 23, 2017 Despite the economic crisis, there are plenty of work opportunities in Brazil for foreigners. If you are thinking of working here, however, there are a few things you should know about the Brazilian labor legislation. The first thing you should be aware of if that in theory, you need […]

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Brazilian Business Etiquette: Tips for Closing the Deal

Posted on April 23rd, 2017 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza April 23, 2017 As one of the largest economies in the world, there are plenty opportunities for doing business in Brazil. As Brazilians are highly social people, they enjoy doing business personally, which means you might have to deal with face-to-face meetings. There are, however, some cultural differences you should be aware […]

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Vacationing in Santa Catarina (São Chico)

Posted on March 27th, 2017 by Bob Judson

By Bob Judson March 17, 2017 So many surfside locations to choose from in Brazil: which one would fit availability, schedule, budget and distance? Living in Curitiba, Parana, and having two dogs to cart along, we needed to choose a location not too distant in order to control taxi charges and travel time. São Chico, […]

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Supermarket Queues

Posted on March 27th, 2017 by Teresa Cristina

By Teresa Cristina March 27, 2017 The topic of queing in supermarkets is dear to my heart, since I find it so, so annoying – and yes, I am a Brazillian who can not stand this. I thought it would be helpful to write about it, to set expectations for foreigners shopping at supermarkets around […]

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Tim Maia: The Voice of Brazilian Soul Music

Posted on March 27th, 2017 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza March 27, 2017 With a rich musical heritage, Brazil boasts a plethora of musical legends. In a country that produced musicians such as Villa Lobos, Raul Seixas, Baden Powell and Chico Buarque, few musicians are as loved and missed as Tim Maia. Maia, whose real name was Sebastião Rodrigues Maia, was born […]

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Slangs and Expressions From the State of Goiás

Posted on March 27th, 2017 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza March 27, 2017 In the center of Brazil lies the state of Goiás. In Goiás one finds Brasília, the capital of Brazil, but the state is also home to wonders such as the state park of Chapada Diamantina. Going there, one will also be greeted with a local culture and a local […]

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22 Safety Tips for Travelling Around Brazil

Posted on March 1st, 2017 by Pedro Souza

February 27, 2017 By Pedro Souza With dazzling nature, warm and friendly people, wild parties and a rich culture, Brazil has a lot to offer. Unfortunately, it is also known for its high crime rate. That being said, this shouldn’t be a problem if you take the necessary precautions. With this in mind, we have […]

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Come Lose Yourself in the City of Salvador

Posted on March 1st, 2017 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza February 27, 2017 Once the capital of Brazil, Salvador is now the capital of Bahia, and one of the most popular tourist destinations in the country. The third largest city of Brazil, Salvador is a peninsula that stands between the Baía de Todos os Santos (All Saints Bay) and the Atlantic Ocean. […]

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