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Five Clubs in Rio de Janeiro for the Party Lovers

Posted on January 30th, 2017 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza 30th January, 2017 Rio is notorious for its scenic beauty, warm beaches and friendly people. It is also famous for its parties, which go way beyond Carnival. If you are planning on going there and know how to enjoy a good party, you are sure to have a blast. To help you […]

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Slangs and Expressions from Rio Grande do Sul

Posted on January 30th, 2017 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza January 30th, 2017 It can be said that Brazil is many countries in one. As you go from state to state, the local people and culture change drastically, and so does the language. Below, we have made a compilation of slangs and expressions you will hear if you go to the state […]

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The Gaucho Way of Barbecuing

Posted on December 27th, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza December 27th, 2016 Everyone that has come to Brazil knows how delicious Brazilian food is. Few things are as satisfying as a big plate of rice, beans and farofa complete with a large steak. Among a wide array of dishes and foods, the gaucho-style barbecue known locally as “churrasco” stands out as […]

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Understanding Healthcare in Brazil

Posted on December 27th, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza December 27th, 2016 If you are planning on living in Brazil, it is essential that you understand how the healthcare system works here. The country offers a free Unified Health System funded by the government and known locally as SUS (Sistema Ùnico de Saúde). Hospitals that are covered by this system are […]

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The Dazzling Beauty of Chapada dos Veadeiros

Posted on November 26th, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza November 26th, 2016 Brazil is a country known for the beauty of its luxurious nature. Every state hides its own wonders, just waiting to be explored by the outdoors lovers. Based in the state of Goias, the Chapada is a plateau with an estimated 1.8 billion years of age. In 1961, the […]

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The History of Cachaça

Posted on November 26th, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza November 26th, 2016 Most foreigners have only come to know cachaça as a component of caipirinha, a Brazilian cocktail that has become popular worldwide. Yet, it is a drink widely appreciated in Brazil, most often drank pure. The cachaça is a distilled spirit made with sugarcane juice, with an alcohol content usually […]

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Amazonas Slangs and Expressions

Posted on October 30th, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza October 30th, 2016 The state of Amazonas is located in the northwest of Brazil, and is in large part occupied by the amazon rainforest. Like in every other state, locals have developed unique slangs and expressions. If you ever plan on going there, you might as well become familiar with these expressions […]

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How to Open a Bank Account in Brazil

Posted on October 30th, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza October 30th, 2016 If you are planning on living in Brazil, you will probably need to have a bank account here. Opening a bank account in Brazil can be tricky because banks are free to create their own interpretation of policies and rules. That being said, the process is straightforward. First you […]

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Five Museums to Visit in the City of São Paulo

Posted on October 4th, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza October 2nd, 2016 Being the largest city in Brazil, São Paulo is a hotbed of cultural activity. People will find there a plethora of concerts, theaters, museums and much more. Below, we have compiled a list of 5 museums to visit in São Paulo for your enjoyment. 1. Pinacoteca do Estado de […]

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A Short History of Brazilian Funk

Posted on October 4th, 2016 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza October 2nd, 2016 For most people, the word “funk” brings to mind the groovy rhythms played by the likes of James Brown, Rick James and Herbie Hancock. Brazilian funk however, bears little resemblance to its American counterpart. Born in the eighties in the favelas of Rio de Janeiro, Brazilian funk was heavily […]

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