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Brazil Through Foreign Eyes

Posted on August 2nd, 2011 by gringadmin

August 2, 2011Meet Danielle Carner who recently moved to Brazil. 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.?My name is Danielle Carner. I am a […]

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Understanding Brazil: Mosquitoes Part II

Posted on August 2nd, 2011 by Ricky Skelton

By Ricky SkeltonAugust 2, 2011Back to this one again.If prevention is better than cure, I find that often in Brazil, cure isn’t considered either. Instead, a resigned shrug of the shoulders and another repetition of ‘O que a gente pode fazer?’. The answer across many of Brazil’s problems is ‘Quite a lot more actually, and […]

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Five Exceptional Beach Destinations in Brazil

Posted on August 2nd, 2011 by Alison McGowan

By Alison McGowanAugust 2, 2011Alter do Chao, ParThe beaches of the Amazon make for a particularly special treat, because they are a phenomenon that only occurs in July through to November, when the rivers are at their lowest. The beach at Alter do Chao, Par is probably the prettiest of them all. With beach bars […]

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Foreigners Through Brazilian Eyes

Posted on August 2nd, 2011 by gringadmin

August 2, 2011This week in our continuing Foreigners Through Brazilian Eyes series we have an interview with Rebecca Carvalho. Read on as Rebecca 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?My name is Rebecca Carvalho, I’m from Recife, PE, […]

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British Olympics Event São Paulo – July 27th

Posted on July 22nd, 2011 by gringadmin

By Mark HillaryJuly 22, 2011Being a Brit living in Brazil is always a pleasure when people ask about sport. Having the next Olympic games in London, then the World Cup in Brazil, followed by the Olympics in Rio means that this is a great place to be for major sporting events. And it’s even better […]

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Brazil: Relaxation and Rejuvenation in Bahia’s Eco-paradises

Posted on July 12th, 2011 by Alison McGowan

By Alison McGowanJuly 12, 2011Bahia is huge and full of wonderful places to escape to breath some clean air and unwind in astounding tropical surroundings. Although Salvador is the place most foreign travellers find themselves staying, because of the international airport, it is just a fraction of what Bahia really has to offer. Catch a […]

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Foreigners Through Brazilian Eyes

Posted on July 12th, 2011 by gringadmin

July 12, 2011This week in our continuing Foreigners Through Brazilian Eyes series we have an interview with Augusto Uehara. Read on as Augusto 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’m from the east side of São Paulo city, […]

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Understanding Brazil: The Pub

Posted on July 12th, 2011 by Ricky Skelton

By Ricky SkeltonJuly 12, 2011It is the little things you miss most about home when you live abroad, Marmite, HP Sauce, proper cheddar cheese, family… you know, the things you don’t find in Brazil. I try my best to feel homesick but I can’t even get as far as pretending to be honest. Life here […]

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Brazil: Hidden Pousadas – Casa Taruma, Conceicao de Jacarei, Rio de Janeiro

Posted on June 21st, 2011 by Alison McGowan

By Alison McGowanJune 21, 2011Just a couple of hours south of Rio, down the beautiful coast road to Paraty, there is the most wonderful surprise – the Casa Tarum, an indigenous name which means literally a coisa boa” or “good thing”. Not a pousada as such, more of a tropical B&B, with a difference – […]

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Foreigners Through Brazilian Eyes

Posted on June 21st, 2011 by gringadmin

June 21, 2011This week in our continuing Foreigners Through Brazilian Eyes series we have an interview with Ana da Silva. Read on as Ana 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’m from Campinas. I’m a freelance writer and […]

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