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Sao Paulo Slang and Expressions

Posted on October 18th, 2015 by Pedro Souza

By Pedro Souza, Staff Writer October 18, 2015 When trying to speak Brazilian Portuguese, the language that is used on a day-to-day basis is riddled with slangs and expressions. As if this wasn’t enough of a challenge, these expressions change a lot from region to region. Below, we have listed some slangs and expressions that […]

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Brazilian Customs and Etiquette: Some Things You Should Know

Posted on October 18th, 2015 by gringadmin

By Pedro Souza, Staff Writer October 18, 2015 Brazilians are known throughout the world as warm and friendly people. They are also usually receptive towards foreigners, and tend to treat them very well. That being said, there are many cultural differences foreigners face when coming to Brazil, especially those that do not come from a […]

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Around Brazil: Sao Thome das Letras

Posted on September 26th, 2015 by gringadmin

By Pedro Souza, Staff Writer September 26, 2015 An alternative paradise in the state of Minas: Come taste the magic of Sao Thome das Letras. Located near Trs Coraes, in the state of Minas Gerais, So Thom das Letras is truly a wonder to behold. The best way of getting there is through the Ferno […]

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10 Brazilian Movies You Should Definitely Watch – Part 1

Posted on September 26th, 2015 by gringadmin

By Pedro Souza, Staff Writer September 26, 2015 The Brazilian film industry is highly underrated. Although few national movies have become popular internationally, Brazilian movie directors has been releasing solid films for decades. We have compiled a list of some of the best for you to enjoy. Cidade de Deus (City of God) If you […]

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Seven Brazilian Desserts Every Foreigner Should Try

Posted on August 25th, 2015 by gringadmin

By Pedro Souza, Staff Writer August 25, 2015 Brazilian cuisine is really diverse and tasty as well. When it comes to sweets and desserts, there is a whole world of sugary goodness to explore. Below, we have compiled five Brazilian deserts for you to try if you get the chance. Brigadeiro Brigadeiros are among the […]

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Getting Married in Brazil

Posted on August 25th, 2015 by gringadmin

By Pedro Souza, Staff Writer August 25, 2015 So you have found your love in Brazil and wants to get married, but between you and your (hopefully) happy marriage, there stands a bureaucratic process for you to conquer. Do not be afraid, for we have written this article to guide you through the process. First, […]

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Sao Paulo City – A Gourmands Dream

Posted on July 21st, 2015 by gringadmin

By Marilyn Diggs July 21, 2015 The joke in Rio is that restaurants replace beaches for entertainment in So Paulo. Its true. Brazils gastronomical capital keeps restaurateurs competitive, resulting in culinary experiences to be savored. The variety of restaurants in So Paulo is mind-boggling! Here are a few of my favorites. Brasil a Gosto. Take […]

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Brazil: Nature and Culture Combine in One Delightful Spot

Posted on July 21st, 2015 by gringadmin

By Marilyn Diggs July 21, 2015 View works of art, listen to classical music concerts, attend cultural lectures and drink tea in one lush and peaceful setting. Sounds too good to be true? It all happens at the Maria Luisa and Oscar Americano Foundation, in So Paulo. In Honor of his Wife The spacious home […]

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16 Funny Brazilian Expressions

Posted on July 21st, 2015 by gringadmin

By Pedro Souza, Staff Writer July 21, 2015 Brazilian Portuguese is a curious language, being a mix of traditional Portuguese and the indigenous languages of Brazil. In the hands of Brazilians, it can take some creative turns, as expressions emerge from the daily use of language. Below, we have compiled 16 of those expressions, some […]

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The Best Festivals in Brazil for the EDM Lovers – Part 1

Posted on July 21st, 2015 by gringadmin

By Pedro Souza, Staff Writer July 21, 2015 When people think about partying in Brazil, scenes from carnival are the first thing that come to mind. But what many dont know, is that Brazil has one of the strongest EDM scenes in the world, with plenty of clubs and festivals for enthusiasts to enjoy. Below, […]

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