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Brazil After The World Cup: (Hint) Still Amazing

Day Traders In Brazil

The first time I experienced Brazil was during the Carnival in Salvador. It is one of those countries that remain in your heart forever. The beautiful people. The vastness of the country. And the endless corruption and bureaucracy.  Sorry I meant charm. Many people think that Brazil is just big butts, bikinis, and an endless […]

Learning How To Speak Brazilian Portuguese: Basic Expressions

Brazilian Halle Berry

Learning how to speak Brazilian Portuguese was nothing short of challenging even though I speak Spanish.  The many Brazilian Portuguese basic expressions are quite similar to Spanish but most people don’t realize that Brazilians can understand the Spanish better than Spanish people can understand Brazilian. In written form the words are nearly identical but the […]

Brazilian Food: Typical & Traditional Cuisine

churrasquinho

The Food in Brazil is generally a variation of the food that can be found in other South America countries.  Upon visiting Brazil, one will find that there are only variations of food that are found throughout the entire continent. It is seldom to find food that is overly unique, but there are some delectable […]

Great Brazilian Road Trip: Northern Coast & Beach Edition

South America At Night

I was sitting around Rio De Janeiro and I suddenly realized that I was leaving in a few months and hadn’t seen the majority of the country. I had been acclimating to life in Rio De Janeiro for close to 3 months already and was able to visit Easter Island, Peru, and parts of southern […]

Lagoa Paraiso in Jericoacoara, Brazil (Photo Essay)

Lagoa Paraiso in Jericoacoara, Brazil (Photo Essay)

If this is your first time to the site you may want to sign up for my rss feed or join me on Facebook. Welcome to Paradise, Paradise Lagoon to be exact (Lagoa Paraiso means Paradise Lagoon).  The lagoon is part of an extensive set of lagoons that are found in the area near the […]

When A First Love Is Tainted

Medellin

It happens to all of us, the first love. A first love can be as swift as a rose grows or as difficult as the thorn that it bears.  The first love, in some cases, is often complicated and complex.  This was not the case of my first, her name was Medellin and it was […]

Getting Acclimated To Life In Rio de Janeiro

Day Trading in Brazil

Life in Rio De Janeiro hasn’t been the same since I arrived in the largest country in South America.  I would beg to mention something else that was very big that I found on the beaches of city but I will refrain from frightened the kiddos. It reminded me of many places I visited around […]

Dear Florianopolis: I am NOT impressed

Florianopolis Brazil

The things said of Florianopolis were nothing short of exceptional. “There is nothing like the beaches on that island” one traveler told me.  Anytime I  googled anything including  awesome and South America there was always one result that appeared continuously.   Awesome + South America = Yep, Florianopolis. Considering that I have lived in 5 of […]