What Is Feijoada? A Brazilian Explains

For me, one of the best things about living in Brazil is the food. As a Brazilian born and bred I know that I’m biased to say that, but I’m saying anyway: Brazilian food is the best! And if you…

What Do Brazilians Eat? A Guide Into Brazilian Cuisine

Brazilian cuisine is considered one of the best in the world. With various influences ranging from indigenous peoples and slaves to European colonizers, with so much miscegenation sometimes is difficult to know what do Brazilians eat. As a general rule,…

Is Brazil Safe To Live? A Local Weighs In

Is Brazil Safe To Live?

Brazil is a country much celebrated for its natural beauty and rich culture, including delicious cuisine and excellent football players. Unfortunately, the country is not only known for things and is often in the news linked to the crime. This…

Why Does Only Brazil Speak Portuguese? (With Infographic)

Brazil is the only country in America that speaks Portuguese, while most of its neighboring nations speak Spanish or English (in some specific cases). But, if most countries have adopted other languages, why do Brazilians speak Portuguese? Only Brazil speaks…

Do I Need To Speak Portuguese To Visit Brazil?

Do I Need Portuguese To Visit Brazil?

As Brazil is the only country in Latin America that adopted Portuguese as the first language, some tourists doubt whether it is necessary to speak Portuguese to visit Brazil. As a general rule, you don’t need to speak Portuguese to…

How Can A Foreigner Get A Job In Brazil?

How Can A Foreigner Get A Job In Brazil?

Start a new life in a different country is always a challenge and the first thing that immigrants use to worry about is if there are good job openings in the country that they’re intending to move to. That’s why…

Reasons Not To Live In Brazil: A Local Weighs In

Usually, in this blog, I write about the great things of Brazil. Interesting facts or food recipes and travel tips and amazing destinations of my beloved country. Unfortunately, there is a bad size of Brazil as well. The country is…