Health Precautions To Take For Your Journey To Brazil

Whether you are traveling to Brazil for a vacation, or you are going to the country in order to work there, it is important to take some time to make sure you protect your health and that you aren't taking any unnecessary risks once you arrive. Depending on the area of the country you will be visiting, the range of vaccinations that you will need t...

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The Difficulty Of Brazilian Life For Those Moving To The Country

Brazil is a country that has a lot to offer international visitors, and when you are relaxing on the beaches of Rio or exploring the beautiful Amazon region, there is no doubt that it is a country which has a lot of things going for it. The economy in Brazil proved to be strong and resilient through the economic problems after 2008, although its growth has slowed recently, but there are still plenty of jobs and roles where expats living in the co...

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10 Ways to Prepare for Carnaval in Brazil

When February arrives, there is a buzz throughout Brazil as the time for Carnaval quickly approaches. This is a time of year when people loosen their laces, rules become more like suggestions and things get wild! The actual event of Carnaval is chaotic, vivacious and overwhelming, so it’s best to feel nice and secure with all of your accommodations, belongings and costumes squared away before hand. Check out these ten tips on how to get ready for...

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4 Study Abroad Destinations outside of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo in Brazil

Brazil has never been a country to shy away but last year’s World Cup and next year’s Summer Olympics well and truly thrust Brazil under the spotlight. Throw into the mix the fact that Brazil is one of the world’s fastest growing economies and it makes Brazil a very interesting study abroad option. But it’s not just the future career benefits that makes Brazil such a great study abroad destination – surely the sun, sand, beaches and caipirinhas a...

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Shoulder Season Around the World

We all eagerly look forward to holiday time, when we get a break from work or school and get the chance to head off somewhere exotic. So when the time to get out of cold winter for the holiday season and head to more tropical locations, upon arrival you will quickly realize that you were not the only person who had an escape plan to Hawaii or Tahiti. Summer holidays are also a popular time for travel as families can head out together and enjoy va...

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Jericoacoara, Brazil: An Oasis for Adventurers

“I held on to my straw hat as I bounced around madly inside the roaring machine known as a bus. The full moon beamed down on the waves that trailed alongside our path along the not so smooth sand. I had been advised to grab a seat on the left side and I was rewarded with the constant kiss of the wind, smell the sea and the chance to witness the beauty that is the Brazilian coast. As every limb and muscle jolted and jumbled around, I reminisced ab...

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Decoding North-eastern Brazilian Food

Brazil is a country that is almost as big as a continent, which means that there is a lot of diversity throughout the different areas. Language, culture and cuisine all vary depending on the region, but Brazilian cuisine as a whole takes its major influences from Europe and Africa, but there are such a plethora of immigrant influences on the culture that the cuisine has evolved into its own national flavour.     Two of the mos...

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Teach Abroad in Brazil

Host of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Brazil (Brasil) is a growing economic powerhouse. As largest country in South America, Brazil is known for its wild and colorful Carnival, breathtaking beaches, and awe-inspiring waterfalls. Brazil is a diverse land that holds everything from sprawling metropolitan cities to untouched jungles. The locals are known for their hospitality and extroverted friendliness, so you will never be among strangers. If you...

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