This month: Cupid attempts to shatter the language barrier. Also, how to avoid pronouncing “years” like “anuses” in Italian.
‘Self-care’ has become a major buzzword in the U.S. amid a burgeoning movement to destigmatize mental illness. Do other cultures discuss mental health as openly?
Learn these 14 Portuguese expressions from Brazil and you’ll be a step closer to understanding Brazilian humor (and the Brazilian way of life).
If you only learn 10 phrases in Portuguese before you go to Brazil, these slang terms are the ones to remember. You won’t be able to do much more than greet friends and order beers, but you’ll sound VERY local.
We sent our editor, John-Erik, to Rio de Janeiro ahead of the Games. He has never been to South America before, he doesn’t speak a word of Portuguese and he has no clue what he’s doing. Our gringo in Rio has a lot to learn.
Why do Brazilians use so many hand gestures? Is this an exclusively Brazilian habit? Here are 7 common Brazilian gestures that might not translate easily.
What is being Brazilian all about? And why do most most visitors to Brazil fall in love with the country? The 11 habits and behaviors below are a good starting point for those who want a better understanding of life in the “Land of Soccer” (or would it be the “Land of Carnival”?).
Want to finally learn a foreign language, but can’t decide which one? Besides the obvious benefits that learning any language brings, here are our top 5 reasons to learn Portuguese.
Are Brazilian and European Portuguese two different languages or two sides of the same coin? To find out, we consulted the most reputable source we know: hand puppets!