Things You Should Know About Brazil and Its People

Travel - Destinations
By: maysousa    
03-Nov-2015

Introduction:Brazil is well known for the Amazon jungle, our great soccer teams, the Carnaval parties and beaches. But how well do you really know us? Check it out.

  • 01

    Lose the Handshake When You Meet Us

    If you are in an informal environment, just forget handshakes are existing. We love hugging and kissing as if we've known you for ages. We are very affectionate.

  • 02

    We Have Food Not a Lot of Countries Have

    The thing I miss most about Brazil after living one year abroad is the food. I miss having a nice maracuya mousse for desert, coxinha when in need to grab something fast, palmito on my salad and I even have a tendency to think our pizza is better than the ones I tried in Italy.

  • 03

    Even If We Don't Speak Your Language, We Will Communicate

    During several encounters in countries like France or Bulgaria I found myself trying to communicate in order to get help or to make myself understood and they were not very successful moments of my trips. In Brazil, we will talk with our hands, we will draw, we will grab a dictionary or even make up words if that's what it takes to give you information.

  • 04

    We Have Places Where It's Sunny All Year, But We Also Have Places Where It Snows

    The beauty of Brazil is the fact that we are 200 million people living in 8,514,215 km², so you can find the perfect destination for several trips inside the same country, different cultures and even dialects. My first advice would be for you to Google "Campos do Jordão" to realize Brazil is not just made of beaches.

  • 05

    We Have the 4Th Best Nightlife In the World

    You heard me right. According to CNN, São Paulo tops places like Bangkok, Montreal and even Vegas. We are still under development, but we are as open minded as we can be and for sure you can find your place in the night, whether that will be a gay club, rock bar, irish pub or just a 24h fast food restaurant or coffee bar.




Final Thoughts

I could talk about Brazil all day long if you ask me, but for now, this is how I can convince you there's more to our country than soccer and samba. It's not going to be the cheapest trip you take in your life, but definitely worth every cent.




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