Brazilian Cultural Observations

The Landlord From Hell!

  • 25 Jun, 2012
Every so often in life you meet someone so bizarre, so random, that you can’t quite explain them to other people….without sounding like you are making them up. I’d like to introduce you to one of these people right now….my landlord! So this guy is really skinny, really old, and he has a high pitched… Read More

Ubatuba New Year

  • 21 Jun, 2011
One thing I hadn’t thought about as I was leaving Brazil, was how cold it could get over here. And why would I!?! I guess on each rare occasion Brazil is on the news back home, the news crews don’t tend to film Brazilians wearing jumpers or jackets in winter. Perhaps I had naively imagined tropical… Read More

Shopping

  • 26 May, 2011
I am really enjoying living in Brazil, and am quite surprised at how quickly my time here has gone…over a year already! Although the language is still a challenge for me, I feel like I have adapted quite well to the Brazilian culture. However, there is just one thing I have difficulties getting used to…..the supermarkets!… Read More

Call Centres and Sao Paulo Fashion Week!

  • 16 Feb, 2011
As I flew into Sao Paulo 10 months ago, I arrived here safe in the knowledge that I had a job lined up. I was going to be working in an office, selling financial services on the phones for an investment company. My job would be to speak to (well…to speak to/harass!) Brazilian business men… Read More

Now then!

  • 11 Feb, 2011
So this year, I decided to start up my own blog. I figured it would be a good way for me to keep track of what I get up to, and it also gives me the opportunity to share with you guys what life is like, over here in the land of the samba. After… Read More
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