Tag Archives: Portuguese

5 Must-Know Bartering Tips For the Latin American Traveler

Encompassing 21 countries, Latin America offers something for every type of traveler. Endless beaches, wild nightlife scenes, family-friendly parks, beautiful natural attractions…the list goes on and on. One perk to nearly any Latin American vacation is that travelers will get to do some unique souvenir shopping. From handmade pottery to delicate textiles, and lots more,(…)

5 Brilliant Brazilian Drinks–Just in Time for the #WorldCup!

If a vacation to Brazil is on your radar for this year, you’re probably focused on important things like making an itinerary, choosing your accommodations, and brushing up on your Portuguese. And while all of these are critically important, I’ve got another suggestion for you: Why not make a checklist of tasty drinks you’ll want(…)

6 Incredible Tourist Activities in Rio

It’s practically guaranteed that any Brazilian vacation will be a hit. From beautiful beaches to thriving urban scenes to some of the most photographed attractions in the world, you have your pick of literally thousands upon thousands of places to visit in Rio de Janeiro alone. When it comes to planning a vacation, you’ll want(…)

Eggs and Donkeys: 7 Portuguese Idioms

Portuguese is, along with Spanish, the fastest growing language after English! You would do well to get some local sayings in your language repertoire – and what better to learn than some typical Portuguese idioms? You can puzzle over the individual words until the cows come home, but you’re not likely to work out their(…)

Top 5 Child-Friendly Places to Visit in Rio de Janeiro

When most people think of Brazil they imagine never-ending parties, scantily clad women dancing in the street, and miles of crowded beaches. While it’s certainly easy to find all of those things, there are plenty of kid-friendly activities that make it an excellent destination for families, too. If you’re thinking about booking a family vacation(…)

10 Cities and Towns to Visit in Brazil

South America’s Brazil is not only the biggest country in the continent, but is also one of the most popular for visitors.  It has different varied landscapes and a plethora of incredible attractions.  Combining world-class beaches, pristine rainforests, lively cities, a passion for football, exciting carnivals, and more, a trip to Brazil is like no(…)

Top 10 Things to See in Brazil

Planning a trip to Brazil and unsure where to start? Brazil is a fascinating country that can please any world traveler no matter his or her tastes. Whether you’re imagining a peaceful beachside retreat or a lively cosmopolitan adventure, you’ll find just what you’re looking for in Brazil. Here are just 10 of the top(…)