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What did Brazilians Google the most in 2020? Posted by on Jan 14, 2021

Olá amigos leitores! We finally said adeus (goodbye) to 2020, certainly one of the most atypical years in modern history, where many of us spend most of our time almost exclusively inside our houses. Confinement led us to change our routines and come up with ways not only to trabalhar (work), but also to entertain…

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2020 highlights in Brazil- Part II Posted by on Dec 30, 2020

Bom dia, amigos leitores. Good morning to all readers. We are now reaching the second installment of our 2020 highlights, covering the main events that took place in Brazil this year. If you missed part one, click here to check it out. Today we will be going over about the case of the Backer brewery in…

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Brazilian states: Santa Catarina Posted by on Dec 23, 2020

Olá, amigos leitores! Hello, readers! What comes to mind when you think about about Brazilian praias (beaches)? I bet you must have thought of Rio de Janeiro or even some other city in northeastern Brazil, but have you heard of the city of Florianópolis? If you haven’t, não se preocupem (don’t worry), because today’s text…

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2020 highlights in Brazil Posted by on Dec 14, 2020

Bom dia a todos! Happy December to all readers! As the last semanas (weeks) of 2020 finally roll in, it is time to think back on all the major events that took place in Brazil in what can only be described as a very eventful ano (year). So buckle up, as we break this down…

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Learn more idioms with the word ‘hand’ in Portuguese Posted by on Dec 4, 2020

Olá leitores! Hello readers! Hoje daremos continuidade a um texto que foi uma “mão na roda”. If you are one of our loyal followers, you might know what we are referring to. And for those who haven’t figured it out yet, don’t worry, we’ll te dar uma mão (give you a hand). Today we will…

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Brazilian states: Amapá Posted by on Nov 30, 2020

“Do Oiapoque ao Chuí” (From Oiapoque to Chuí). This is a very typical saying in Brazil that is used to refer to something which extends throughout the national territory. Oiapoque and Chuí are two cidades (cities) located at the very opposite extremos (edges) of our country, the first in the northernmost of Amapá, and the…

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Learn some idioms with the word ‘hand’ in Portuguese Posted by on Nov 12, 2020

Olá amigos leitores! Hello dear readers! Ready for another adventure on our language? If you have already been to Brazil, you probably noticed that our people have a very frequent habit of gesturing with their mãos (hands) whenever we speak. For us, these gestures are a way to complement our words, to amplify their meaning…

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