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Archive for February, 2019

Carnival tips in Portuguese Posted by on Feb 28, 2019

Olá a todos foliões! Hello to all revellers! Brazil’s largest celebration, the carnaval,is coming up this week! And as its biggest and wildest party, it is of extreme importance to know how to take care of your saúde, bem-estar e segurança (health, well-being and safety) while you get rowdy. Today’s post will put together some…

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The verb ‘adiantar’ in Portuguese Posted by on Feb 25, 2019

Olá a todos os leitores! Hello to all readers! Como estão se sentindo hoje? How are you feeling today? Aproveitaram o domingo? Depois não adianta reclamar que a segunda-feira chegou, ein? Did you enjoy your sunday? Don’t complain about Monday later, huh? Are you guys familiar with the verb adiantar in Portuguese? If not, vou…

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The Brumadinho disaster Posted by on Feb 11, 2019

[Desastre em Brumadinho] It was November 2015 when tragedy broke down in Brazil after a barragem (dam) holding waste from an iron ore mine rompeu (collapsed) in the southeastern state of Minas Gerais. Three years have gone by an nothing seems to have changed, as we now deal with yet another dam collapse, this time…

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