Category: culture

Brazil likes Caipirinha

“Hotter vs Cooler” & “Sweeter vs Bitter”: the algorithm for contradictory situations. These are the thoughts I always remind while drinking a Caipirinha, the Brazilian national drink. I read it reflects the country extremes. On one hand you have the

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That Catchphrase

While abroad you realise you are disconnected from your former roots when coming back to your birth country for a holiday (i.e. Christmas) and then it happens: everyone is repeating that stupid catchphrase!. The funny thing is when people realises

Good Food Abroad

Something I have never had a problem with while I’ve been abroad is food. And no, you’re wrong, I’m not (or at least I wasn’t) someone that used to eat a lot, or was obsessed with meals. In fact, I

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