Brazilian Word of the week: Jangada
The day of the fisherman is celebrated on 29th of June in Brazil. It is also the day of the Saint Pedro – the protector of fishermen and their yield. This day is especially important here at Garça Torta. Historically it was fishermen´s village and still continues to have a fis
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It´s time to eat feijoada in Brazil
It is becoming more dificult to make a prefered and typical Brazilian dish “arroz com feijão” (engl.rice and beans). The price of beans has increased by 33% in average from the beginning of the year. In some supermarkets the price of one kg of beans is equal to 5 kg of ri
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Where does the name Brazil come from?
Everything has its origins. The name of our beloved country “Brazil” is not an exception. Have you ever thought what does it mean or where does it come from? If not, get ready for the surprise: Brazil is probably the only country which name comes from the tree! The name is shorten
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Hofstede Dimensions: What we can learn about Brazilian Culture (part 2)
“All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.” ― George Orwell, Animal Farm We are continuing to talk about cultural differences between Brazil and other countries. On the previous post we covered Individualism vs Collectivism dimension of Hofstede model a
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