History, Esotericism, and Adventure Tourism: you Find all in Pirenópolis, Goiás

History, Esotericism, and Adventure Tourism: you Find all in Pirenópolis, Goiás

By Laís Oliveira |Translation: Cristiane Magalhães The city of Pirenópolis is located in the Brazilian Central-West region and is in a beautiful and historic location that is also known as “the city of the Soul’s River”. It is a mystical place that is nowadays home to...
Bahian Shrimp Bobó

Bahian Shrimp Bobó

By  chef Maria Pia Peter The Brazilian Shrimp Stew (Bobó de Camarão) is a classic seafood from the state of Bahia and one of the cornerstones of the Afro-Bahian tradition of cooking. It contains most of the fundamental ingredients in the Bahian cook’s larder...
Magret of Duck with Acai Sauce

Magret of Duck with Acai Sauce

Let’s associate the duck meat with a red wine sauce along with the açaí in this innovative recipe that brings us a wonderful result! The Duck   Ingredients: 4 duck (or chicken, optional) breasts salt and black pepper to taste. Preparation: Season with salt and...
Brazilian Soul Flavor

Brazilian Soul Flavor

By Lindenberg Junior | English edition/review by Ann Fain The Brazilian cuisine has been strongly influenced by Portuguese colonization, the African roots brought by the slaves during the eighteen century, as well the Italian, German, Syrian and Lebanese immigrants,...
Brazil’s Carnaval Hot Spots

Brazil’s Carnaval Hot Spots

By Lindenberg Junior The modern Brazilian Carnaval or Mardi Gras finds its roots in Rio de Janeiro in the 1830’s, when the city’s bourgeoisie imported the practice of holding balls and masquerade parties from Paris. It originally mimicked the European form of the...
Online Video as Cost-Effective Marketing

Online Video as Cost-Effective Marketing

By Lindenberg Junior Visual Communications heighten the bond you have with someone when you cannot see them face to face. It is about adding dimension to the communication. There is a reason why you should shake someone’s hand when you meet him or her. The answer...
Churrascarias: a Brazilian Success

Churrascarias: a Brazilian Success

By Lindenberg Junior | English Edition: Jennifer Parker The primitive barbecue has been important in the concept of what, today, we call community. Since then, the barbecue has crossed boundaries and reached the world. But only sixty years ago, initially with the name...
Curiosidades Sobre a Estatueta do Oscar

Curiosidades Sobre a Estatueta do Oscar

Desde que a Academia de Artes e Ciências Cinematográficas (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences – Oscars) começou a distribuir honrarias em 1929, mais de 3.000 estatuetas do Oscar foram para casa nas mãos dos mais louvados atores, diretores, cineastas de...
Helena, A Violeira

Helena, A Violeira

Por Lizoel Costa Helena, a selvagem poetisa das cordas palhetadas por lasca de chifre de boi, era chamada erroneamente de violeira. Em todos os shows que assisti dessa guerreira valente, cujas veias corria sangue índio, brasileiro e paraguaio, nunca a vi tocando...
Political Corruption Embedded in a Nation

Political Corruption Embedded in a Nation

By José Ricardo Aguilar Brazil is highly known for its diverse and dynamic culture. This population is the product of a long-going “melting pot” that has combined ethnicities from all over the globe. This mixing of cultures resulted in a nation unlike any other. Here,...