The Alto Ribeira State Park

The Alto Ribeira State Park

By Lindenberg Junior From the wishes and hard work of two men, Pedro Comércio, a topographer, and José Guimarães Passos, an engineer, emerged the wonderful and necessary idea of the PETAR – the Alto Ribeira State Park. As environmentalists, they would not allow such...
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,...
The Best Jazz Festivals in Brazil

The Best Jazz Festivals in Brazil

Born in New Orleans, United States, the jazz arose from the interaction between the contradictions of America. Considered an innovation-based art, which reinvents itself as it’s created, jazz has in its particularity the freedom and improvisation between personal...
From the Amazon to the World

From the Amazon to the World

By Lindenberg Junior | *English Edition: Ann Fain The North of Brazil, which includes the states of Para, Amazon, Acre, Roraima and Rondonia, is most known for its Indian influence. They have a diet rich in fish, root vegetables like yams or yucca and powerful and...
The Brazilian Way

The Brazilian Way

By Jana Lessa It’s charming, its’ cultural, its’ all about being a Brazilian. The “O Jeitinho” can be described as the way Brazilians live their life, the way they make decisions, the way they love and so forth. For us Brazilians,...
Working Visa for Foreigners in Brazil

Working Visa for Foreigners in Brazil

Initially, this type of visa “Temporary V – Work Visa” can be issued to persons who travel to Brazil to work and/or perform any services under contract, including scientists, researchers, technicians, professionals, and Maritimes. The good news is that the General...
“Rent a Friend” in Brazil

“Rent a Friend” in Brazil

By Carol Mendes | Translation: Ann Fain Sightseeing in a strange city is always easier in the company of someone familiar with the local area, but also with someone who knows the alternatives and the secret places that only the “locals” know about. Since...