Caipirinha recipe, Brazil - Global Storybook

Caipirinha: A Typical Brazilian Drink

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One of the most typical things about Brazil is the creativity of its local people, who would often use simple ingredients to create delicious recipes.  This trait defines our country and culture like no other.  If you ever heard about ... Read More
Samba Brazil - Global Storybook

10 Unique Customs And Traditions of Brazil

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If you ever heard anything about Brazil, the Brazilian culture, or even the Brazilian food - then you probably already know that this South American country is a place where people not only know how to be happy, but also ... Read More
Escadaria Selaron, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Global Storybook

Escadaria Selarón – Awesome Steps in Rio de Janeiro

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So what are those amazing steps in Rio that everyone seems to talk about?  The steps are called Escadaria Selaron (Selaron Steps, Selaron's Staircase, or simply Lapa Steps) in the honor of the Chilean artist who created this incredible work of ... Read More
Child of the Dark - Carolina Maria de Jesus

Child of the Dark Brazil

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Book:  “Child of the Dark: The Diary of Carolina Maria de Jesus” Author:  Carolina Maria de Jesus Publisher:  Signet Classics, 2003 If you ever wondered what's the reality behind the closed doors of a Brazilian favela - here's your chance to ... Read More
The Surreal Lençóis Maranhenses National Park

The Surreal Lençóis Maranhenses National Park

The Lençóis Maranhenses is a National Park located in Maranhão state, Northeastern Brazil. It was the most spectacular landscape that I’ve ever seen in my home country.  It’s just surreal.  I felt like I had entered a sci-fi movie.  The ... Read More
Heart of Palm Creamy Pie (Torta Cremosa de Palmito)

Heart of Palm Creamy Pie (Torta Cremosa de Palmito)

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The heart of palm creamy pie is one of my specialities, in Portuguese: torta cremosa de palmito! When I was a kid, my mom used to bake heart of palm pies.  As I grew older, I started to adapt the recipe ... Read More
A Complete Guide to the Fruits of Brazil

A Complete Guide to the Fruits of Brazil

I love having a chance to eat new food when I travel, for me it’s part of the experience of getting to know a new place. I just returned from a trip to Maranhão and Pará states on northern Brasil and both places ... Read More
The View Is From Rio, But The Name Is Chinese...

The View Is From Rio, But The Name Is Chinese…

The Vista Chinesa or the Chinese View –  is one of the most impressive observation spots in Rio de Janeiro, located at the top of Tijuca Forest National Park. I've seen panoramic views of Rio de Janeiro from several places, ... Read More
How to Make Brazilian Cheese Bread (aka Pão de Queijo)

How to Make Brazilian Cheese Bread (aka Pão de Queijo)

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Pão de Queijo is a typical Brazilian snack and breakfast dish, originally from the states of Minas Gerais and Goiás. In Brazil, you can find it at snack bars, bakeries, coffee shops, you can even buy a frozen package at the ... Read More
The Black Eyed Peas - Don't Lie

15 Music Videos Recorded in Brazil by Non Brazilian Artists

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Here is a list of 15 music videos recorded in Brazil by non-Brazilian artists. Rio de Janeiro seems quite popular, but in real life it isn't that big party with girls dancing around wearing bikinis. I must say everything you ... Read More
Trindade: A Village In The Jungle

Trindade: A Village In The Jungle

Trindade is a blend of a fishermen village, a hippie refuge and an ecological paradise.  There are several gorgeous beaches, some remain unspoiled to this day. In the past, Trindade was a place for adventurers.  They had to face an ... Read More
ELIS REGINA E TOOTS THIELEMANS - Wave..(Together)

Like mother, like daughter

/ Brazil, Music /
When it comes to music, Brazil has many regional rhythms, from frevo to forró, from samba to funk, from sertanejo to MPB and the list goes on. I decided to write about two incredible singers that I adore: Maria Rita ... Read More
Paraty's Cobblestone Streets

Paraty: Colonial Beach Paradise

When visiting Brazil most travelers head straight to the big cities of Rio de Janeiro and São Paulo.  However, Paraty is worth the visit too, and here is why. Paraty is a beautiful historic city that has 65 beaches, more ... Read More
Street Art of Sao Paolo

Street Art of Sao Paolo…. Forget the Museums!

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March 2016 Sao Paolo is the biggest city in Brazil, and in the whole of South America.  Mostly known as the "business-capital", there are not a lot of attractions for tourists to see and do.  However, one thing that does stand ... Read More
Brazil: Ten Safety Tips

Safety in Brazil: 10 Main Tips That You Should Follow

Brazil is simply one of the most beautiful and stunning countries on Earth - it has everything in its ecosystem, from mountains, waterfalls, and rainforests, to the incredible beaches, and small islands, and also some of the most friendliest locals that one will ever ... Read More