Brazil · Culinary · Cultural shock · Food · Habits

Strange Brazilian custom: going under the table

Hey guys, I have talked about how my husband finds it a little annoying that I offer him everything I am eating, and sometimes “force feed” him stuff he doesn’t even wanted to eat. Well, that’s how I was brought up and I don’t think it is a bad thing. Last week at work, we had… Continue reading Strange Brazilian custom: going under the table

Brazil · Cultural shock · Favors · Food · Habits · Marriage · New Orleans · Wedding

Wedding traditions in America v.s. in Brazil

Last night I went to the wedding of one of my husband’s friends from college. Even though I am with my husband for over three years now, I had never met the groom before the wedding night. The wedding was lovely and the reception was out of a fairy tale. But that is not what… Continue reading Wedding traditions in America v.s. in Brazil

Brazil · Food · Hobbies · Music · New Orleans · Nightlife · Samba

Live Brazilian music in New Orleans

Hey guys, I have very good news to the Brazilian community in South Louisiana: now you have a Brazilian style bar, with Brazilian live music during the weekends and traditional drinks and appetizers that will make you feel at home. Last night the Churras Brazilian Grill, one of the restaurants I talked about in my… Continue reading Live Brazilian music in New Orleans

Brazil · Culinary · Food · New Orleans · Relationship

Where to eat Brazilian food around New Orleans

  Hello everybody, It has been a long time since I’ve been to Brazil last summer and since food is one of the greatest parts of any culture, nothing better than eating some Brazilian food to ease my homesickness. There are two places I can go to if I want to eat Brazilian food close… Continue reading Where to eat Brazilian food around New Orleans

Bilingual · Brazil · Learning methods · Portuguese

Learning Portuguese with Duolingo App

Hey guys, Today I wanna share with you a little bit more about the Duolingo App. I’ve already talked about this app before when I gave tips about learning another language, but I didn’t really took time to explain how it works. It is true that I did not used the app to learn English,… Continue reading Learning Portuguese with Duolingo App

Bilingual · Brazil · Language Barrier · Learning methods · Marriage · Portuguese · Relationship

Tips to help you learn you partner’s language

Everybody knows that it is hard to learn another language. It takes time, effort and a lot of motivation. In my case, I’ve been learning English since middle school. My husband, on the other hand, knows only the very basic of Portuguese. This language barrier brings two major issues to our relationship.  We interact with… Continue reading Tips to help you learn you partner’s language