“OMG! I love you accent!” Everybody in a multinational relationship, and specially the ones who live away from their birth country is used to hear that all the time. Yeah. I know. If you are bilingual like me, you know that hearing that gets old very quickly. But fear not, what most of those people don’t… Continue reading The perks of being bilingual
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
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
It is very normal to have different habits from your significant other, specially if you come for different cultures. In this post I am going to list some of the habits a lot of Brazilians have and what my husband thinks about it. 1. Sharing food Every time I am eating something, I feel like… Continue reading 6 common habits among Brazilians
Among cultural differences and languages barriers, being in a multinational relationship and living in your significant other’s country can be very challenging. Here are some examples of daily life things that I found different: Food It can be difficult to adapt to the food in another country, because every country has its own traditional dishes,… Continue reading 6 Different aspects of living in a foreign country
Last night I went to the Extravaganza ball, one of the biggest Mardi Gras parties in New Orleans. If you are asking how I ended up there, my husband and I live in New Orleans, and, like every good New Orleanian, he is member of a Mardi Gras Krewe. When you are in an… Continue reading Mardi Gras vs. Carnival
Hey there! We all know that every relationship has its challenges, right? Have you ever wondered what does it mean to marry somebody from a different nationality? Or even better, are you currently in a transnational relationship? If so, I have some good news and I have some bad news for you! The good news is… Continue reading Welcome to I married America!