Category Archives: The Brazilian Perspective

Let’s see what the natives have to say about my observations on the road to being Brazilian.

Update: Mayan Calendar Madness

So, the world did not end in catastrophe on December 21, 2012. Nor the day after. And the Brazilian’s called it. My poll, which was just a few respondents shy of a scientific sample, resulted in the following: “I am … Continue reading

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Update: Payments Predicament

(See original post Payments Predicament. This update also includes some Brazilian Perspectives – double whammy!) Ok, I was definitely mistaken about the consumer banking system here in Brazil. I was accurate about the terrible customer service in the branches – no … Continue reading

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Bling Nation, The Brazilian Perspective

In response to Brazilian Bling by Marisa Clermann, Jewelry Designer

It’s true. Brazilian women are very fashion and trend conscious. They like everything big – big earrings, big rings, big handbags. The bigger the better. Continue reading

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A Vida Muito Boa, The Brazilian Perspective

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In response to A Vida Boa. By Ray of American Heart, Brazilian Soul The answer is yes. Those that serve the households can get a piece of the good life. Just not necessarily when they are working for you. According … Continue reading

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To DRIVE, The Brazilian Perspective

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In response to To Drive or NOT to Drive Instinct is a good way to describe what is required to drive in Brazil. But that instinct actually rests on a strong foundation. From an outsider’s perspective, it may look to … Continue reading

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