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Top 5 Reasons Why I Plan to Not be Anywhere Near the World Cup

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The Huffington Post decided to publish an article entitled “Top 5 Reasons Why You Should Plan to Be at the 2014 World Cup.” I love Brazil. I love soccer. However, these two loves, the construction or reconstruction of stadiums under … Continue reading

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10 Things that Might Shock You in São Paulo

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For more lists of 10 and insights into Sao Paulo, see American Exbrat in São Paulo. The term “culture-shock” wasn’t coined for nothing. I know for a fact that there are many things that shock Brazilians when they visit the States. … Continue reading

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Day 144: Metro Strike

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For more photos of today’s traffic in Sao Paulo, go here. Today was my first metro (subway) strike in Sao Paulo. Well, the first one that I noticed. Not only did I get stuck in a cab for a ridiculously long … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 60: Traffic

I’m lucky. I don’t have a set schedule. I come and go pretty much as I please. Anything that is part of my routine is in walking distance. So I do everything I can to avoid the notorious Sao Paulo … Continue reading

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Brazilian Challenge Day 49: Carnaval Traffic

For those that don’t know, Carnaval is kind of like Mardi Gras. It is an event with Catholic roots, held forty-six days before Easter. Like Mardi Gras, it’s purpose is to get out all those nasty, sinny needs, like food … Continue reading

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