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Short trip from Miami to the Bahamas [Video]

Short trip from Miami to the Bahamas [Video]

Wanna go on a mini-cruise from Miami to the Bahamas? Check out the video I made during my short-trip to the city of Freeport in the Grand Bahama Island. The video is in Portuguese, but it has English subtitles. If you prefer to read about it instead of watching the video, I’ve attached the transcript […]

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5 Spanish singers you need to know about

5 Spanish singers you need to know about

One of the advantages of traveling by car in other countries is being able to spend long hours browsing local radio stations. American music is very present on the radio in other countries, which limits our ability to discover artists from that country. However, it is always possible to discover precious local voices with a […]

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6 things I love about Argentina [Video]

6 things I love about Argentina [Video]

In this video, a Brazilian (me) explains why she loves Argentina. The video was based on the post: 10 things I love about Argentina I hope you enjoy it! Have anything to add to this list? Leave your comment!

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Who am I? [Video]

Who am I? [Video]

By on June 16, 2015 in Thoughts with 0 Comments

I’ve decided to make this video to introduce myself (a little late, I know! LOL) and tell you a little bit of my life story. If you have any suggestions of videos you’d like to see on my YouTube channel, please leave a comment! My plan is to make at least one video every week […]

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Road trip in Spain [Video]

Road trip in Spain [Video]

By on June 5, 2015 in Destinations, Europe, Spain with 0 Comments

Everybody knows that public transportation in Europe works really well and that it’s extremely easy to go from one city to another, and from one country to the next. But have you ever thought about going on a road trip in Europe? Well, that was exactly what me and my family did in April of […]

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10 useful acronyms and abbreviations in English – Pt.2

10 useful acronyms and abbreviations in English – Pt.2

By on June 3, 2015 in English, Language Learning with 0 Comments

Read the first part of this post: 10 useful acronyms and abbreviations in English – Pt.1 1. LOL LOL = Lauguing out loud. 2. ca. Ca. (c. or ca) stands for the Latin circa (approximately). This abbreviation is usually used in reference to a date. 3. OMG OMG = oh my God, oh my gosh […]

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10 inspirational quotes for foreign language learners

10 inspirational quotes for foreign language learners

By on March 15, 2015 in Language Learning with 0 Comments

The process of learning a new language always has its ups and downs. We often start learning a foreign language with great enthusiasm and then, after a few months, that enthusiasm is almost gone. However, just like in every other area of life, it is important to be patient and persistent in order to achieve […]

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California vs. Florida [Video]

California vs. Florida [Video]

For some reason, I lot of people who haven’t been to both states believe that California and Florida are very similar places. But after having lived in California for 6 years and in Florida for 6 months, here are some of the differences I’ve observed between these two states.

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Differences between Brazilians and Americans [Video]

Differences between Brazilians and Americans [Video]

Here are some of the differences between Brazilians and Americans that no one really talks about! LOL I hope you enjoy it!

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Do you think your culture is superior to others?

Do you think your culture is superior to others?

By on October 27, 2014 in Thoughts with 0 Comments

If your answer is yes, you may be suffering from ethnocentrism. Ethnocentrism occurs when someone believes that his/her culture is superior to that of others and/or when someone sees other cultures through his/her own, making judgements, describing other cultures as strange, primitive, etc. A classic example would be burping. In Brazil, for example, burping in […]

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