3 Tips for Brazilian Portuguese

When people realize I’m foreign, their first response is usually, “Portuguese is really hard to learn, isn’t it?”

I’ve been learning Portuguese for three years now and, if you ask me, it’s no more difficult than any other language. I speak French and Italian fluently, and Portuguese is basically a weird remix of the two. (Also, fun fact: once you learn Portuguese, you understand Spanish.)  Continue reading 3 Tips for Brazilian Portuguese


It’s a stereotype that Brazilians are obsessed with soccer. Personally, I haven’t been too exposed to the national obsession with fútbol since I happen to be married to one of the few Brazilians who doesn’t really follow soccer. At least, not until the past few weeks.

It’s World Cup time. Continue reading Fútbol