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Fun Final Facts About the World Cup Finals

Fun Final Facts About the World Cup Finals

The team that wears blue has a historical advantage in World Cup Final games! Learn about that and some other fun facts about the finals here. Although early indications (I […]
Why Soccer Matters

Why Soccer Matters

The rain, which had been a minor drizzle, started falling in earnest on Rio de Janeiro’s Copacabana, one of the most famous beaches in the world, at around 8:00 pm […]
Floating the Amazon, Filling Airplanes - World Cup Visitors Flood Brazil

Floating the Amazon, Filling Airplanes – World Cup Visitors Flood Brazil

Brazil was expecting an influx of at least ten million tourists this year, more than twice the annual average. The huge increase, of course, is due to the popularity of […]
21 Facts About Brazil You Might Not Know

21 Facts About Brazil You Might Not Know

• Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world. • It is the largest country in South America. • It is the longest country in the world: spanning 2800 miles […]
A Guide To Traditional Brazilian Food & Drinks

A Guide To Traditional Brazilian Food & Drinks

Brazil boasts a wide-ranging ethnic heritage that combines native Amerindian, Portuguese, African, Italian, Spanish, German, Polish, Syrian, Lebanese, Japanese and other cultures. This diversity makes for a delicious cuisine, which […]
THE Brazilian Cocktail: Caipirnha.  Saúde!

THE Brazilian Cocktail: Caipirnha. Saúde!

Caipirinha (pronounced kie-purr-REEN-yah) roughly translates to “country bumpkin” and it is the national drink of Brazil, where it originated, and is a common Carnavale drink. It will be served with […]
Last minute preparations for Brazil's Opening Day

Last minute preparations for Brazil’s Opening Day

– With the kickoff of the 2014 FIFA World Cup less than 36 hours away, Brazil’s authorities are scrambling to get ready, and all is not rosy: Brazil Scrambles to […]

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