Monthly Archives: March 2010
Many people hold fast to the myth that Spanish and Portuguese are similar enough to be mutually intelligible. They are both Romance languages (based on Latin) and share many grammatical structures and vocabulary. They are indeed closer to one another … Continue reading
Eddy Meets Yannah. They bad, y’all. And they’re from Zagreb, too! Fly Brother welcomes your views. If this post hit the spot, please comment and/or click.
Say, “I’m moving to Brazil, dammit!” Find a friend who has just passed on a teaching job in the Brazilian capital, not your first choice of cities, but only 90 minutes away by air from your first choice of cities. … Continue reading
In this episode of the Fly Brother Podcast: Celebrating Women’s History Month with Lady Travel Bloggers CouchSurfing Your Way Around the World Season 1, Episode 5: Lady Travel Bloggers and Around the World by Couch Playlist: “Aquarela do Brasil”/”Nêga do … Continue reading
You’re new to a city. You’re like Bo…you’own know Diddly. What do you do? You log onto CouchSurfing.org, that’s what you do. A social networking site that’s actually built around facilitating live-and-in-the-flesh human connection, The CouchSurfing Project puts world travelers … Continue reading
Today, five days into my new life in Brazil, I got pissed for the first time since I arrived. It was at the gym and it involved a cultural and linguistic misunderstanding. As my Portuguese leaves much to be desired, … Continue reading