Archive for the ‘How To’ Category

A Portuguese Progress Report

Just like in high school, I’m learning to use a lot less tongue and focus more on the movements of my mouth. This is one the major pronunciation differences between Spanish and Portuguese, and I’m starting to pick it up. I still have a heavy Spanish accent and often use Spanish …

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How to Extend Your Tourist Visa in Rio

This post isn’t for everyone but for those who are in need of renewing (or extending) their tourist visa here in Rio de Janeiro, I hope this helps. It has been almost 90 days since I arrived in Rio and that means it was time to take a trip to …

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Brazil Football: Things to Know About Soccer in Rio de Janeiro

(Click here if you can’t watch this video on your device) Your team is chosen for you as a birthright and from that moment forward you support those “colors” like a badge of honor. In many cases, you actually tattoo that badge of honor to your arm, back or chest …

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How To Find Cheap Flights to Brazil

The task is tedious but the results are substantial if you have a little time and patience. With these quick tips you can save a ton of money on flights to Brazil for the World Cup and anywhere else in the world for that matter. 1. Sign-up for Fare Alerts …

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The Road to Brazil

State your goals and you will be held accountable for them. Work hard enough and the universe will help you accomplish them.  I write this post with a sense of nervousness and excitement. The next chapter for T2T is on the horizon, yet the path is still unknown. I will …

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