The surreal: a joke currency going around on social media to poke fun at Rio’s sky-high prices
When I’m reading an article in Piauí and realize I already read it somewhere else in English
When my friend told me she’d been asked to take a boat anchor back to Brazil in her luggage
Brazilians, what’s the weirdest thing you’ve bought in the U.S., or were asked by a friend or family member to buy? Take the survey!
How some Brazilians react when a big story in the foreign press is critical of Brazil
When Obama called Dilma to try to appease her, but she postponed her US visit anyway
Discovering I’ve been assigned a middle seat on an overnight flight
When I decide to head to work right after a sleepless 10-hour flight