All posts tagged: Brazil

Carnival

A Musical Map of Brazil

There is a whole world of Music in Brazil, but what’s so special about Brazilian music? It’s mainly carnival and tropical stuff, right? And I guess my father used to listen to that old Latin jazz thing… what was it called? Oh yeah,  Bossa Nova.

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Cultural Faux Pas’ Around The World

As we grow up, we learn things that we should do and what we shouldn’t do around other people. It is something that is usually bred into you by your grandmother more than anyone else (or perhaps that was just mine). Cultural faux pas’ are something to think about. Now that we are adults we know all the rules and what we can and cannot do and keep the world spinning in the right direction. Right? 

Rio Carnival

Rio Carnival – Biggest Party in the World

Sempre assim, em cima, em cima, em cima, em cima! That is just one of the many songs you will hear now in the streets of Rio de Janeiro. Why, you ask? It is the time of year when the samba rules the parties all around the world. Yes, you guessed correctly, it is the time for the Rio Carnival!

New Year’s Eve

New Year’s Eve Destinations

New Year’s Eve is celebrated all around the World. There are hundreds of destinations, perfect for spending the last day of the year. Today we’ve prepared a round-down of those places with their most popular New Year’s Eve traditions.

Subscription Business Model

Subscription Business Model in Brazil

Subscription business model is becoming increasingly more popular around the World. From Europe to Australia people are signing up to websites, gift boxes, and other monthly or annually renewed offers. In recent years the popularity of this solution started growing rapidly in one part of the World. People all over Latin America (commonly known as LATAM) are showing interest in subscriptions that many companies can use to their own benefit. I will focus on one of the LATAM countries, with very peculiar market rules, Brasil. What is the Subscription Business Model? But firstly, what exactly is the business model based on subscriptions? Started by the newspapers, it consists of buying a renewable subscription instead of making a one time purchase of one product. Thanks to that, the customer gains access to products or services. Subscriptions come in many forms. They may be access to websites, such as, for example, Netflix or Spotify, so-called gift boxes, satellite television, gyms, even medical services, and many more. Renewing the subscription is usually automatic. The new customer gives his …

Winter destinations

Top 10 Warm Winter Destinations

Spring is just around the corner but in some places of the World, the winter just won’t go away. While it is always fun to play in the snow, we wanted to help out those of you who are not so fond of the cold. Here are a few winter destinations where you can escape the cold!