Brazil: Conversation Etiquette

When you travel to Brazil:

  • Expect a lot of noise in restaurants and other public places. Conversations get quite loud and the Brazilians use many gestures while talking.
  • You don’t have to raise your voice but if you feel compelled, don’t worry about it.
  • Maintain good eye contact.
  • Good topics are futebol (national obsession), positive subjects, intellectual subjects like travel, art, music, books.
  • Bad topics are anything to do with Argentina and/or politics

One Response to Brazil: Conversation Etiquette

  1. SchoolJo says:

    “Samba” (the tipical brazilian music) gives you positive energy! I love visit this country…

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