Welcome to Caminho Language Centre’s blog. Here you will find articles about studying the Portuguese language, the city of Rio de Janeiro, Portuguese tips for grammar and popular carioca expressions, the school’s events and much more. Follow our latest posts and immerse in the Brazilian vibe with us.



21 Oct

Nicknames in Brazil: A Way to Show Affection »

The use of nicknames is fairly common in Brazil, especially among friends and family. It creates a sense of affection and intimacy.

14 Oct

How to Learn Portuguese in 30 Days »

Learning a new language is always a challenge. Nonetheless, it is possible to learn Portuguese in 30 days and engage in basic conversation.

Studying Portuguese Online vs. Studying Portuguese in Brazil: Pros and Cons »

Here's a list of pros and cons of studying Portuguese online and studying Portuguese in-person in Brazil. Find out the best option for you.

30 Sep

Coxinha in Brazil – Brazilians Favorite Deep-Fried Snack »

Coxinha is one of the most popular street food in Brazil. It is a deep-fried dough filled with shredded and well-seasoned chicken breasts.

16 Sep

Brazilian Pizza: Common Toppings and Fun Facts »

The most common types of Brazilian pizza are cheese, Calabresa, chicken and Catupiry, and Portuguesa, found in all-you-can-eat restaurants.

10 Reasons Why You Should Learn Portuguese in Brazil »

Thanks to technology, today we can learn basically everything from home.

How to Say «Nice to Meet You» in Portuguese »

Learning to say hi, how are you, and nice to meet you in Portuguese is extremely important when coming to Brazil.

26 Aug

Where to Stay in Rio de Janeiro: Best Neighborhoods for Tourists »

After deciding on spending your vacation in the Marvelous City, the next step is choosing where to stay in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

Travel Vocabulary: Airport Vocabulary in Portuguese »

Learn the basic travel vocabulary in Portuguese so you do not get confused at the airport while arriving or stopping over in Brazil.