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Alexia & Foster visit Yayoi Kusama

Alexia & Foster visit Yayoi Kusama

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster revisit their experience at the Yayoi Kusama exhibit in Porto's Serralves Museum.They dive into the Japanese a...

25 de Abril com Marco Antonio

25 de Abril com Marco Antonio

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia discusses an important historical event with her father Marco Antonio - the Carnation Revolution that ended Portugal's di...

Sex and the City and The Office 📺 {learning Portuguese with TV series}

Sex and the City and The Office 📺 {learning Portuguese with TV series}

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster explore the popular American sitcom 'The Office'. Alexia watches it for the first time, while Foster revisits ...

Alexia goes to Cyprus!

Alexia goes to Cyprus!

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster discuss their upcoming travels, particularly Alexia's trip to Cyprus. They compare Brazilian and European Port...

Kamilla Cardoso: Brazilians & South Carolina 🏀

Kamilla Cardoso: Brazilians & South Carolina 🏀

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster discuss Kamilla Cardoso's journey from Brazil to the University of South Carolina basketball team. They talk a...

A conversation about nothing with Alexia & Foster {in Brazilian Portuguese}

A conversation about nothing with Alexia & Foster {in Brazilian Portuguese}

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Foster and Alexia discuss various topics, from the importance of month-end to the Tim Bernardes show. They discuss the experienc...

What are you afraid of? {Fears in Brazilian Portuguese with Marco}

What are you afraid of? {Fears in Brazilian Portuguese with Marco}

In this special episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and is joined by her father, Marco Antônio! Alexia and Marco discuss their irrational and rational fears. They ta...

8 phrases that only Brazilians understand

8 phrases that only Brazilians understand

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster discuss the meaning of eight phrases that only Brazilians understand. The phrases include expressions such as ...

What's your guilty pleasure? {in Brazilian Portuguese}

What's your guilty pleasure? {in Brazilian Portuguese}

What's your guilty pleasure? Join Alexia and Foster in this episode of Carioca Connection, as they reveal their own vices over laughs and honest conversation. In this ...

A Brazilian's first experience in an American hospital

A Brazilian's first experience in an American hospital

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster share the mishaps and unique cultural insights from Alexia's first experience in an American hospital. In thei...

Carioca Connection is back for 2024!

Carioca Connection is back for 2024!

After an extended break, Carioca Connection, is back for 2024 with Season 9!In the first episode of Season 9, Alexia and Foster dive into the story of their unexpected...

Social Media in Brazil {CC Classics}

Social Media in Brazil {CC Classics}

One of our favorite classic episodes of Carioca Connection. Originally recorded and published in 2016, this episode shows how much the world has changed since we start...

Por incrível que pareça...o último episódio da temporada!

Por incrível que pareça...o último episódio da temporada!

In the final episode of season 8 of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster talk about their recent experience getting sick with covid, the guilt of not working, and som...

Quinto dos Infernos {Brazilian Expressions}

Quinto dos Infernos {Brazilian Expressions}

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia teaches Foster the history and how to use another popular Brazilian Portuguese expression! This episode is all about the ...

How "hard bread" can help your Portuguese {Brazilian expressions - Pão duro} 🍞

How "hard bread" can help your Portuguese {Brazilian expressions - Pão duro} 🍞

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster talk about the popular Brazilian expression, “Pão Duro.” They discuss the importance of Brazilian Portuguese p...

Happy Brazilian Independence Day! {Feliz dia da Independência do Brasil!} 🇧🇷

Happy Brazilian Independence Day! {Feliz dia da Independência do Brasil!} 🇧🇷

Today is Brazilian Independence Day! Feliz dia da Independência do Brasil! 🇧🇷In today’s episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster talk about the origins and his...

Fazer Vaquinha 🐄 {Brazilian Portuguese expressions you need to know part II}

Fazer Vaquinha 🐄 {Brazilian Portuguese expressions you need to know part II}

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster talk about the popular Brazilian Portuguese expression - "Fazer vaquinha" 🐄This is another installment of a se...

Maria vai com as outras {Brazilian Portuguese expressions you need to know part I}

Maria vai com as outras {Brazilian Portuguese expressions you need to know part I}

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster talk about the popular Brazilian Portuguese expression - "Maria vai com as outras." This is the first installm...

The curious origin of Brazil's "Pastel de Feira" 😋

The curious origin of Brazil's "Pastel de Feira" 😋

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster talk about the curious origin story of one of Brazil's most delicious snacks - "pastel de feira." Whether or n...

Alexia’s tips for work-life balance

Alexia’s tips for work-life balance

In this episode of Carioca Connection, we continue our conversation about how to stay healthy while working remotely. Alexia shares some of her best tips for setting l...

Healthy habits for remote work

Healthy habits for remote work

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster revisit a popular theme on the show — remote work.

Beginner's Mind and Brazilian Portuguese

Beginner's Mind and Brazilian Portuguese

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster talk about the concept of “Beginner’s Mind” and how you can apply this technique to improve your Brazilian Por...

Foster's Meditation Retreat in Portuguese

Foster's Meditation Retreat in Portuguese

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Foster attends a meditation workshop in Portugal. He describes his experience participating in a meditation retreat in Portugues...

How to use the verb FICAR in Portuguese

How to use the verb FICAR in Portuguese

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster dive into one of the most useful verbs (in Brazilian Portuguese. The verb ficar. They discuss the many differe...

A fun Brazilian Portuguese debate

A fun Brazilian Portuguese debate

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster play a game where they discuss whether things are overrated, underrated, or appropriate. They cover topics lik...

Is Portuguese overrated or underrated?

Is Portuguese overrated or underrated?

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster explore some interesting idioms of Brazilian Portuguese. They discuss the English words "overrated" and "under...

Daisy Jones & the Six 🤘

Daisy Jones & the Six 🤘

In this episode of Carioca Connection as they dive into the captivating series "Daisy Jones and the Six." Experience the musical journey of a generation filled with ro...

The Diplomat

The Diplomat

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia and Foster dive into another TV series, "The Diplomat." 

Bonus Episode - Valentine's Day in Brazil 🇧🇷 💜 🇧🇷

Bonus Episode - Valentine's Day in Brazil 🇧🇷 💜 🇧🇷

Welcome to a special Valentine's Day edition of Carioca Connection! 🇧🇷 After several technical hiccups, Alexia & Foster manage to record an episode about Valentine’s D...

Ted Lasso

Ted Lasso

In this episode of Carioca Connection, Alexia & Foster talk about one of their favorite TV shows of all time — Ted Lasso. Whether you are a fan of the show or not, you...

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