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You're Only a Brazil Expert if You've Done These 17 Things

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Updated: 28 March 2018
Brazil is a big country with a plethora of things to do and see; even locals never tick off every bucket-list destination. However, there are some things you can do to be considered a Brazil expert without having to travel to every corner of the vast nation (although if you get the opportunity to, take it!).

Learn the difference between Brazilian music genres

Do you know the differences between samba, chorinho, forró, bossa nova, sertanejo, and Carioca funk? If you do, then you’re certainly an expert on Brazilian music. These genres are just the tip of the iceberg when it comes to music in Brazil and each comes with its own unique origin and beat. To brush up on your knowledge, check out Culture Trip’s guide here.

Brazilian music is colorful, vibrant, and full of life