CultureShock! Brazil CultureShock! Brazil dispels the preconceptions about this diverse dynamic country and reveals the beauty and character that is Brazil. Written in a personable style, the book touches on all aspects of Brazilian life presenting the reader with a balanced, realistic and useful guide. Be introduced to the friendly and outgoing Brazilian character and understand how to speak Brazilian. Socialising is key to life in Brazil, which is why CultureShock! Brazil is packed with information and advice on dealing with crowds, noise and learning to not only survive but enjoy the experience that is Brazil.
Volker Poelzl is an Austrian-born freelance writer, photographer, and world traveller who lives in the US. His interest in Brazil was inspired by the country’s wealth of music which he discovered playing the guitar. He lived in Rio de Janeiro to study Portuguese and was involved in an agroforestry project in the Amazon. Volker Poelzl has travelled extensively all over Brazil and returns every year to explore the hidden parts of this beautiful and fascinating country. He also enjoys travelling in the footsteps of explorers and has descended several jungle rivers in his canoe.