• 15 Facts you need to know about the World Cup in Brazil

    FIFA World Cup Brasil 2014The 2014 FIFA World Cup is now less than a month away, with final squads being announced and more specific details about the tournament being announced. With so much information coming in it all seems a little too much to take in. We have therefore taken the liberty to gather the 15 most important facts you will need to know about Brazil.

    15 Facts about the World Cup 2014 in Brazil

    #1 The most important thing to know are the countries participating in the tournament. By regional groupings qualifying as follows:  (more…)

  • Life in favela Rio de Janeiro

    Life in favela Rio de JaneiroFavela is a Portuguese word. It is the term for a slum or shanty town in Brazil. Most of the favelas are located in hill side and urban areas. Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo are famous for favelas. Almost 950 favelas are located in Rio. These favelas will introduces you to another Rio.

    Among these favela Vila Caroas and Rochina are the largest ones in Brazil.

    Favela first appeared in the late 19th century. Brazilian soliders built it to live. Favela is also spelled favela. The primitive favela was built on the Morro de Castelo in Rio de Janeiro Brazil.  (more…)

  • Things to know about vacationing in Brazil

    Things to know about vacationing in Brazil - Rio de JaneiroBrazil is the fifth largest country in the world. And home to some of the greatest beaches in the world. It is the future home of the 2014 World Cup and Olympic Games 2016 and known for its fabulous Carnival celebrations. If you are planning a trip to Brazil in the near future here are some tips for you.

    Language

    The main language is Portuguese but in many of the tourist areas they will also speak English and Spanish. The Portuguese they speak in Brazil is however different from traditional Portuguese spoken in Portugal. It is a separate dialect.

    History

    It was colonized by the Portuguese during the Colonization Period and did not receive its independence until the 1800’s. Much of the Portuguese culture can still be seen today. Many other European countries tried to colonize the area but thanks to a treaty in 1700’s, Portugal was given all of Brazil. Brazil received its independence from Portugal in 1822.  (more…)

  • Cultural Events In Brazil

    typical decoration of Brazilian June partiesThe party-loving nature is well-known all over the world and the country provides among the better fiestas, celebrations as well as eyeglasses on the planet. This is especially the case throughout Brazil, where hardly a week goes on and not using a special event. Correspond your Brazilian holiday with one of many following activities and you will be sure to take some long sustained Brazilian journey memories home with you.

    Remember that these types of activities and others are profoundly popular with regard to domestic and also international or global visitors and you may need to plan ahead because in the course of high season Brazil hotels and also travel can be booked upward well in advance.  (more…)

  • Can Brazil Host World Cup 2014 and Summer Olympics 2016

    Can Brazil Host World Cup 2014 and Summer Olympics 2016Despite getting the title of 5th biggest country on earth and one of the very most enthusiastic as well as profitable nations around the world when it comes to soccer, since 1950 Brazil has never hosted a FIFA World Cup. Perhaps even more amazing is the fact that, the Olympic Games has never been hosted by any of South American countries. Therefore, it’s a big award for Brazil and also for South America that Brazil is going to host the FIFA World Cup 2014 and just after two years of the event of FIFA World Cup 2014, Brazil will also retain the responsibility of hosting “Summer Olympics 2016”. This sporting event will be held in Rio de Janeiro in Brazil.

    In 2007 Brazil has also hosted “Pan American Games”. This feature is an advantage for Brazil that it already has constructed numerous facilities for the next “Summer Olympics 2016”. As a result Brazil already has 60% in the essential sporting activities locations set up. However it continues to have significant building along with renovations.  (more…)

  • 2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa from EA Sports

    FIFA PC Games from EA Sports2010 FIFA World Cup South Africa is the official video game for the 2010 FIFA World Cup, published by EA Sports. Players choose a team from the 199 nations available and compete against the computer or against other players through online gaming services PlayStation Network or Xbox Live. Actually this game doesn’t exist for PC, but you can still find some other good multiplayer pc games. For Nintendo Wii, Playstation 3, Sony PSP and Xbox 360 all 10 official World Cup stadiums are available for play.

    FIFA 11, which was released in September 2010 is the all new FIFA game and is also available for PC. The best-selling and most critically-acclaimed football game of all time returns for a new season – and it’s still on top form. A completely new game and graphics engine brings with it a whole new level of realism and control, as well as a host of new features demanded by the fans.

    FIFA 11 reinvents player authenticity on and off the ball for every player and at every position on the pitch with Personality+, an all-new feature that sees individual abilities reflected in game, enabling clear differentiation for every player.

    For the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil I am sure they will come up with a few more new ideas and technologies.

    The developer behind this great game is EA Canada. EA’s largest development studio is responsible for some of the biggest brands for EA Sports, including the FIFA series, NBA Live, NHL and SSX. They have also just taken over the Fight Night franchise. Their offices employ over a thousand staff, with three separate production studios and they always create the latest pc games.