The Gladstone Connection

Gladstone with initials

Professor Clifford Hallam, an American writer and friend of CIE, has returned from yet another trip abroad. Cliff has traveled extensively around the globe along with living in a number of foreign countries. We were lucky enough to keep him grounded in one place long enough to produce his latest travel tale. This story relates an interesting adventure More...

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Espaço Cultural
On September 3, 2014

Curitiba: Tourist Destination

As many tourists have discovered, Curitiba is a vibrant city full of welcoming attractions and steeped in history. A walk around the old city center, known as the historic district, reveals narrow lanes full of More...

Fans from Colombia await Brazil's Quarterfinal match
On July 8, 2014
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Warm Welcome at World Cup

The World Cup is in full bloom, and there’s no way to avoid the excitement. Of course for Brazilians, the excitement continues as long as Brazil wins. Similarly, foreign fans are out in full cheering force, More...

Students studying
On April 10, 2014

Brazil Teaches English

The 2016 Summer Olympics will be the first Olympic Games to be held in South America. Brazil is targeting about one million people to receive Olympic language training. Aside from the Olympics, Brazil is also hosting More...

Rio de Janeiro
On December 18, 2013

Brazilian Tourism Sets Record

For the first time in Brazil’s history, six million tourists entered the country in one calendar year. The historic event took place this month and was greeted with much fanfare by the Brazilian tourism industry, More...

On November 25, 2013

Brazilian Tourists Are Spending Abroad

Brazilians have never spent as much money abroad as they did last month, according to results released Friday, November 22, by the Brazilian Central Bank. According to the monetary authority, Brazilian tourists More...

On September 20, 2013

Tourism Growing in Brazil

    The number of foreign tourists visiting Brazil in August was up 5.5 percent from August 2012 to 346,141. The rate of growth was higher than the global average during the same period, which was 5 percent. More...

Our room at the Kismet Hotel
On May 7, 2013

Faruk’s Dream

With the Brazilian soap opera Salve Jorge over, it’s time to think about a visit to Turkey. If the sordid aspects of urban Istanbul portrayed in Salve Jorge were not to your liking, I suggest a visit instead More...

On March 5, 2013

João Pessoa – Undiscovered Gem

By B. Michael Rubin Americans and Europeans travel to Brazil to see Rio and Florianópolis and Foz do Iguaçu. Brazilians, knowing their own country better, seek out lesser known wonders such as Lençóis Maranhenses. More...

Expo Unimed
On March 4, 2013

Paraná Tourism Convention

  Opportunities, options, and ideas for tourists, operators, and professionals in the tourism industry were showcased this past weekend of the 1st and 2nd of March, in the industry’s most important meeting More...