There’s the people, there’s the landscape, there’s the local tricks to get to know when you travel. Then there’s the silly inane facts that just make people chuckle or say oh…

Wanna sound like you’re smarter than you are? Here’s a couple fun did ya knows about Brazil:

  • 160 cars can drive side by side on the Monumental Axis, the world’s widest road.
  • Brazil is the only country to have played in every World Cup soccer tournament.
  • In Brazil, no foods are ever eaten with hands nor are foods ever cut with a fork.
  • Brazilians prefer a friendly relationship before conducting business.
  • Brazilian business people aren’t known for their punctuality.
  • Light-colored suits are acceptable business attire in the summer months of Brazil.
  • Brazil produces more sugarcane than any other country in the world – in fact they have so much, they put it to good use in a fuel called gasohol which they use to power automobiles.
  • Brazil is only country named after a tree.