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Contemporary Bulgarian stereotypes

Bulgaria: Photo of Young and Beautiful Bulgarian Primary School Teacher Goes Viral
What are the major stereotypes people have about Bulgaria and to what extent are they  true? Well, that depends on the one that is asked. There is a big difference if you would ask someone from another Balkan nation (most tend to be negative for historical reasons) or someone from a non-Balkan nation. Whenever I say to some German...

Australia – Life is Hard

Australia is a country and continent located at the southern tip of South East Asia that became independent in 1901. The country gained popularity online due to the continent’s rather extreme ecosystem and unique culture which has led to users posting images and threads relating to Australia in fashion towards Damn Nature, You Scary! and Meanwhile in X. Some of...

How to Speak Brazilian (with Pictures)

Oi! Tudo bem? This is a simple way to start a conversation with brazilians. The many Brazilian Portuguese basic expressions are quite similar to Spanish but most people don’t realize that Brazilians can understand the Spanish better than Spanish people can understand Brazilian. But you have to remember that is a National Stereotype's site, so, you are about to learn...

Why are Brazilian women so gorgeous and hot?

A Brazilian Model, Cassiane Pires
Wrote by Truth inside Brazil I decided to write this post after reading several posts about why Brazilian women are so beautiful, or so hot, or top reasons to get married to a Brazilian and etc. That's because many reviews were unfounded, and other comic so naive. For example, on the Brazilian women ask kindly to pay the guy a...

4 Common Stereotypes All Turks Hate

What people think when I say I'm Turkish
Every country has its well-known stereotypes and Turkey definitely has its fair share of faulty assumptions when it comes to its culture and traditions. From men with moustaches that only wear Fez hats to the exaggerated notion of its conservative values, here are some common stereotypes that all Turks are not so fond of. Turkey is a Very Conservative Country It’s...

10 national stereotypes that all Indonesians hate

Indonesian farmers | © SarahTz / Flickr
By Edira Putri / The Culture Trip The diversity and sophistication of Indonesia’s culture may lead tourists to confusion. Sometimes partial experiences and judgments beget stereotypes, ones that may inhibit you to understand and appreciate a certain nation. Read more for common stereotypes all Indonesians hate. Indonesians laid tourist traps all over their country Some tourists have left the country with stories...

How To Learn Italian Fast: The 4 Steps To Fluency

I know I know Italian is charming and romantic. You probably want to learn Italian to sing Laura Pausini or Andrea Bocelli's song. First thing you need to know is Italians talk more with their hands than their words. It’s a trait often thought to reflect the passionate ways of the world’s southern cultures. Here’s a quick lesson that...

6 stereotypes Greeks can’t say it’s not true!

Greek Stereotypes
This is so funny, because not matter how much I looked for Greek stereotypes, I always went back to a post that said the same. It was like everybody point to the same common denominator. The Greeks are hairy, noisy, passionate, smokers, and Daddy's little boy. Stereotypes aren’t exactly the nicest thing in the world. Most of the time they...

5 stereotypes about Italians who truly synthesize who they are

Italian Stereotype
Are all those stereotypes about Italians a legend? An Italian living abroad reveals the truth. Last week I was thinking about the moment I decided to leave Italy and start living abroad: it seems like yesterday, but it actually happened in 2008, almost 10 years ago. Which means that I’ve lived nearly one third of my entire life, and basically...

7 most common things that Italians hate about Italy and they can’t deny

From cruise ship crooner to embattled Italian prime minister.
First of all I love Italy. I'm Brazilian, but I lived there for 3 years and this post is based on the common things that I used to hear about my italian friends complain about Italy. Everybody has heard about the beauty of Italy ­ even those who have never set foot in the country. But one thing is to...