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Bossa launches its exclusive online travel training platform for British travel agents and tour operators Specialised online courses for European, South American and Brazilian tourist destinations to qualify travel agents. Bossa Online Training (BOT), part of the Bossa Group, is an online travel training platform offering free courses with promotional incentives for travel agents to specialise on tourist destinations and travel products around the world. BOT training courses aim to provide travel agents and tour operators with valuable information to qualify them as specialists. The courses also offer the opportunity for participants to learn more about selected tourist destinations and…

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To kick off our section Latinos that Rock! we have selected Frida Kahlo, a Mexican with a fascinating professional and personal life story Considered light-years ahead of her time, the painter’s work—inspired by the popular culture of her home country—centres around portraying Mexican folklore, nature, and people, including many self-portraits. Her catalogue of work was only widely recognised posthumously, as of the late 1970s. More recently, in the early 1990s, she was embraced as an icon by the feminist and LGBTQ + movements. Magdalena Carmen Frida Kahlo y Calderón was born at the family home in Coyoacán —known as the…

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Welcome to the first edition of BBMag – Bossa Latinos Magazine! Hello BBMag readers We hope you are well and staying safe. After five successful years of bringing exclusive English-Portuguese content to our growing readership, BBMag is delighted to launch its latest title: Bossa Latinos, a bilingual English-Spanish publication, entirely dedicated to the promotion of Latin America. In our inaugural issue, we take a look at some of the more exciting aspects of the region, focusing on the people and culture of this vast and diverse continent. You’ll find information about music, gastronomy, tourism, culture, and much more. Discover incredible…

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As the country with the greatest number of Italians outside Italy, Brazil is home to many outstanding descendants, including from the field of arts Did you know that Italian immigrants in Brazil are mostly from the regions of Veneto and Tuscany? And there are a huge number—the city of São Paulo, for example, is home to the largest Brazilian Italian neighbourhood outside Italy, something immediately perceptible when strolling through places like Mooca, Bixiga and Brás. Even outside these postcodes, the number of establishments with clear Italian influence is remarkable. In addition, Brazil as a whole, is home to the…

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Welcome to the latest edition of BBMag. Dear Readers BBMag, your number one bilingual Anglo-Brazilian magazine is back and despite the troubling uncertainties surrounding Covid-19; we have to believe that better times are ahead, no doubt. So, as usual, we are on-hand with our regular dose of positivity—interesting features, little-known facts, tourist destinations and, irresistible food and drink! In this edition of BBMag, we take you on a trip around Italy to explore all the treasures that this incredible country has to offer. In addition to some interesting facts about Italian culture, we get to grips with the origins and…

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Barzinho, boteco, botequim: beloved institutions that Brazilians couldn’t live without There’s something magical about Brazilian cuisine, and that’s why food and drink have been one of the headline themes of BBMag, when we reported on a range of national staples from the simplicity of afternoon coffee to the sweet smell of fresh bread and hearty feijoada. This time around, however, we’ve selected a wider range of popular foods to tempt our readers. Whether in a bar with friends, at home with family, at a corporate event or even a children’s party, there are multiple snacks to choose from. Coxinhas (shredded…

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In all editions of BBMAG, your Anglo-Brazilian publication in London, we publish photos relevant to the articles in the magazine. We have a section exclusively dedicated to London, the city where we are located and that we love so much, called My London, and in this edition published in November 2020, in addition to the cover story about Italy, we also bring information about virtual tours in British castles and much more. Remember that BBMag printed edition is available in various distribution points in central London and if you are not in London you can read this edition and all…

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BBMag November 2020 Special Edition Dedicated to Italy In all editions of BBMAG, your Anglo-Brazilian publication in London, we publish photos relevant to the articles in the magazine and this time in the edition published in November 2020, exclusively dedicated to Italy, we bring lots of photos and information about this amazing country, highlighting the best of its art, tourism, history, gastronomy, culture and much more. Remember that BBMag printed edition is available in various distribution points in central London and if you are not in London you can read this edition and all others on BBMag Digital by clicking…

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An unforgettable destination brimming with must-visit attractions and events History, culture, architecture and gastronomy are just some of the highlights of this incredible country, a peninsula located in south-central Europe, which borders France, Switzerland, Austria and Slovenia. Italy has two independent states, San Marino and the Vatican, as well as an Italian enclave in Switzerland, the small town Campione d’Itália. It is one of the founding countries of the European Union and part of the Eurozone, as well as being and active participant in different global political groups. But to get to truly know Italy, you need to understand…

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BRAZILIAN FOOD WEEK UK 2020 From Saturday 7 November to Saturday 14 November 2020   CALLING ALL FOOD AND GOURMET GASTRONOMY LOVERS! BBMag, your London-based bilingual Anglo-Brazilian publication, in association with the London Caipirinha Festival are pleased to launch a new challenge for you; the Brazilian Food Week UK 2020. During this challenging time of lockdown in the UK, some people might have more time working from home and can try some delicious Brazilian food. As from Saturday 7 November for one week until Saturday 14 November 2020, BBMag will be present you daily with some delightful Brazilian food recipes…

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Feijão Tropeiro, one of the most popular dishes in Brazil! Eggs, bacon, sausage and beans might seem like the perfect set of ingredients for a traditional English fry-up, but add a sprinkling of farofa (a Brazilian stuffing made with cassava flour) and some kale, and this recipe will instantly bring a little taste of Minas Gerais to your home, without you having to leave the kitchen. It’s a simple recipe and can be served with roast beef, chicken, fish, or indeed on its own. The secret is to have either a decent smoked sausage or chorizo. And given how easy…

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Brazilian steakhouses are becoming increasingly popular throughout the world. Understand why Food makes up an important part of the culture and identity of Brazil, and churrasco (barbecue) is a central feature. Churrascarias (steakhouses) are always fully booked and “barbecuing a little meat” at home with family and friends is not reliant on the weather: come rain or shine, it is a popular choice all year round. Barbecued meat is, alongside feijoada (meat and bean stew), one of the foods that typify Brazilian cuisine. The link between man and meat dates back to the dawn of humanity, to the time of…

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Despite its English origins, Halloween – or Dia das Bruxas (Witches Day) – has become increasingly more popular every year in Brazil The term “Halloween” was first used around 1745 in Scotland. The belief was that between sunset on 31 October until dawn on 1 November, the so-called ‘hallow’, or holy, the evening took place. The expression was abbreviated to Hallowe’en, and eventually took on the modern spelling: Halloween. During the 1800s, the Irish took the tradition with them to America, where it caught people’s imaginations and went on to become one of the USA’s most popular celebrations. In…

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We are currently working at full steam to produce the next issue of BBMag Bossa Brazil Magazine and BBMag Bossa Latinos Magazine, the only London-based bi-lingual magazines in London BBMag is the only London-based bilingual Anglo-Brazilian and Anglo-Hispanic publications specialised in international lifestyle with a focus on travel and tourism, culture with gastronomy and business. BBMag is distributed to London-based readers at no cost, ensuring that the reach and impact of our advertising partners are maximised amongst this very specific and niche audience. We print twice a year with 20,000 copies per issue and over 200 distribution points in London…

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BRAZILIAN COCKTAIL WEEK 2020 From Saturday, 24 October to Saturday, 31 October 2020 TO ALL COCKTAIL LOVERS! BBMag, your Anglo-Brazilian publication in London, and the London Caipirinha Festival, which the festival in bars and restaurants has been postponed to 2021 due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, have found the perfect way to chase the lockdown blues away with a selection of Brazilian caipirinhas and cocktails for you to explore, make and taste in your own home. As from Saturday, 24 October for one week until Saturday 31 October 2020, BBMag and the London Caipirinha Festival will be presenting you daily…

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