I’m not sure if Renato Yada refers to himself as a Japanese/Brazilian or a Brazilian/Japanese, but it doesn’t matter. Renato is eccentric, he knows it, and we love it!
He got what he asked for, but I am certain it wasn’t what he planned on when we sat down at his channel to talk! Oshay threw hardball questions when he asked about money, relationships, women, and life in general as an Expat / Traveller / Adventurer living in Brazil compared to other places around the world!
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil is an enormous, sprawling city with lots of stories to tell. Today, he told me stories about his history!
Dr. Neil Turner is a Renaissance Man who has turned his unique talents and skill-set into a master-key that has unlocked far more than most academics and free thinkers can imagine! We dug into his ever-expanding decade-long ethnographic fieldwork in Brazil and, among other things he helped me in my struggle to understand the Racism Vs. Classism debate and debacle that plagues my mind in Brazil. More importantly, he opens up about the other components that fill in his success as a bi-lingual:
The way he breaks down how he explored the country he was interested in is a blueprint for people interested in moving to a new culture! Continue reading
Four stops along the way, from Sao Paulo, Brazil to the Parana River! Open wide->
Clearly, Chef Melanito and Victor Biyouha, the engines that fuel the success of Biyou’Z have figured out what you want in your mouth!
So, You Don’t Like Black Guys?
That’s OK! Go for what you DO want!