Now that my Portuguese is a little better, I watch Brasilian soap operas. My language abilities are very basic and as such I have a hard time watching anything with more depth. I could never watch a soap opera in English!
There were a few interesting and illuminating Brasilian soap operas which was a surprise. Globo (the Brasilian media power house) has done a great job of bringing to life the plight of victims of human trafficking, racial issues and women's rights issues.
Movies: The Gladiator, The Lord of The Rings. Anything funny, magical or involving large ancient armies.
Shows: George Carlin, Bill Maher, The Wire, Modern Family and Game of Thrones.
Music: all kinds of Brasilian and Latin American music (I am neither Brasilian nor Hispanic)
Food: I pretty much eat anything other than plain white yogurt and plain feta cheese. Although I am a vegetarian, I do eat fish as well. Breakfast is my favorite meal to eat out.
-Decent, caring people who have a positive impact in any way they can
-Ideas that have a positive impact
-Beach living close to the equator so it is always warm with a breeze
-Enlightening/illuminating conversations and experiences