Working
How To Find A Job In Brazil

Prior to planning a trip to Brazil, prospective expatriates are advised to apply for jobs first. There are limited vacancies in the Brazilian job market. In addition, the country has one of the largest labor forces in the world. Over the years, there has been an increase in   more ...

Financial
Making Sense Of Brazil's Taxation System

The Brazilian taxation system has been called tricky, complex, or downright confusing!

With around 90 forms for tax, duties and contributions, thi   more ...

Links
Brazil - Recommended Expat Blogs

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we   more ...

Living
Nine Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Move To Brazil

The largest country in South America and home to a sizeable expat community, Brazil is known for its beautiful beaches, lush jungles and vibrant citie   more ...

Links
Brazil - Recommended Social Media Accounts

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we   more ...

Links
Brazil - Recommended Blogs

At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we   more ...


 
  
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Shawn Muller, Formiga (Minas Gerais)

Who are you?

My name is Shawn Muller and I am 37 years old, I am originally from Port St. Lucie, Florida. I went on a working holiday to the United Kingdom in 2001, where I met my Brazilian partner. And ever since then I lived between these three countries. I reloc   more ...

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Sharon F, Brasilia

Who are you?

My name is Sharon F. and my family and I currently live in the metro DC area, but originally we are from Miami, Florida. I hone   more ...

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Rachel Loerch, Rio de Janeiro

I’m a border-hopper, only the other way. I have fled my boring middle class life in the states for… middle class life in Brazil. Hey, at least it   more ...

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Brynn Barineau, Rio de Janeiro

Some will say I'm a bold adventurer, others a certifiable lunatic. Possibly a hopeless romantic or a masochist. Officially, I'm an American from a sou   more ...

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Jim and Luiz, Niterói

My name is Jim. I was born in Detroit, Michigan, USA, but after college I moved to San Francisco, California where I lived for 24 years, prior to movi   more ...