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Nine Questions To Ask Yourself Before You Move To Brazil

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The largest country in South America and home to a sizeable expat community, Brazil is known for its beautiful beaches, lush jungles and vibrant cities. Brazil has many job opportunities to offer on account of its robust economy and thriving mining, agricultural and manufacturing sectors.    more ...

Tips From British Expats In Brazil

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Brazil is one of the top expat locations in the world, and although the majority of foreigners living in the country are from neighboring regions, more and more people from the UK are choosing to move to Brazil, whether for work or retirement. There are many reasons for this, including of course the beaches, the food, the music, the warm and fun-loving culture, the weather, and the booming economy.    more ...

5 Things No One Tells You About Living In Brazil

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Brazil is famous all over the world for its beaches, its music, the Carnival, cachaça, coffee, and football. Those who are a bit more familiar with the country also know that it’s one of the fastest growing economies, as well as one of the world’s emerging global powers.    more ...

Ten Basic Phrases In Portuguese For Expats Moving To Brazil

Brazil is one of the world’s fastest growing economies, an emerging global power, and a major tourist destination because of its rich cultural history, its buzzing cities, and its varied landscape, from the dense, exotic jungles to the long coastline with fantastic beaches. It’s no surprise that the country is one of the major expat locations in the world.

In many ways, Brazil is an easy country for expats to settle into. The population i ...    more ...

Dealing With Culture Shock In Brazil - Some Advice For New Expats

The very mention of Brazil conjures up images of a tropical paradise with breathtakingly beautiful beaches, pristine rain forests, football and the carnival. While all of this may be true, moving to Brazil as an expat is no picnic. You may be setting yourself up for a huge disappointment if you’re expecting the same kind of thrill and satisfaction from living in the country as you got from your holiday here. Brazil is a great place for expats, ...    more ...

5 Good Reasons You Should Move To Brazil (And 1 Reason You Shouldn't!)

No matter which part of the world you come from, if you are global traveller or expat, there’s a good chance that Brazil will feature quite high up on your itinerary. Brazil has become a global tourist destination over the last few decades, but her beaches and culture aren’t all that’s popular. Brazil’s economy has witnessed tremendous growth and it has also proved to be rather resilient, withstanding and emerging relatively unscathed fro ...    more ...

Shopping For The First Time In Brazil? Here's What You Need To Know

While Brazil may not be among the most popular shopping destinations in the world, the number and variety of shopping spots available in the country will come as a pleasant surprise to expats and tourists. Some of the top boutiques are located in the cities like Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, while Salvador is the place to go for great bargains. You can find everything here in Brazil, from jewelry and clothes to leather products and crafts. Even t ...    more ...

Learning To Communicate With The Locals In Brazil - Some Tips For Expats

Learning a new language and getting acquainted with an unfamiliar culture is often difficult for expats and it’s always great when the locals are helpful and accommodating. Brazil is one such place where the population is lively, warm and friendly towards foreigners. But it does help to have some awareness about how to communicate with the locals, not just to make life more convenient, but also to foster deeper connections that can enrich your ...    more ...

Why Moving To Brazil Will (Probably) Make You Happier

Recent events in the world of sport have caused people of all nationalities to explore Brazil more closely. Thousands of foreigners who visited the country are thinking about staying back for a longer period of time. Of course, there is a lot more to this beautiful nation than football. As Brazil’s popularity on a global scale increases, so does its number of expats, especially the younger adults. Here are the top 5 reasons why moving to Brazil ...    more ...

A Few Tips For Expats Driving In Brazil

Brazil is a geographically vast and varied country and driving here can be an intimidating experience for newcomers. But more than the sheer size and wavering landscape of the region, it is the roads and the driving style of Brazilian drivers that pose a greater challenge. Foreigners may have to get used to a lot of impulsive and unpredictable driving on the streets of Brazil.

For expats ready to hit the streets in Brazil, here are some helpf ...    more ...

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