John Morris, Blumenau, Brazil

Who are you? I’m John Morris, a retired Missouri native who lived in California for 30 years and had the good fortune to work for a pension plan for 26 years, and now receive a monthly pension benefit.  Where, when and why did you move abroad? I have spoken for years with friends, colleagues, and … Read more

Brazil – Eye Care

Brazil is the largest country in South America and has a population of approximately 213 million people. Eye care is an important aspect of healthcare, and Brazil has a comprehensive system in place to ensure citizens have access to quality eye care services. Finding an Eye Care Professional in Brazil To find an eye care … Read more

Brazil – End of Life Issues

Brazil is a large and diverse country with a variety of cultural influences that can impact end of life care. Hospice care in Brazil is still in its early stages of development, and end of life care is often provided by hospitals, nursing homes, and home care agencies. Overview of Hospices in Brazil Hospice care … Read more

Brazil – Air Travel

Brazil is a vast country located in South America, known for its diverse culture, stunning natural landscapes, and vibrant cities. With several airports serving the country, air travel in Brazil is a popular way to get around. In this article, we will explore the standard of domestic air travel in Brazil, the locations that are … Read more

Brazil – Landlines and Mobile Phones

Brazil is the largest country in South America and has a well-developed telecommunications infrastructure. The country has a large population, and telephony services are easily accessible to both residents and expatriates. This article provides information on telephone service in Brazil, including international and area codes, major telephone providers, procedures for arranging telephone connections, and payment … Read more

Brazil – Visas

Visa Regulations for Entering Brazil The visa regulations for entering Brazil are determined by the Brazilian government, and it is important for visitors to understand and follow these regulations in order to successfully navigate the visa process. There are several important rules to be aware of, including the requirement to obtain a visa prior to … Read more

Brazil – Selling Property

Selling a property in Brazil as an individual involves several steps and legal requirements. Here’s a detailed guide to help you navigate the process: Property Valuation: Begin by determining the market value of your property. You can hire a professional appraiser or use online resources to estimate the property’s worth. Gather Documentation: Collect all necessary … Read more

Brazil – Buying Property

Legal Restrictions on Property Ownership in Brazil Foreign nationals are generally allowed to own property in Brazil with very few restrictions. However, there are some important legal considerations to keep in mind: Rural Land Restrictions: Brazilian law restricts foreign ownership of rural land, with some exceptions. Non-resident foreigners can own up to 25% of the … Read more

Brazil – Veterinary Care

Brazil is a large country located in South America, known for its vibrant culture, beautiful beaches, and diverse wildlife. The country is also home to a variety of domesticated animals, including cats, dogs, and horses, all of which require veterinary care. In this article, we will discuss the standard of veterinary care in Brazil, the … Read more