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The Most Unusual Scam Methods Used in Brazil in 2023

Scam Methods: How Brazilian Criminals Are Getting Creative to Steal From You I recently wrote an article about the mind-blowing tourist scam methods we can find in Europe. It contains the things I learned after visiting over 30 countries on the continent. I thought the article would be helpful, or at least amusing, for anyone interested […]

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10 Tips to Study in Brazil for International Students

An outside author wrote this article with tips to study in Brazil for international students. No statement made below should be interpreted as representing expatriateconsultancy.com‘s views or recommendations. In the last decade, Brazil has taken deliberate steps to boost the internationalization of its higher education sector. This means that it is happy to have foreign

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Iguazú Waterfalls (Cataratas do Iguaçu in Portuguese), one of these perfect places to take epic shots in Brazil!

5 Amazing Locations To Take A Family Photo While In Brazil

The Most Beautiful Locations in Brazil for a Photo Traveling opens you up to the world. It expands your knowledge and sometimes your outlook on life. However, at times, it also ignites a wanderlust that can be difficult to quench even years later.  Brazil is a country of great variety, with something for everyone. As

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View of the Corcovado. Is Rio de Janeiro Safe?

Is Rio de Janeiro Safe in 2023? (It is NOT What You Imagine)

Safety Concerns and Doubts: Is Rio Safe for Tourists? Rio is often in the spotlight for negative and film-like violent situations. From a police helicopter downed by gangsters to celebrities kidnapped, the dangers from Rio are as famous as the natural beauty of its panoramic landscapes. So, is Rio de Janeiro safe? Personal advice: Always

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Lisbon, one of the favorite cities for Brazilians abroad

Where Do Most Brazilians Live Abroad in 2023?

The list of the countries with the most Brazilian Immigrants has some surprises Recently the ministry of foreign relations from Brazil (also known as Itamaraty, a peculiar name for one of the most prestigious institutions in that country) released a list of countries answering the question where do most Brazilians live outside Brazil? It is

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Airplane taking off - the shipping crisis

Shipping Crisis: Why Coffee is Flying from Brazil to Europe?

Why is there a shipping crisis? With difficulties to transport coffee because of the shipping crisis, Brazilian exporters have resorted to another, much more expensive modal: Airplanes For example, in the first week of October, Labareda Agropecuária, located in Franca (SP), exported around 9 tonnes of coffee to London. Usually, coffee is exported by ship,

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Rules for Buying a House

3 Rules for Buying a House, a Car, or a Smartphone and Live Debt-Free

Rules to Buying a Car and Not Regret Later. Some context about how I came with these rules about buying a house, a car, or a smartphone: Brazil is not a rich place. It has plenty of natural resources, but in terms of per capita wealth, it is far from the first tier. According to

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When to Buy a House?

When to Buy a House? How to Answer It with Simple Math

Renting vs Owning a House: Compare it to Answer When to Buy a House The question of when to buy a house is not alone among the few major decisions with the potential to change our paths. When we are still teenagers or in the early 20s, picking careers and (if any) academic degrees. When we

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Living Cost in Brazil

Is Brazil Cheap? 4 Things Incredibly Cheap for Brazilians in 2023

Is Brazil Cheap? From water to a popular vice, yes. Tell a Brazilian that his country has some good-quality stuff for ridiculous prices, and it is likely that he will disagree or expect a joke involving bribes and crime. But there is something curious about the living cost in Brazil. As a Brazilian myself, for

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