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Excerpt: Medium and Long-term Housing Rental

Excerpt from Chapter 4: Long-Term and Life-Long Stays – Medium-term and Long-term Housing Rental If you do not buy a house or apartment right away, you will likely be looking for a place to live. Some options are as follows: Negotiated extended stay in a hotel, serviced […]

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The Cost of Building a Home in Brazil

The Cost of Building a Home in Brazil

Brazil Real Estate and Home Building For most Americans today, we have long forgotten the era when people bought a residencial lot and then designed and built their own home. Today, homes are what developers of residencial housing tracks build for resale in the ever widening landscape […]

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Preparing for the Big Leap Overseas

Preparing for the Big Leap Overseas

How You Can Prepare Now for Your Eventual Big Leap Overseas Most often, when an “Expat” shares tales with those who are still living in their home country and in the early processes of considering a move overseas, they are tales about the post-move. We talk about […]

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Samba School Rehearsal – The Best Part of Carnaval

Samba School Rehearsal – The Best Part of Carnaval

The Best Part of Carnaval May Not Actually be Carnaval Itself Carnaval 2012 is now behind us. I wrote a few posts earlier to share something that I’ve discovered here. In the three months leading up to Carnaval the neighborhoods that will compete in the big Carnaval […]

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How to Work and Support Yourself in Brazil

How to Work and Support Yourself in Brazil

How to Work and Support Yourself in Brazil Do You Have an Income Strategy? The most important “practical” part of life, no matter where you live, is supporting yourself financially. For most of those who brave the path to start a new life in Brazil, having an […]

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