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An Expat Talks about Moving to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Submitted by belle1989

What is the name of the city or town that you are reporting on?

Rio de Janeiro

Name three things that you wish you had brought and three you wish you had left at home.

Brought: A bank card that works, more dresses a kettle

Left: some shoes

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What advice would you give someone preparing to move to your area about the actual move, choosing a neighborhood and finding a home?

Well just read my blog to find out more http://belleofblablaland.tumblr.com/

What type of housing do you live in? Is this typical for most expats in your area?

I live in an apartment, no I don't think its typical most live in hostels or share with other students.

How did you choose your neighborhood and find your home or apartment?

My friend hooked me up with an apartment in Copacabana.

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Are your housing costs higher or lower than they were in your home country? What is the average cost of housing there?

Housing costs are expensive, I don't know much about it though, but cheaper than London.

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Feb 21, 2012 14:10

please send me information on the safe hotels in bahia and sao paulo, also on bed/breakfast places. I am moving soon and need to know the best areas to be in. James willett47 expat

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