Moving to Curitiba, Brazil
Last updated on Apr 20, 2023
Summary: Expatriates are drawn to Curitiba, Brazil for its vibrant culture, diverse cuisine, and stunning natural beauty. The city is known for its well-developed public transportation system, making it easy to get around. Additionally, the cost of living in Curitiba is relatively low compared to other cities in Brazil. Before moving to Curitiba, it is important to be aware of the city's subtropical climate, which can be quite humid in the summer months. Additionally, it is important to research the local laws and customs, as well as the availability of healthcare and other services. Finally, it is important to be aware of the language barrier, as Portuguese is the primary language spoken in Curitiba.
What do I need to know before moving to Curitiba?
When we asked people what advice they would give someone preparing to move to Curitiba, they said:
"Before moving to Curitiba, expats should be aware that the city is known for its temperate climate, with mild winters and warm summers. Expats should also be aware that the city is known for its vibrant cultural scene, with a variety of museums, galleries, and theaters. Additionally, expats should be aware that the city is known for its excellent public transportation system, with buses, trams, and a metro system. Finally, expats should be aware that the city is known for its low cost of living, making it an attractive destination for those looking to save money," said one expat in Curitiba.
How do I find a place to live in Curitiba?
About the Author
Betsy Burlingame is the Founder and President of Expat Exchange and is one of the Founders of Digital Nomad Exchange. She launched Expat Exchange in 1997 as her Master's thesis project at NYU. Prior to Expat Exchange, Betsy worked at AT&T in International and Mass Market Marketing. She graduated from Ohio Wesleyan University with a BA in International Business and German.
Some of Betsy's articles include 12 Best Places to Live in Portugal, 7 Best Places to Live in Panama and 12 Things to Know Before Moving to the Dominican Republic. Betsy loves to travel and spend time with her family. Connect with Betsy on LinkedIn.
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