New links will be added as demand or interest dictate. These links are to sites and Blogs. They have been selected for their usefulness for persons considering moving or traveling to Brazil.
UPDATED: 18 July 2011
Agriculture in Brazil
For those in the international ag sector interested in keep up with ag in Brazil. Site offers tours, consulting services and general ag information
COUNTRIES ADJOINING BRAZIL:
Most people coming to Brazil come by air. However there are those that enter by bus. For them having information about the adjoining countries is important. Thus, some links from the countries from which you might enter Brazil.
Several flights daily from Brazil (mostly São Paulo) as well as numerous bus travel options.
Living in Patagonia – blog
We are a happily married couple from Lake Tahoe, CA; who defected from the empire in 2005 and are living in the majestic beauty of Patagonia, Argentina. We have created this blog to share our experiences of living, working, investing, and enjoying the wonders of the deep south.
Borders the Brazilian State of Amapa on the South and Southeast. From the border town of Oiapoque, you can go by highway (sort of) to Macapa, the capital. From Macapa you have to go by air or boat to cross the Amazon River.
Bus Travel: This site has a form you can fill in that will give you bus schedules. Go to this Post for more information: click here
MOVING TO BRAZIL:
Welcome to Expat Women – a site designed to help all women living overseas. Our mission is to inspire your success abroad. Whether this is your first experience living abroad, you are a long-term expat woman, a repatriate, a researcher, a HR or Relocation Professional looking for expat resources or someone just dreaming of expat living, we have something for you!
KPMG – Living in Brazil
Good information for professionals moving to Brazil. Additional links to information about the Economy, The People, etc.
Website located in João Pessoa, the capital of Paraibá, which has a large expat community. Lots of info here for anyone thinking about retiring to Brazil.
Sweet Home Floripa
eMagazine of International Florianopólis
Information about Business, Culture, Education, Gardens and Nature, Health, Law, Learning Portuguese, Real Estate and more.
Good blog for beginning the long and difficult process of learning a new language, which in this case is Brazilian Portuguese.
Brazil Portal – Woodrow Wilson Institute
A comprehensive news aggregator. It covers Brazilian foreign and national affairs as well as environmental, economic, social, scientific and political issues in Brazil. The Brazil Portal is a non-partisan, independent project of the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. The information, commentary and analysis collected on this site is meant to broaden understanding of and interest in Brazilian public policy; the Institute does not endorse any of the opinions or viewpoints expressed in the referenced or posted material.
Global Post – Brazil
Internet news site focused on world news. Has correspondent in Brazil. Also list of Bloggers in Brazil.
The Rio Times – Rio
News in English from Rio de Janeiro
TOURISM – ORGS – ASSOCIATIONS:
D Airfare is a blog with the aim of giving its readers all the information they need to find the ideal airfare. For some, ideal will mean the cheapest possible price; for others, the fastest possible route; there will be a group of readers for whom the number of miles earned on the trip will be an important consideration. We keep all the different type of readers in mind when we write the blog’s posts.
Iguassu Falls Area Tips
This is a blog that I use to offer hints and tips on the Triple Border area of Argentina, Brazil and Paraguay. Also what-to-do,what-not-to-do and what-the-heck-let’s-do-it kind of things. The first not-to-do-item has to do with security: never go to the river front. OK?
Hidden Pousadas of Brazil
A guide to fabulous undiscovered pousadas in Brazil: beautiful guesthouses, eco-lodges, inns and small hotels offering comfort, personality and great value.
Natal – Rio Grande do Norte
By far the best site in English on Natal, Brazil. This site has been around for several years.
Rio de Janeiro
Welcome to the insider’s guide to Rio de Janeiro born and raised in Ipanema! Visit Rio by Subject, our hospitality center, for brief descriptions, and links to our main sections and pages. You may start with Rio for Beginners, and work your way up to more advanced topics such as city tours, lodging, nightlife, Carnival.
Rio de Janeiro – City Guide for Gringos
I´m a Gringo, even though I´ve been living in Rio de Janeiro since 2003 nothing has changed; I´m still a Gringo. The good part is that it´s not bad to be that here, the people here (or the Cariocas) will actually many times treat you better for being just that. The word Gringo applies to any non-Brazilian and has no negative meaning, it´s an affectionate way to label a foreigner. (Puts out a “What is Happening In Rio” email newsletter”
São Paulo – AngloINFO
Not a Blog, but a site, but since its focus is SP, have listed it here. If you are headed to SP then this is a must site to start gathering basic information. (Feb10)
Inside São Paulo
Advice about Business, People and Arts (Jan 10)
São Paulo – International Newcomers Club (May 11)Moving to one of the largest cities in the world can be an exciting experience, and The International Newcomers Club of São Paulo (INC) is here to help you on this adventure!
São Paulo – São Paulo Shots (Feb 10)
Lots of photos of places you might like to visit (parks, restaurants, etc) in São Paulo. A visual tour with maps. Gives one another overview of SP.
Decidi comenzar este blog para compartir con ustedes esta ciudad maravillosa.
I decided to start this blog to share with you this marvelous city.