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Top destination for expatriation, Porto Alegre is deemed to be a modern city, hosting a subway network as well as several green spaces.

Bordered by the Rio Guaíba, it is one of Southern Brazil's major port cities, attracting professional expatriates and international students in large numbers. As a major higher education hub, Porto Alegre provides quality training due to the presence of prestigious universities.

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To work in Brazil, you must first obtain a work visa which can be challenging. However, if you are qualified, you may find a company to sponsor you.

It isn't generally easy to find legal work in Brazil. However, if you have special skills or can secure permanent residency, there are jobs available

Rio de Janeiro is the most-visited city in Brazil – and with good reason. The Marvelous City, as it is known, is culturally rich and beautiful.

Traveling to Brazil with your cat or dog is possible with proper planning. For other types of animals, you'll need to inquire and receive authorisatio

Moving abroad is a big step, and when moving to Brazil, you'll encounter lots of bureaucracy. Familiarise yourself or seek the help of professionals

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While more and more Americans are tempted to move abroad, the USA still keeps attracting expatriates from all around, including professionals and trailing spouses, for various reasons. Our top five bloggers in the USA share their experience and talk about what the life of an expat looks like in the USA and what they like the most about ...

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