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    • Salsa and lessons

      Salvador da Bahia Jul 6, 2014 at 9:48 PM

      Hi, are there any Salsa Music clubs /bars and also any lessons .(not beginner) I am arriving on my own for a few months . Thanks Peter

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    • Travel by PT to games

      Belo Horizonte Jun 27, 2014 at 8:07 AM

      Is there any organised way to get to FIFA games in Belo by public transport? In Recife you could get a special ticket taking you to the ground and back by train and then bus

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    • Fishing for peacock bass

      Manaus Jun 23, 2014 at 11:50 PM

      I want to do a day trip fishing in the amazonas for peacock bass. I'm currently in Manaus but having a hard time finding a fishing tour. Anya phone numbers and suggestions will be greatly appreciated.

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      Rio to Florianopolis

      Brasília Jun 21, 2014 at 1:04 AM

      In March next year I will be attending a wedding in Florianopolis, Brazil.

      I will be flying into Rio and the total trip should give me 8 full days in the beautiful country.

      I'd like some advice on places to visit (including Iguazu Falls) during my time there, any hidden wonders, beautiful beaches, villages etc etc.

      I'm thinking of hiring a car in Rio and driving down, would that work?

      Any advice would be much appreciated as long as it's in a reachable distance of that stretch of coastline.

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      Cheap monthly apts

      Brazil Jun 15, 2014 at 11:47 AM

      Hi all, does anyone know of any properties in salvador brazil that I can rent an apartment for about $300 monthly?

      Thx

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      morro de Sao Paulo or Praia do Forte

      Salvador da Bahia Jun 12, 2014 at 12:55 AM

      Hi All

      Going to have a bit of a break from touring whilst in Brazil, we (a couple in our mid 50's) will be in Salvador da Bahia for 6 or so days and just want a bit of quiet time by the beach. I'm tossing up between Morro de Sao Paulo or Praia do Forte for 3 days. We would like to do a bit of snorkeling, lying in the sun, reading a good book, does anyone have any suggestions, I'm open to other area's as well.

      Many thanks

      Don.

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    • How can i book a place in Pocone or Port Jofre

      Pantanal Jun 24, 2014 at 7:54 PM

      How can i book a place in Pocone or Port Jofre

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    • information about Vegetarian Food

      Uberlândia Jul 6, 2014 at 2:40 AM

      Hello Guys,
      I am from India and coming in the next month to Uberlandia. I am pure vegetarian and don't eat any type of meats and egg so is there any option for me to survive in Uberlandia.

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    • Looking for paradise spots for swimming and beautiful sandy beaches

      Pipa Jun 30, 2014 at 11:05 PM

      we are traveling to Brazil for a family trip with our 9 and 13 yr old daughters who love to swim. We are arriving into Sao Paulo and driving ocean side. Where is the best place to visit and stay along the coast? We plan to stay in Sao Paulo 2 nights, rent a car and drive down the coast. Any help in planning out our itinerary would be greatly appreciated. We plan to stay beach side for 8 nights in July.

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    • Taxi from stadium to Confins airport

      Belo Horizonte Jun 17, 2014 at 4:54 AM

      Are there lots of taxis at the stadium after the game? I need to get a taxi from the game to Confins airport?

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      Transferring money from Brazilian Bank

      Rio de Janeiro Jun 11, 2014 at 7:41 AM

      Bom dia,

      Has anyone experienced any problems transferring funds from their Brazilian Bank Account to a bank account in the USA. Obrigado

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    • safety, crime rate

      Itapema Yesterday

      Is Itapema, Brazil generally a safe place to visit?

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    • Rio advices

      Rio de Janeiro Jun 19, 2014 at 8:38 PM

      I am coming to Sao Paulo from India next month after the FIFA...I want to visit Rio for one day...Need a budget hotel for one night...What are the things I need to see and where to stay? Please suggest...

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    • Vaccination

      São Paulo Jul 7, 2014 at 12:54 PM

      Hello- My son will leave for 5 month to Sao Paulo, although medecins, internet,....ask for yellow fiver, hepatite A/B vaccination, I'am not shure if this is really necessary. What kind of things he need to take care about?

      Thanks in advance

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    • Looking for paradise spots for swimming and beautiful sandy beaches

      Pipa Jun 30, 2014 at 11:03 PM

      we are traveling to Brazil for a family trip with our 9 and 13 yr old daughters who love to swim. We are arriving into Sao Paulo and driving ocean side. Where is the best place to visit and stay along the coast? We plan to stay in Sao Paulo 2 nights, rent a car and drive down the coast. Any help in planning out our itinerary would be greatly appreciated.

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    • hotel recommendation

      Rio de Janeiro Jul 7, 2014 at 11:20 PM

      We will be in Rio for one additional day after our cruise disembarks. I am looking for a hotel in a safe and well located area for seeing some sights. Never having been there before and since Rio seams spread out I am uncertain where that may be. Any recommendations?
      Thanks

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      Tours from Fortaleza

      Fortaleza May 19, 2014 at 12:41 AM

      I'll visit Fortaleza in June and I realise, that most sights in Ceará are sandy beaches... But which tours you'd recommend? Which places are an absolutely must-see?
      http://www.oceanview...br/us/index.php offers a good overview about possible excursions, but all tours look very similar to me...

      3 Answers May 28, 2014 at 11:32 AM
    • Transportation from city to city

      Fortaleza May 6, 2014 at 2:19 PM

      I need help booking/knowing where to book transportation from Fortelza to Recife. Any suggestions? I would like to book tickets in advance so any websites would be helpful. Thank you. Preferr bus/train

      4 Answers May 6, 2014 at 4:23 PM
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      Alternate locations

      Fortaleza Jan 28, 2014 at 4:26 PM

      Hi folks

      So my girlfriend and I need to spend a few nights in (or around) Foraleza during the World Cup. BAD TIMING!
      Availability is shy and prices are extreme. So we're thinking of skipping off to another town/village direct after landing there.

      Does anyone have any recommendations that would be:
      1) With possible access from the international airport after landing at 19:00 in the evening.
      2) Cheaper accommodation possibilities.

      Yours hopefully

      Matt

      5 Answers Apr 4, 2014 at 7:10 AM
    • Is it really $160 to see the Argentinian side of the falls when staying on the Brazil side?

      Iguassu Jan 28, 2014 at 12:46 PM

      I've read that as of Jan. 2013 U.S. passport holders must now pay $160 for a transit pass to visit the Argentinian side of Iguazu Falls from the Brazil side. This seems extremely expensive for one day of walking and exploring across the border to then return to lodging on the Brazilian side. Is this correct? Is there a National Park Pass or tour which avoids this?

      2 Answers Jan 28, 2014 at 2:12 PM
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      Iguazu Falls, Argentina Taxi or Bus?

      Iguassu Jan 6, 2014 at 5:45 PM

      We will be arriving at IGR(Argentinian airport) at 09:15 and plan on spending the day seeing the Argentinian side of the falls for most of the day. We will store our luggage at the entrance to the park. We will then travel across the border to Foz do Iguaçu, where our accommodations are. My question is: what is the best way to get from IGR to the park entrance? Then, what is our best way to cross to Brazil at the end of the day? What cost can we expect for any service recommended? We already have our Brazilian Visas.
      Thanks for any responses.

      6 Answers Jan 6, 2014 at 8:46 PM
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      Buying household goods

      Fortaleza Dec 18, 2013 at 12:05 PM

      How easy is it to purchase goods such as - furnishings and white goods in the Fortaleza area?

      1 Answer Dec 18, 2013 at 12:28 PM
    • Which part of fortaleza are the safest and the ones to avoid?

      Fortaleza Nov 30, 2013 at 1:58 PM

      Hi guys,

      I am traveling with my father and brother this summer for the world cup next june. We will be staying 17 days and would like to know what neighborhoods should I avoid and which ones are the safest. I heard Beria mar is a good area.

      Thanks for letting me know!

      1 Answer Dec 8, 2013 at 7:00 PM
    • Where to buy emeralds in Fortaleza

      Fortaleza Sep 26, 2013 at 6:29 AM

      I'd like to buy emerald in Fortaleza. Any reputable jewellers that anyone can recommend. Any tips on identifying genuine emeralds.

      2 Answers Sep 26, 2013 at 11:05 AM
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      Where can I get the Forro Dance Classes in Fortaleza?

      Fortaleza Sep 17, 2013 at 1:23 PM

      I want to know How, When, Where can I get the Forro Dance Classes in Fortaleza?
      and Classes cost?

      1 Answer Sep 17, 2013 at 5:54 PM
    • How can I enjoy Salsa dancing in Fortaleza?

      Fortaleza Sep 10, 2013 at 7:05 AM

      Where is the Salsa Dance Bar?
      When? What time open the Salsa Bar?
      Can you inform me? about Salsa,Bachata,Merenge dance in Fortaleza

      3 Answers Sep 10, 2013 at 9:21 AM
    • hotel das cataratas

      Iguassu Jun 7, 2013 at 9:08 PM

      Hi
      Me and my son will be at falls in april 2014 for 2 nights and would really love to stay at hotel das cataratas but it is so expensive,any ideas to save money.I have been looking on hotel website direct and seems the cheapest way R$711 a night plus taxes but that is paying now in full..Any advice would be great.Plus we will be there 2 half days and 1 full days so any excursions recommended would be good.

      Many thanks
      Alan

      7 Answers Jun 9, 2013 at 4:38 PM
    • share transfer from Fortaleza to Jericoacoara

      Jericoacoara Nov 13, 2012 at 5:29 AM

      Hello, My husband and I would like to share a 4X4 hilux transfer (450 R$ for 4pp) from Fortaleza airport to Jericoacoara on Dec 1st. TAP flight from Lisbon landing at 8:55PM. We would also be interested in sharing the same transfer back Jeri to Fortaleza on Dec12. We are just two persons. There is room for two other pp max.in the car.Contact e mail: nathalie.lechaux@bbox.fr

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      Help on cost and how to get there!

      Iguassu Oct 26, 2012 at 11:39 AM

      Hi

      Me and wife landing IGR airport (Argentinian side therefore) at 11.30 am from EZE (BA)

      We are staying two nights.
      We have not booked accommodation yet but will be cheap - maybe a hostel or apartment. We think we should book in Puerto Iguazu (Arg side).

      We wish to see both sides.

      1) So do we stay in Argentina side and find room there first question?

      2) Then can we go from here to see Brazil side on first day after landing straight away because people say it can be seen half day?

      3) How do we get to Brazil side and how much will it cost and how long will it take to get there in taxi or bus?

      4) How much will it cost to enter the park for Brazil side?

      Second day we see Argentina side.

      5) Again how do we get there how much will it cost and how long will it take to get there in taxi or bus?

      6) How much will it cost to enter the park for full day?

      We leave Iguazu from IGU NOT IGR because we go to Rio and flight is 3 times cheaper.

      7) How do we got to IGU from Puerto Iguazu (Arg side) and how much will it cost and how long will it take by bus or taxi. (Flight is 9.30 am and we have to check in 7.30).

      Please help I would love all of your advice.

      Thank you so much.

      13 Answers Jan 4, 2013 at 12:31 PM
    • Samba and Cooking Schools?

      Fortaleza Feb 21, 2012 at 1:38 PM

      Hello
      I am living in Fortaleza for a short time. I am looking for a place to take samba lessons and cooking lessons. Any suggestions? Thanks. Ann

      2 Answers Jul 9, 2012 at 6:51 PM
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      Dog Care on Fortaleza

      Fortaleza Feb 3, 2012 at 3:10 PM

      Hello All,

      I am relocating to Fortaleza for a 10-month fellowship that begins in March, 2012. I will be bringing my small dog with me, and I would like to know if anyone can recommend an excellent veterinarian and/or pet sitter in Fortaleza. My apartment will be near Iracema.

      Any other helpful information you could offer about having a dog in Foraleza would be especially appreciated.

      Thanks in advance.

      4 Answers Mar 16, 2012 at 3:35 PM
    • Beach community / neighborhood in or near Fortaleza

      Fortaleza Jan 27, 2012 at 3:44 AM

      I am currently living in Fortaleza, and am thinking of looking for a community outside Fortaleza to live, a place where close enough that I could drive to the city several times per week for work.

      I heard there are beach communities, nice areas where I could purchase a home, and be close to the beach, but it is not too far from the city. Can anyone recommend any areas?

      3 Answers Apr 4, 2014 at 7:15 AM
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      A general question : Is it safe to start a business in Fortaleza as a foreigner?

      Fortaleza Jan 10, 2012 at 8:46 AM

      Is it safe to start a business in Fortaleza or surroundings ( Recife, Natal, Joao Pessoa )
      Some people say it's safe, but a lot of people here in Europe say it's very risky and dangerous.
      I would like to live in Brazil North East but i want to be sure.

      Thanks in advance,

      Bart

      6 Answers Mar 27, 2014 at 11:58 AM
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      Which country to stay in...??

      Iguassu Dec 20, 2011 at 7:52 AM

      Hi,

      I am due to be doing a family trip to South America at the end of Feb 2012 and we are planning to visit the Iguassu Falls area. However, whilst I definitely want to see the falls from both sides and see the Itapu dam, I am wondering if someone could recommend where it would be best to stay?

      I've heard that Ciudad Del Este is not a particularly nice place, but assumed that I'd need to stay here at least one night to make it easy to go and see the dam - but now I believe it is possible to do this from the Brazilian side too (thus meaning there'd be no need to stay in CdE)... is this true?

      Also, is it worth trying to stay in just one place and do all of the sightseeing and waterfall viewing from that place as a base.... or is it worth splitting our time between Foz do Iguazu and Puerto Iguazu just in order to (a) see both places and/or (b) make it easier to visit certain things?

      Finally, can anyone recommend either any places to stay in these towns or any other worthwhile sightseeing activities other than the dam and the falls?

      Thanks in advance,
      Darren

      10 Answers Dec 21, 2011 at 6:26 PM
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      How to visit Iguazu Falls, what to see/do in a day, and how?

      Iguassu Dec 14, 2011 at 7:29 AM

      I wish to visit Iguazu Falls, will be arriving IGU airport in the late afternoon, hoping to stay at the Sheraton, and will be there two nights. This leaves one full day for visiting Iguazu Falls.

      1st: I assume it's easy to take a taxi to the Sheraton from IGU? I've read here on FT that it shouldn't be a problem, correct?

      2nd: I'd like to see and do as much as possible in my one full day, what is recommended to see and do it all? I'd like to visit both sides, Brazil and the Argentina sides. Are there recommended tours? Do I pre-book such tours in advance? What should I not miss? I read some say it's best to see the Brazil side in the morning. If I stay at the Sheraton, how do I get to the Brazil side, and can I return to see the Argentina side? Basically, how can I see everything in a day?

      All information is greatly appreciated, thanks!

      20 Answers Dec 19, 2012 at 11:47 AM
    • Apartment search in Fortaleza

      Fortaleza Dec 11, 2011 at 12:45 PM

      Hello all. My Brazilian girlfriend and I are in Fortaleza for a one week vacation. We decided we love it and are going to look for an apartment and make the move. We'd like something furnished as a starter apartment, in an area of the city close to shopping, restaurants etc. Not too expensive, mid range probably is where we're at for now.

      Any suggestions on agents, or websites, to help us with our search?

      4 Answers Feb 10, 2013 at 5:01 AM
    • University or Language School in Fortaleza: student visa

      Fortaleza Dec 6, 2011 at 3:48 PM

      Hello all. I would like to study Portuguese in Fortaleza at a school that provides the document for a student visa. This is a document that I would then submit to the Brazilian consulate in Canada to apply for the student visa.

      It can be a university or language school. For example there is a course in Sao Paulo at Mackenzie University which is cheap and only two classes per week, which is perfect, and they provide the document for getting a student visa. I am wondering if there is something similar in Fortaleza.

      4 Answers Dec 15, 2011 at 11:18 AM
    • walking from Argentina to Brazil Side of the Falls

      Iguassu Aug 18, 2011 at 8:36 PM

      We are staying at the Sheraton at the Falls in November and would like to visit both sides... is it a reasonable walk from the Argentina side to the Brazilian... or will it require a cab or somesort of transporation ? ? I was told that we do not need a tour it can be done on our own; however I have been trying to find a walking map of the falls and connot seem to find one .... any suggestions ? ?

      2 Answers Aug 19, 2011 at 6:52 AM
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      Moving to Fortaleza and Seeking for Employment (Teaching English)

      Fortaleza Apr 18, 2011 at 2:34 AM

      I have posted a question before in this forum about moving to Fortaleza and asking for some advices around how difficult it is to get a job in Fortaleza, Brazil. But it seems to be deleted and I can not access it anymore and I am not quite sure why. I do not think I have used any offensive languages on my question before, I have read the guidelines and I do not think I have breach any of those points. Please help :)

      24 Answers Apr 18, 2011 at 2:50 PM
    • 2 stop flight from singapore to fortaleza

      Fortaleza Apr 15, 2011 at 10:42 AM

      hi,i'm a singaporean who will be traveling to fortaleza in may this year.its my 1st time traveling 30 hours with 2 stop flight n transfer another flight from SIA(singapore) TO TAP(portugal).exmaple singapore-zurich - zurich-lisbon -lisbon-fortaleza.could someone give me advises on what i should do n should not do...thank you...

      8 Answers Apr 17, 2011 at 1:42 PM
    • Private schools in Fortaleza

      Fortaleza Feb 18, 2011 at 1:01 PM

      Hi I will be moving to Fortaleza in July with my husband and 10 year old son. I have tried to search for private schools biligual or english would be perferred but can't seem to find any. Could anyone send me a list of private schools that I can contact when I am there in a few weeks. Thanks a bunch!

      5 Answers Apr 2, 2011 at 8:04 PM
    • travel from argentina to brasil

      Iguassu Feb 3, 2011 at 8:58 PM

      I am arriving at the Iguassu international airport in Argentina but planning to stay at a hotel in Brasil near the falls.
      Can someone pls tell me if any taxi or what type of transportation is available from the airport in Iguassu Argentina side to the falls in Brasil?
      Price?
      thanks a lot!

      1 Answer Feb 4, 2011 at 3:30 AM
    • Fitness

      Fortaleza Nov 14, 2010 at 11:03 AM

      Are there gyms in Fortalaza to train, lift weights, stay in shape etc...?

      2 Answers Apr 4, 2014 at 7:18 AM
    • Fortaleza apartments

      Fortaleza Aug 27, 2010 at 11:48 AM

      Hi, could anyone help me , where is the best place to stay in Fortaleza planing to rent apartment. Also if you know anyone who you can trust for apartment.
      Don't feel comfotable to pay a head.
      Thanx
      Mario

      2 Answers Dec 3, 2010 at 10:14 PM
    • Bus from Canoa Quebrada

      Canoa Quebrada Aug 26, 2010 at 4:38 AM

      Hello,
      Can someone give me information on buses from Canoa Quebrada to Natal? I can't seem to find much info on the web! Would like to know times they go and approx cost and if you have to book?
      Thanks
      Simon

      1 Answer Aug 26, 2010 at 4:47 AM
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      Looking to be an English teacher/tutor in Fortaleza

      Fortaleza Aug 31, 2009 at 3:48 PM

      I'm planning to move to the Fortaleza area to establish some business ventures and marry my Brazilian fiancée. But as a backup plan, I'd like to teach English privately. I would like to find a private school in need of a literate, native English speaker. My fiancée and I have even been talking about starting an English school (she is an English teacher, too).

      I test better than the 99th percentile in competency, and have experience tutoring English to speakers of many languages. I'm doing well at learning Portuguese and became quite popular on livemocha.com for my detailed explanation of English difficulties - in Portuguese. Although I've not obtained an ESL certification, I would certainly do so if really necessary.

      Any advice on where to look?

      Thank you so much!

      Joe

      8 Answers May 19, 2010 at 1:29 PM