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    • Beach Party?

      by Jneal20 Online Now May 13, 2016 at 2:06 PM

      My friend and I were at the mall yesterday and a sales girl at one of the shops said Friday night had awesome beach parties but i cant find anything online about it. Which beach or beaches have the parties? And which one is best? We are hoping to meet local girls that arent prostitutes.

      1 Answer May 17, 2016 at 7:33 AM
    • Portuguese language school in Fortaleza

      by richesbook Online Now Jul 25, 2015 at 8:13 AM

      Hi Friends,

      does anybody know of a portuguese language school in Fortaleza?

      If anybody has contacts, web site,telefone, email etc... I would be gratefull!!

      2 Answers Jul 25, 2015 at 10:48 AM
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      Tourism in this region

      by xampaio Online Now Jun 2, 2015 at 2:49 PM

      One friend recommended as this Brazilian region for natural park and beaches, next August. I don't find too much information in internet. Does anyone visited it? which are the best places? Any recommendations to find information, tourism agents, or anything to help us to decide if we visit this area or not.
      Thanks in advance

      3 Answers Jun 5, 2015 at 9:37 AM
    • Fortal 2015 Carnaval

      by akageorrg Online Now May 14, 2015 at 5:21 AM

      Hi all,

      I will be in Fortaleza with a friend on the 25-26 of july and i wanted to take tickets for the Fortal 2015. I struggle to find any info on it away from the the official website in portuguese.

      Do you guys know which tickets i should buy? And what should i expect from it? Is there any particular package?

      I wanted to go for the Camarote Mucuripe (Sab+Dom), but it is impossible to understand what i will get for that and how i would collect my ticket.

      Any info would be welcome.

      If anyone will attend happy to get in touch to go as a group as well

    • Currency exchange in Fortaleza

      by Serge_ua Online Now Oct 2, 2014 at 9:20 AM


      We will be traveling in northern Brazil soon. We fly to Fortaleza but do not stay there for the night. I wonder what is the best way to get local currency in Fortaleza? I hear that the exchange rate in the airport is not the best. Do we bring cash and exchange it in the city in the bank or an exchange office? Or are we better off using a debit card and an ATM? What are bank hours if we need to use it? Any other tips? Thank you!

      3 Answers Oct 2, 2014 at 2:53 PM
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      Tours from Fortaleza

      by schmechi Online Now 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? offers a good overview about possible excursions, but all tours look very similar to me...

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

      by Lesette03 Online Now 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

      3 Answers May 6, 2014 at 2:54 PM
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      Alternate locations

      by monkeygoblin Online Now 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


      3 Answers Apr 4, 2014 at 7:10 AM
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      Buying household goods

      by AnneCFeeley Online Now Dec 18, 2013 at 12:05 PM

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

    • Which part of fortaleza are the safest and the ones to avoid?

      by tyty86 Online Now 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!

    • Where to buy emeralds in Fortaleza

      by pnta Online Now 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.

      1 Answer Sep 26, 2013 at 9:47 AM
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      Where can I get the Forro Dance Classes in Fortaleza?

      by EloveM Online Now 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?

    • How can I enjoy Salsa dancing in Fortaleza?

      by loverboa Online Now 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

      2 Answers Sep 10, 2013 at 8:43 AM
    • Samba and Cooking Schools?

      by azukoski Online Now Feb 21, 2012 at 1:38 PM

      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

      by itinerantteacher Online Now 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

      by house35 Online Now 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?

      2 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?

      by Bartki Online Now 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,


      5 Answers Mar 27, 2014 at 11:58 AM
    • Apartment search in Fortaleza

      by house35 Online Now 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?

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

      by house35 Online Now 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.

      2 Answers Dec 15, 2011 at 11:18 AM
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      Moving to Fortaleza and Seeking for Employment (Teaching English)

      by Elvriyana Online Now 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 :)

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

      by mazzyfazzy Online Now 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...

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

      by djdantas Online Now 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!

      6 Answers Oct 28, 2015 at 9:13 AM
    • Fitness

      by djack1105 Online Now Nov 14, 2010 at 11:03 AM

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

      1 Answer Apr 4, 2014 at 7:18 AM
    • Fortaleza apartments

      by desperado071071 Online Now 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.

      2 Answers Dec 3, 2010 at 10:14 PM
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      Looking to be an English teacher/tutor in Fortaleza

      by Joe-Gringo Online Now 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 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!


      7 Answers May 19, 2010 at 1:29 PM
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      by shine3y3 Online Now Aug 11, 2009 at 7:57 AM

      Heloo all. Coming to Fortaleza for a bit of wind down after a 9 day stay in Buenos Aires next month. Any recommendations as to where to stay? Neighborhoods etc.... I hear of the fantastic beaches in Ceara...but are the beaches in the city also nice? clean?

      Thanks for any tips.

      3 Answers Mar 27, 2014 at 12:01 PM
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      In town January 16 through January 27

      by WesleyFowler Online Now Jan 4, 2009 at 9:05 PM

      This will be my first time in Fortaleza. I have a few friends living in Brazil, but none in Fortaleza. I'll be looking at real estate primarially, but I plan to get out and about to some of the clubs while I'm there. If anyone, especially folks with local knowledge, wants to meet up for a drink, I'd be all over it.

      On an unrelated note, are there any dive (scuba) operators in Fortaleza who allow spearfishing on their charters? Kind of obscure question, I know.

      2 Answers Jan 5, 2009 at 6:43 AM
    • Golf in Fortaleza ?

      by ollia Online Now Nov 6, 2008 at 12:43 AM


      Is there any Golf courses closed to Fortaleza? And what are green free prices?

      br Olli

      4 Answers Jul 9, 2010 at 6:40 PM
    • Safety in Fortaleza?

      by dee19 Online Now Sep 12, 2008 at 7:21 AM

      I'm planning a trip to Fortaleza this fall and I was wondering how safe is it in Fortaleza? There have been a few comments that it is the second dangerous city in Brazil??

      4 Answers Mar 27, 2014 at 12:04 PM
    • Surf Shop

      by LAXGRUFOR Online Now Jun 20, 2008 at 3:22 PM

      Visiting Fortaleza in August and would like to find out if
      there are any surf shops in Fortaleza?
      Please let me know the address and phone number.

      What is the price range of the surf board (long board)?


      3 Answers Jun 22, 2008 at 9:53 PM