Living in Brazil
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Brazil
| Art and Culture in Brazil
BrazilBrazil, www.brazilbrazil.com, has information about Brazilian culture, travel, business, art, sports and history.
Brazzil, www.brazzil.com, is an e-zine with a lot of articles, links and information about Brazilian culture, art, politics, economy etc., and also has its own forum, so readers can share opinions.
the "Home of Brazilian Culture on the Web" is a great resource
with a lot of useful cultural information about Brazil
| Business and Economy in Brazil
Free Trade Area of the Americas (FTAA), www.ftaa-alca.org, provides information updates, analyses, and opinions about the proposed free trade zone.
BOVESPA, São Paulo Stock Exchange, www.bovespa.com.br (English version available).
| Expatriate Websites and Resources for Brazil
wide-ranging information on life in Brazil, cultural events, and
ecotourism. The site hosted
by Bill Hinchberger also features many articles on Brazilian music
and culture. In both English and Portuguese.
EasyExpat.com has a section on
Brazi as part of its web of sites.
an online community for expatriates, has a section on Brazil, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.
an English language guide to Brazil. Lots of useful information
for those planing on living in Brazil and a good resource for
meeting up with other foreigners.
Folha de São Paulo
Jornal do Commercio
in English, focuses on news from and about Brazil.
| Recommended Reading on Brazil
Passport Brazil: Your Pocket Guide to Brazilian Business, Customs and Etiquette by Elizabeth Ann Herrington
Culture Shock! Brazil: A Guide to Customs and Etiquette by Volker Poelzl
Brazil Insight Guides
The Rough Guide to Brazil by David Cleary, Oliver Marshall, Dilwyn Jenkins
Lonely Planet Brazil by Regis St. Louis, Andrew Draffen, et al.
Capoeira and Candomble: Conformity And Resistance In Brazi by Floyd Merrell
The Brazilian People: The Formation and Meaning of Brazil by Darcy Ribeiro
Eat Smart in Brazil, How to Decipher the Menu, Know the Market Foods & Embark on a Tasting Adventure by Joan and David Peterson
A Concise History of Brazil by Boris Fausto
The Brazil Reader: History, Culture, Politics by Robert M. Levine, and John J., Crocitti (editors)
Samba by Alma Guillermoprieto
The Brazilian Sound: Samba, Bossa Nova, and the Popular Music of Brazil by Chris McGowan and Ricardo Pessanha
Death Without Weeping: The Violence of Everyday Life in Brazil by Nancy Scheper-Hughes
Travelers' Tales, Brazil by Annette Haddad and Scott Doggett (editors)
| Travel Information for Brazil
|Fodor's provides destination guides for most countries in Central and South America, including Brazil.
|Frommer also offers destination guides for countries worldwide, with a section on Central and South America, including Brazil.
|Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information, with a section on South America, including Brazil.