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Moving to brasil« on: March 22 2005 13:03:00 »
I live in hawaii and i know i should not complain but i need a change. I want to go to university in brasil . I have looked into the state of santa catarina because of the surf ,does anyone seggest any good places to live or schools . i just need some direction. ok thankyou
RE: Moving to brasil« Reply #1 on: April 04 2005 11:04:00 »
i sugest u find a place in island( Florianopolis) where the surf is.
University there are great ones but depends on what u looking for.If u want just change emails with me i ll find something for u. Im in São Paulo but i know Santa Catarina so well and i have many friends there. I ll probably be moving out to Florianopolis in 2 years from now.
"Yes great waves" all over south Brazil
RE: Moving to brasil« Reply #2 on: April 05 2005 10:04:00 »
hey guys...im actually heading to brasil on june 21st, i got an open ended ticket for 12 months so im planning on kickin back, doing some surfing and travelling too so any info u pick up would be great to hear on places to see, stay etc!! whats the deal with staying in the country and working etc...im from scotland UK (British Passport) flying to Sao Paulo!
RE: Moving to brasil« Reply #3 on: April 24 2005 22:04:00 »
hi meli, my name is Josh and i live in michigan right now. And i need a big change lol. and i want to move to florianopolis, brazil too. i was wondering if you could give me any info. on what i need to do to move there or how to go about it? If you have anything that would help please let me know. send your reply to my email please its firstname.lastname@example.org thank you very much, Josh
RE: Moving to brasil« Reply #4 on: May 12 2005 13:05:00 »
i just read your e mail, and you and your husband sound very nice, offering to get people in contact with your sister for some help.
my boyfriend and I, ( he's english, I'm american) are planning to move to florianopolis in september or october. we are both teachers and plan to find work when we arrive. If we could contact your sister, maybe she could help us find an apartment for a few weeks, while we look for something permanent. I cna be contacted by e mail, email@example.com
thank you for all your help, and any advice you could give.
RE: Moving to brasil« Reply #5 on: October 09 2005 04:10:00 »
Regarding working and staying in Brazil:
You can get a 3 month tourist visa renewed for another 3, total of 6. After that, it's supposedly done for that year, and have to leave the country for another 6 months before returning. I haven't heard of anyone getting around that, but maybe you could payoff the right official. Don't count on it.
Regarding the work for foreigners; difficult to work legally in Brazil and the government don't pass out work visas easily either. It's possible to give private English lessons, which would require some networking and teaching skills.
RE: Moving to brasil« Reply #6 on: October 09 2005 04:10:00 »
Regarding going to school in Brazil: Need to speak Portuguese fluently to pull that off. Not unless you are just planning to take a basic language course, you probably wouldn't get too far with the university. Brazilians speak very little English, although you can get by if you have good Spanish.
RE: Holiday in brasil« Reply #7 on: November 15 2005 22:11:00 »
Im travelling to Brazil on Christmas day for 5 weeks. Im travelling bymyself, never been to Brazil bant want to check out the surf spots, cool clubs and generally meet wicked people that know the area. My email is 'firstname.lastname@example.org'. Im 29 and my name is Benny, i live in Sydney. It would be cool to get in contact if you have the time.
Well stay cool'
Tchau for now Beijos
RE: Moving to brasil« Reply #8 on: November 27 2005 19:11:00 »
Hey, I'm a portuguese guy moving to Rio next February to study in university and I can´t find a decent home on the web to rent for 6 months. I'm searching for something in the Ipanema or Leblon area for 4 persons...If anyone knows of something let me know!