By Lenora Deslandes, Contributing Reporter
RIO DE JANEIRO - Roommates require tolerance, synergy, and more often than not, youth. It seems the primary reason for living with roommates is the financial benefit, splitting the cost of common rooms and utility bills. When moving to a new city though, or a new country, having roommates can also be a way to establish a new network of friends.
Finding that room in a shared apartment in Rio is not a simple task though, and one of the few options in English is