Tag: Cost of Living

By Fiona Hurrell, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - They may have dropped a place or two since last year but once again, Brazil’s two major cities, São Paulo and Rio de Janeiro, feature amongst the top fifteen...
By Samindra Kunti, Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Cidade Maravilhosa is already home to one of the world's richest real estate markets, and the sector keeps growing as, according to some reports, comparatively more units were sold...
By Lucy Jordan, Senior Contributing Reporter BRASÍLIA, BRAZIL - Continued financial turmoil in Europe is likely to diminish numbers of foreign visitors to Rio during Carnival this year, experts predict, but increased domestic tourism will likely more than compensate for...
Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – It is time to batten down the hatches, or as some would say in the U.S., button down the hatches - never being sticklers for formal details. According to Random House Webster's College Dictionary,...
Opinion, by Samantha Barthelemy RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Everyone is talking about the soaring costs of living in Rio de Janeiro – the 12th most expensive city in the world for expats according to Mercer’s 2011 Worldwide Cost of...
By Sarah de Sainte Croix, Senior Contributing Reporter RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazil’s two biggest cities, Rio and São Paulo, have been ranked amongst the top fifteen most expensive cities in the world for expats, according to Mercer’s Worldwide...
Editorial RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – According to a report by Mercer's 2011 Cost of Living survey, Luanda in Angola is the world's most expensive city for expatriates, for the second year in a row. While I am not...
Opinion, by Brennan Stark RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - I got mugged on July 5th. It actually wasn't too bad, since they only took about R$70 and my jacket (they had jackets though, which was annoying), and left the...



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