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Sao Paulo



But don't forget your:

Open mind. - Nov 1, 2017
Patience. Everything takes longer here and you'll spend a good amount of your time stuck in traffic going somewhere. - Apr 11, 2017
Bathing suit and Amazon Prime account! - Jan 15, 2017
Vanilla extract and chocolate chips, for those of you who like to bake. Also, Southerners take note, you can't find grits here. It's also hard to buy clothing here. It can be more expensive and of less quality, especially children's clothes. You will likely want to do most clothes shopping online. - Aug 5, 2015
Shorts and clothes for the next few years. Clothes and shoes are expensive. - Aug 2, 2013
Portuguese dictionary! - Dec 13, 2012
Umbrellas and rain coats; Portuguese phrase book as English won’t help you very much; patience as Brazilian life is VERY bureaucratic and you will spend lots of time waiting - Jan 25, 2012
Portuguese--it will help you make Brazilian friends and that is all you need here - Jan 17, 2012
De-humidifiers and umbrellas. - Jan 3, 2012
Appetite. - Oct 26, 2008
Bathroom stuff! Shower gel, shampoo, hand soap, all of this stuff is scarce and/ or expensive. - Aug 14, 2008