What is the relative size of the expatriate community? How would you describe overall morale among expatriates?

Large but disconnected. - Oct 2019


Fair number of expats, primarily in the oil industry. - Sep 2019


Expats are there, but not recognizable; they blend in at the beach. the morale is great because you're in Rio, but you don't go to Rio for the ex-pats: you go because the locals are so nice, fun, friendly... - Apr 2019


Brazil is an amazing place to travel and Brazilians are very warm people, but expats spend a lot of time complaining about the food and level of service. Feeling the unfulfilled potential can be frustrating, but it is a great experience for those ready to see it as such. - Jun 2017


Pretty good; there is a good mix of international community here. - May 2016


Huge. - Aug 2013


Medium, lots of oil company folks. - Jun 2011


Medium. - Jul 2010


About 22,000 resident Americans in the district and lots of other intl expats as well. - Jun 2010


Medium. - Jan 2009


New book from Talesmag! Honest and courageous stories of life abroad with special needs.

Read More