What are the particular advantages of living in this city?

Beach lifestyle, walking lifestyle, relaxed, clean air, friendly people. - Oct 2019

The beach, the Brazilians/Cariocas, and the weather. - Apr 2019

The beach, the warm climate, street music, and the general practice of leaving work on time. - Jun 2017

We live a 5-minute walk to the Leblon beach. community life here is centered around the beach. The street next to the beach is closed for vehicles every Sunday and holiday, which is awesome. We are 5-minute walk to many bars and restaurants and a grocery store. It's very walkable. Other interesting places to go are the botanical garden, parque lage, Lagoa, Aproador, copacabana beach. - May 2016

The beach, day trips outside of Rio, never more than 100 yards away from a bar selling ice cold draft beer, hiking, boating. - Aug 2013

Great culture, friendly people, fun language.... I will miss the weather, the beaches, the laid back lifestyle and the amazing food. - Jun 2011

Someone in Rio de Janeiro has to be into all of the beach-related activities. Everything revolves around the beach, so don't come here if you are looking for cultural opportunities (Buenos Aires and Sao Paulo might be better choices). There are some spectacular landscapes amid, unfortunately, numerous slums that are a part of Rio. - Jul 2010

Spectacular beauty, musical culture, warmth of the people, variety of international influences, proximity to other interesting places to visit in Brazil, weather that makes outdoor activities an option year round, wonderful walking/running paths throughout the city, enthusiasm for enjoying life. - Jun 2010

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