What do people who suffer from environmental or food allergies need to know?

Lots of mold due to humidity issues. Restaurants in Rio won't pay much attention to your allergies even if you tell them what your allergy is. It might be a "tudo bem" and yet you still receive the item you that will cause you an allergic reaction. - Oct 2019


I am allergic to shellfish, and that's on the menu at many places, so I just avoided those dishes. - Apr 2019


They are good at food labeling here, especially gluten. However, they do cook with a lot of nuts. - Jun 2017


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

Read More