1. Brazil Isn’t Cheap
This is no longer a “third world” country (at least, not in terms of prices, particularly for big cities), it’s a rising world power with a very strong real (R$). Check hotel, food and transportation prices online while planning your budget, to avoid unpleasant surprises.
Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Brazil Things to Do blog. Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in Brazil.
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