Rent an apartment in Salvador

How to rent an apartment in Salvador?

Even before the sharing economy became a thing, people were renting apartments in Salvador. What I personally love about renting an apartment is that not only do you get your own space, but you...

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Cheap places to stay in Salvador

Salvador, by and large, is not an expensive place to stay — but cheap and expensive are all in the eye of the beholder. And if you are a true budget traveler, you can...

SIM cards

How to get a pre-paid SIM card in Brazil

It is absolutely possible to get a pre-paid SIM card in Brazil, but it’s not possible to get one from every carrier. Only one carrier, TIM, will allow a foreigner to get a SIM...

Do you need a visa to go to Brazil?

As with any good question, it depends. For anyone carrying a US passport, you need a visa. However, if you are in Europe or New Zealand you do not. The laws are changing all the...

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