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    Pros of Living in Rio de Janeiro

    ✅ Lots of fun stuff to do

    ✅ Warm now

    ✅ Warm all year round

    ✅ Good air quality on average

    ✅ Nomad List members liked going here a lot

    ✅ Many Nomad List members here all year round

    ✅ Easy to make friends

    ✅ High quality of education

    ✅ Great hospitals

    ✅ Democratic

    ✅ Safe for women

    ✅ Family friendly

    ✅ Very friendly to LGBTQ+

    ✅ Not many people smoke tobacco

    Cons of Living in Rio de Janeiro

    ❌ Freedom of speech is weak

    ❌ Not safe at all

    ❌ Very slow internet

    ❌ Feels crowded

    ❌ Difficult to do business

    ❌ Roads can be dangerous

    ❌ People don't speak English well

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    I was here for a month. Rio is a beautiful and vibrant city. There's a lot of icons to see. There's great food and the beach is right there. In my experience the pandemic hasn't impacted the city much. Bars and clubs are still open. I usually go out to Leblon, Ipanema, Lapa, and Barra da Tijuca. However, it can definitely be a dangerous city if you're being careless. About 10% of the people I've met had an incident there. I was mugged once walking home one night after the clubs in Ipanema, an affluent area. During the daytime, it's fine, but it's not a city where you can walk alone at night even in the affluent areas or at the beach for 5 - 10 minutes. It's one of the most fun places in the world with the warmest people, but just be careful. As far as coworking, I just used Regus's lounge membership. It's not social, but it was quiet with fast enough for leading meetings. If I had to do it again, I would stay in Rio for a couple of weeks to see everything and move to Barra da Tijuca for a long-term stay.

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    Rio is a fantastic city if u love the outdoors. it is great to be a nomad but u need to be streetsmart and learn the language basics at least to enrich ur ex.

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    Stunning city! The beach + mountains + buildings combination is extremely unique. The most beautiful big city I have ever visited! Brazilians are also very friendly and Brazil's culture is one of a kind. I loved everything about the trip and even learned some potuguese, which is a beautiful language

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