Category Archives: Safe in Sao Paulo

Six Assumptions You Shouldn’t Make About Sao Paulo

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Ensuring good experiences is all about managing expectations. If you are soon on your way to São Paulo for World Cup activities, or for any other events, it is important that you don’t make assumptions about what might be here … Continue reading

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How to Stay Safe and Sound During the World Cup

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As promised, today I am posting on how to stay safe if you are coming to Brazil, and Sao Paulo in particular, for the World Cup. My partner in “crime,” Brazil in My Eyes, posted last week on the topic. If … Continue reading

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Safe in São Paulo – Live!

For those who enjoyed our series on staying safe in São Paulo, and reside in the city, Brazil in My Eyes and I will be taking our show on the road! This Thursday evening, we will deliver dicas on crime-avoidance, … Continue reading

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Safe in São Paulo: Stats & Tatts

As a grand finale to our Safe in São Paulo series, Born Again Brazilian and I are bringing you some of the statistics of crime in São Paulo, as well as Brazil overall, and giving you some tools to find out about crime in your own neighborhood. And just for fun, we’ll show you some of the tattoos that may help identify someone with a criminal background. Continue reading

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Safe in São Paulo: Home Security

Brazil in My Eyes and Born Again Brazilian will be co-hosting a seminar about safety in São Paulo on Thursday, September 26th that will include a Q&A with local security experts. For more information, contact the International Newcomers Club at vpevents@newcomers-sp.com.br. This week’s installment on crime-avoidance in São Paulo focuses on staying safe in and outside your home. Continue reading

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Safe in São Paulo: School Security

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The next installment of the Safe in São Paulo collaboration between Born Again Brazilian and Brazil in My Eyes focuses on school safety. Continue reading

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Safe in São Paulo: Taxis and Public Transportation

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Last week we discussed avoid crime while driving, parking or using a car. But what if you decide not to drive (because we scared you so much…)? Like any city, you have options for getting across town other than hoofing it. Continue reading

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Safe in São Paulo: Car Smarts

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This next installment of the Born Again Brazilian / Brazil In My Eyes series on crime-avoidance in São Paulo focuses on car safety – not driving safely, that’s a whole other series. But how to avoid being involved in a crime while in your car and what to do if you find yourself in trouble. Continue reading

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Safe in São Paulo: Street Smarts

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The following is the next installment of our collaboration (Born Again Brazilian and Brazil in My Eyes) on staying safe in São Paulo. São Paulo is an exciting place to be, but with such a vast and diverse population, you are bound to have a higher percentage of bad guys than other places. Continue reading

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Guest Post: Staying Safe in São Paulo

This post will be the first in a series of guides to staying safe as a business traveler, a tourist or a resident in São Paulo and Brazil. Continue reading

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