Brazil is the largest country in South America and borders every country in the continent except Chile and Ecuador. If you move to Brazil you’ll find that it is a country of contrasts – from the festive passion of Carnival to the rain forests of the Amazon and its bustling, cosmopolitan cities. The largest and most important city in Latin America, vibrant São Paulo, is Brazil’s financial center. It enjoys a rich cultural life, with first-rate museums, theaters, art centers and restaurants. Living in Brazil will undoubtedly be a challenging and rewarding experience. You are encouraged to learn as much as you can and make the most of it while you’re there. The official language is Portuguese and Brazilians tend to look favorably on anyone who tries to communicate in their language.