We spent our days drinking Caipirinhas and walking the streets of Rio. People always ask me is Brazil safe? Brazil is as safe a place as anywhere else in the world. It's all about knowing where it's ok to be a tourist. You must learn to protect yourself by being vigilant at all times. Be humble, respectful, and avoid wearing any sort of jewelry, just like you would anytime you're in unfamiliar territories.
Brazil was kind of expensive to me, so we decide when in Brazil do like the Brazilians. We avoided the fancy restaurants and ate where the locals ate, Brazilian steakhouse is delicious anywhere you decide to get it.
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