Your guide to Brazil: DIFFERANCE Intercultural Consultants


About Your Guides

This guide was put together by Chryscia Cunha, Mariana Barros and Kelly Franca, intercultural specialists, working with expatriates around the world. In 2007, they founded DIFFERANCE Intercultural Consultants that is a company created to welcome and assist expatriates with the intention of managing human capital based on cultural aspects.Our mission is to enrich the international experience by making the adaptation process faster and more productive.Through intercultural training we intend to transform the challenge posed by the cultural clash into a main component of the expatriation assignment.

Differance can be contacted at: and through their website DIFFERANCE Intercultural Consultants

Brazil: About Brazil
All about Brazil

Brazil: Appointment Alert!
Making appointments

Brazil: Business Dress
Guidelines for business dress

Brazil: Conversation
Welcome topics of conversation

Brazil: First Name or Title?
Respectfully addressing others

Brazil: Gift Giving
Selecting and presenting an appropriate business gift

Brazil: Let’s Make a Deal!
What you should know before negotiating

Brazil: Prosperous Entertaining
Entertaining for business success

Brazil: Public Behaviour
Acceptable public conduct


Useful Web Sites for Brazil

Consular Information Sheet

Wikipedia: Brazil

CIA World Factbook: Brazil

Lonely Planet: Brazil Brazil for Visitors

Economist Country Briefings: Brazil

BBC Country Profiles: Brazil

World Health Organization: Brazil