You’ll rarely get a rude response if you go and speak to someone.
Some girls will come home with you on the first night, others are just out to flirt and have fun. Some girls are definite gringo-hunters and will hang around the ex-pat nightspots.
But from my relationship with a Brazilian guy to my short time being single in Rio, there are a few things I have learned about dating in Brazil…keep in mind that some of this may be a bit generalized (obviously not everyone is this way).
It is all based on my own experience and what I have heard from other people. And for independent North Americans, can even be considered clingy.
To spend the night with someone is also often just an adventure to tell the friends about the next day.
Brazilian Girls In the uninhibited spirits girls wear the skimpiest underwear and beach costumes possible.
It turns out that every foreign woman is gorgeous in Brazil. It was only slight a letdown, to find out that every other female traveler I talked to was having a similar experience: being told that she was linda, linda, linda.
Now I am back in Rio, though, and almost wistful for those days.
Whilst they may not make the first move a smile is a definite invitation to come over and talk.
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Marina Amaro, 26, has the sun in the perfectionist Virgo and the moon in the imaginative Pisces.
But then I started talking to other female travelers.
On a near daily basis, while I was traveling in Northeastern Brazil, I got compliments on how linda, or beautiful, I am.