The biggest country in South America, Brazil is home to the Amazon forest, the “mecca” of football and its samba carnivals has attract revellers from all around the world.
However, Brazil can also be a dangerous place, with crime and tourist targeted scams to watch out for.
- Police: 190
- Fire, ambulance: 193
- Tourist police (Rio de Janeiro): 021/3399-7170
- Tourist police (Sao Paulo): 011/3107-5642