The official language spoken in Brazil is Portugese
Name: Brazilian real
100BRL is approx $31.30
Time Zone: Amazon Time Zone (UTC-04:00) Fernando de Noronha Time Zone (UTC-02:00) and Brasilia Time (UTC-03:00)
A bottle of Brazilian Brahama can cost 6R$ (approx $1.90) while a can of soda can cost around 2.3R$ (approx 70c).
Stick to local specialities and you can keep food costs down, with lunches costing around 5R$ to 8R$ ($2/$2.50), while dinner costs between 8R$ and 13R$ ($2.50-$4). The more touristy the area, the more the prices will rise.
Need a taxi? Fares start at about 5R$ (approx. $1.55) with each extra km being an extra 2.70R$, which works out at less than a dollar per km.
Transport in Brazil is pretty cheap with a one-way ticket on public transport likely to cost you around 3.80R$ ($1.20).
Hostel go-ers are sure to find a great deal in Brazil but prices are really interchangeable. Generally, a room in a hostel dorm will cost you between 24R$ and 62R$ a night (approx $7.50-$19.50).
There are a range of accommodation options in Brazil. For a midrange double room, you can expect to pay around 160R$ (approx $50).