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Expat Blogs > Portugal  (add a blog)


Emma's House In Portugal


Full of practical tips, such as advice answering the difficult question of where to live in Portugal and how locals feel about free-ranging dogs, reading Emma's House In Portugal is akin to settling in with a cup of tea with a good friend. As an Aussie who has gone native in the sunny shores of the Algarve 10 thousand miles away, her adventures will undoubtedly always be full of mayhem and sunshine.


Julie Dawn Fox In Portugal


Julie is a British expat in Portugal sharing her passion for travel, writing and photography. With an entire category of her blog dedicated to living in Portugal and a plethora of fantastic travel advice, Julie Dawn Fox in Portugal is a pool of expat information.


No Particular Place To Go


American expats Anita and Richard yearned for exotic destinations when they retired, and found Portugal fitted the bill (well, with a caveat for the forseeable future.) In between sneaking pastéis de nata tarts they are conquering the often confusing process of settling into Portuguese life.


Piglet In Portugal


Piglet In Portugal is a blog sharing the humourous situations making this expat laugh and cry. From the bizarre to the ridiculous, posts mostly feature her challenges faced thanks to language or cultural misunderstandings and everyday expat life as it happens.


Conversations With Hank


Presently in a conversational format rather than the usual prose of most blogs, this is a real life micro-sitcom about a family of four living in the north of Portugal: a midwestern American Artist, a Portuguese Scientist, a newborn and an eight year old. Sharing their experiences in a new culture, settling into a whole new language and the often poignant questions about life as an eight-year-old, Conversations With Hank is a treasure trove of real expat life.


It Caught My Eye In Portugal


Wintering each year in Portugal away from the onslaught of gentle English rain, Becky and her husband are discovering as many delights of the Algarve as they can. Not just sharing their own adventures, they also reblog the discoveries of other bloggers who have fallen in love with Portugal.


My Home In Portugal


Laura's Mum and Dad bought a home in Portugal and spend their spare time renovating the sad and previously unloved building. Charting their journey from installing new kitchens to buying a car, this retirement project is slowly getting more and more homely, perfect for visitors.


Algarve Blog


Dave and Alyson, a retired policeman and artist respectively, are sharing their experiences of the Algarve one beautiful photo at a time. Full of delicious carnivals and swimming Santas, life in Portugal is nothing if not fascinating.


Gail At Large


A personal travel blog, Gail at Large is the personal blog of a Canadian exploring life in Portugal. Journalling her international escapades for over 14 years, this expat blog is bursting with Gail's zest for life, her capacity for mischief and personal recommendations of travel both within the Algave and abroad.


Um Lisboeta Ingles


A travelling teacher with a penchant for cats (always the sign of a good soul) Kev has recently moved to the world capital of custard tarts, and is sharing his cultural experiences, the occasional whisper of intrigue and the thoughts all expats progress through as they settle into a new home.