Financial
How Much Does It Really Cost To Live In Portugal?

Fueled by foreign demand and the possibility of obtaining residency in exchange for investing money, the Portuguese property market is on the up. Since analysts are predicting this upward trend to continue, prices keep rising. Portugal’s property market was pretty resilien   more ...

Financial
Segurança Social In Portugal: What Is It And How Might It Help You?

Ah, bureaucracy. It’s not a favourite word for anyone, and that includes expats. The last thing we enjoy doing when moving to a new country is tackl   more ...

Living
Quality Of Life In Portugal: What To Expect As An Expat

No matter where you live in the world, you may find yourself comparing your home country to your new destination each time you travel. After all, it c   more ...

Financial
Portugal's New Investment Credit Line: Are There Opportunities For Expats

In a bid to help Portuguese migrants who are looking to return and invest in their home country, the minister of Foreign affairs, Augusto Santos Silva   more ...

Property
How To Find A Property Management Agency In Portugal

Every year, thousands of people purchase property in Portugal. After all, with friendly local people, warm summers and incredible landscapes, what’s   more ...

Living
Interview With Louise Ross, Author, Women Who Walk

Louise, tell us a bit about yourself and your interest in expat life.

I’ve lived outside of my country of origin, which is Australia, for   more ...


 
  
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Paul Garcia, Alentejo and Algarve

Who are you?

My name is Paul. My friends call me Pauly G, "just the brown guy from America.” I am a person from Las Vegas, Nevada who I feel achieved the American Dream and at the end of the day, my life was not happy. I shed most all of my material artifact   more ...

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Jocelyn, Algarve

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Hello, I’m Jocelyn from Malaysia. I believe a little leap of faith can unlock your pathway beyond your expectations!   more ...

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Yayeri Van Baarsen, Algarve

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I’m Yayeri van Baarsen, a 33-year-old journalist from Holland. Currently I live in the Algarve, together with my boyfriend an   more ...

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Alexa, Lisbon

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I am Alexa, a 43-year-old single mother, copywriter and blogger.


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Gail Aguiar, Porto

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My name is Gail Aguiar, I’m a Gen-X Canadian who’s moved around a lot. I’ve lived in half of Canada’s provinces, and a   more ...