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Expat Guide: Moving to Lisbon

Moving to a new city is always daunting, especially if you are relocating to a whole new country. If you are moving to Lisbon...

Vaccinations in Portugal: The Portuguese Vaccine System

Portugal is known for having an effective national vaccination program and generally a positive public attitude towards vaccines. The vaccination rate in Portugal for...

Douro Valley

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Douro Valley should be on the top of your list if you are visiting the North...

1-Week Portugal Itinerary: Where to Spend 7 Days in Portugal

Millions of tourists travel to Portugal every year, but it can be hard to figure out where to go. Luckily, this 1-Week Portugal Itinerary...

8 Most Beautiful Castles and Palaces in Portugal

One of the oldest countries in Europe, it is no surprise that Portugal features hundreds of stunning castles and palaces. All around the country,...

Guide to Driving in Portugal

A country best explored by car, Portugal allows tourists from the EU and US to drive with their local driving licenses. However, it might...

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Ginjinha

Undoubtedly one of the most famous Portuguese liquors, known and loved all over Portugal, Ginjinha is starting to gain international notoriety. Ginjinha or just...

Távora-Varosa Wines

Trás-os-Montes Wine

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How to Get Portuguese Citizenship

Under the Passport Power Rank, Portugal ranks number 3 for being the most powerful passport, along with other countries such as Switzerland and Belgium....
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Guide to Naturism & Nudism in Portugal: Portugal’s Nude Beaches

Looking to find nude beaches in Portugal? You'll find more than just beaches. From guesthouses, holiday experiences, and a full-blow community, Portugal's naturism movement...

Guide to the Non-Habitual Resident (NHR) Tax Regime

You would think the incentive to become a resident in Portugal would be the low cost of living and all-around high quality of life,...

Traveling with Pets to Portugal

Want to take your best friend with you on your next trip to Portugal? We're talking about your pet! Whether you're looking to fully...

23 Best Restaurants in Porto

Porto is one of our top favorite cities in Europe to visit - and eat in. The home town of francesinhas and port wine...

Bacalhau: Understanding the Portuguese Obsession with Cod

Oven-baked, with cream, à Brás, à Gomes de Sá, the options are endless. The Portuguese say that there are 1001 ways to cook cod, also...

History and Culture

11 Things Portugal is Famous For

While Cristiano Ronaldo might be on top of everyone's list, Portugal is known for a variety of topics from music and food to politics....

Portugal during World War II: Was Portugal Really Neutral?

Portugal was officially neutral during World War II, but was this really the case?  At the beginning of the war, Portugal was under the...

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