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Guide to Renting in Portugal

Moving to a new country like Portugal comes with its challenges, despite the country's 300 days of sun and inviting community. One of the...

7 Places to Live in Portugal That Are Still Affordable – 2024 Edition

You’ve probably heard the news. Prices in Lisbon and Porto have skyrocketed over the last few years. In 2024, according to the Instituto Nacional...

What is the Portuguese NIF and how does it work?

The Portuguese NIF, or Número de Identificação Fiscal, is Portugal's taxpayer identification number. This nine-digit number is essential for various legal and financial activities...

Time Required to Get Portuguese Citizenship Reduced by 12-18 Months

Portuguese residents waiting to apply for citizenship can now breathe a huge sigh of relief! The Portuguese Parliament passed significant amendments on March 5th...

Updated 2024: Cost of Living in Porto

Porto is an excellent destination for expatriates and digital nomads seeking to immerse themselves in culture and history, as well as relax on incredible...

Shipping your stuff from the US to Portugal

Moving to Portugal from the US requires a lot of planning and logistics. One important question to consider before you go is whether you...

Spain vs Portugal: Which Golden Visa Program is Best?

There has been a lot of talk of Golden Visa schemes over the last few years. Each scheme has different rules and varying levels...

NHR 2.0: Portugal’s New NHR Tax Regime 2024

2023 was a big year when it came to changes to the tax system for new residents in Portugal. It was announced that the...

Guide to the Non-Habitual Resident (NHR) Tax Regime 2024

For 15 years, the Non-Habitual Resident (NHR) tax regime in Portugal has attracted thousands of residents by offering reduced tax rates and even full...

Updated 2024: Cost of Living in Lisbon

Residing in Lisbon comes with advantages, including its closeness to beaches, access to culture, and incredible food scene. What sets it apart from other...

Life After NHR: Latest 2024 Update

Well, there is no doubt that 2023 was a rocky year in Portugal’s rich political history. The year saw changes to the very popular...

The financial complexities of moving to Portugal for US Citizens

Portugal remains one of the most popular locations for US citizens looking to move abroad. Not only is Portugal a beautiful place to live,...

Tax Considerations for Americans Moving to Portugal: What You Must Know

When it comes to taxes, Americans moving to Portugal find themselves navigating a unique set of rules. Unlike many countries, the United States is...

9 Mistakes Expats Make When Moving to Portugal

With a thriving international community, Portugal is considered one of the best countries to move to in Europe for expats. Navigating the transition to...

5 Best Neighborhoods to Live in São Miguel

São Miguel, the largest island of the Azores archipelago, is a beautiful place to call home. A place that increasingly more expats are looking...

5 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Portimāo, Algarve

Located in the western Algarve region of Portugal, Portimão has become increasingly popular with expats looking to relocate to Portugal. The city has a...

5 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Coimbra

Coimbra is an increasingly popular city in central Portugal with expats known for its culture and architecture. As the home of one of the...

Why Portugal is Becoming a Hotspot for American Expats

With its sunny climate, affordable cost of living, high quality of life, and welcoming atmosphere, Portugal has become a popular destination for Americans looking...

Making Friends in Portugal as an Expat: 9 Tips and Tricks

Making friends isn't easy for all of us, especially when you're a new expat to a country. Although the Portuguese are known to be...

The Pros and Cons of Moving to Portugal as an Expat

Portugal is an increasingly popular destination for expats looking to move abroad. The country offers a unique blend of incredible cuisine, beautiful landscapes, and...

Cost of Living in Leiria: Monthly Budget

Leiria is a city in Central Portugal with a small population of 128,000 people but with so much to offer. While still not massively...

Moving to the Algarve: 5 Best Places to Live in the Algarve

If you're planning a move to the Algarve, you're not on your own. Almost 25% of the residents in the Algarve are international! This region...

Living in Braga: Best Neighborhoods in Braga

While many unfortunately only opt for Lisbon or Porto, Braga, a city in the north of Portugal, is becoming a more popular expat relocation...

5 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Madeira

While tourism has always been on the rise, Madeira has become somewhat of an expat hotspot in recent years. For those of you who...

5 Best Cities To Live in Portugal’s Interior

The overcrowding of cities on the Portuguese coast, caused both by internal emigration and a greater flow of tourism in these areas, has led...

5 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Cascais

So you've heard of Cascais and plan to move there, just like many other expats. In fact, over 15% of the population of Cascais...

9 Best Apps for Expats in Portugal

When moving to Portugal, having the right apps on your smartphone will help make your life just a bit easier. From discovering the best...

SIM Cards and Mobile Plans in Portugal

If you just moved to Portugal, getting a Portuguese phone number is quite handy, even if you have an EU phone number. Having a...

Humidity in Portugal: How to solve humidity issues in Portuguese houses

Portuguese houses have always been criticized for their humidity. However, this winter has brought about more intense humidity in Portugal. Hundreds of photos have...

6 Best Neighborhoods to Live in Porto

With a growing international community, Porto is a welcoming city for expats, a population that keeps on growing. But any move can be frightening,...
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