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Cost of Living in Portugal

While locals are likely to disagree, Forbes ranked Portugal as one of the best places to live due to its arguable affordability. Those coming...

Cost of Living in Portugal vs UK 2023

Is your dream to retire in Portugal or work remotely in this sunny Southern European country? If you are coming from the United Kingdom,...

8 Things to Do During Your First Week in Portugal

The hassle is over. You just landed on Portuguese soil after weeks of packing and preparation. Not so fast, there are still a few...

Cost of Living in Portimao: Portimao Monthly Budget

Located in the Algarve in southern Portugal, Portimao is the best of both worlds - warm weather with affordable living. The city also offers...

Cost of Living in Portugal vs the USA 2023

There's a lot to consider when moving to another country, particularly if it's extremely far away for you and your family. The main factor...

Cost of Living in Aveiro: Aveiro Monthly Budget

Aveiro is a city located on the northern coast in the Central Region of Portugal. This city is often called the “Portuguese Venice” since...

Childcare and Education in Madeira: Best Funchal Schools

Of the 1 million tourists traveling to Madeira every year, it seems many end up deciding to relocate permanently. If you are thinking of...

Cost of Living in Braga: Braga Monthly Budget

Braga is becoming an increasingly popular relocation destination for expats from all over the world. The oldest city in Portugal, Braga is located in...

Cost of Living in Coimbra: Monthly Budget

If you are looking to move to Portugal but the capital's higher prices are putting you off, there are plenty of cosmopolitan cities that...

Dating in Portugal

Dating looks different depending on where you are located on the globe. Cultural differences, views on romance, gender roles, and family are a few...

Emergency Numbers in Portugal

If you're moving to Portugal, safety is your concern. Although Portugal is an extremely safe country in Europe, there could be times when you...

Childcare and Education in Porto: Best Porto Schools

If you are planning on moving to Porto with your family, it's natural that your kids' education is on your mind. Luckily, Porto boasts...

Getting a Mortgage in Portugal

Looking for your dream home in Portugal? You're not the only one! Portugal is home to hundreds of thousands of expats due to the...

Cost of Living in Cascais: Monthly Budget

You might have heard a lot about Cascais, known as the Portuguese Riviera. The municipality of Cascais is one of the richest in the...

Childcare and Education in Lisbon: Best Lisbon Schools

So it's time to plan your relocation to Lisbon, Portugal. If you have children, childcare and education are on top of your mind. The...

Importing a Car to Portugal

You're moving to Portugal and thinking of bringing your car with you? This might not be a bad idea. The cost of living in...

Portugal or Spain: Where to Move

To many looking to relocate to Europe, there are two top contenders: Portugal or Spain. The question of where to move doesn't always have...

Crime Rates in Portugal: Is Portugal Safe?

Is Portugal Safe? In May of 2022, Prime Minister Antonio Costa said that "Portugal remains one of the safest countries in the world." He highlighted...

Expat Guide: Moving to Porto

Thousands are relocating to Portugal every year and choosing the northern city of Porto as their home. With a growing international community, Porto is...

Guide to Social Security in Portugal

Social Security in Portugal When you get sick in the US, you will likely lose your income. Parental leave is nonexistent and can have an...

Cost of Living in the Azores: Sao Miguel Monthly Budget

The largest and most populated island in the Azores, São Miguel is known as the Green Island due to its beautiful forested terrain and...

Buying a Car in Portugal

Making such a large purchase in a new country comes with its challenges. If you are planning on buying a car in Portugal, it's...

Guide to Renting an Apartment in the Algarve

The Algarve has one of the largest international communities in Portugal, with almost 25% of its residents being foreign. Many relocated to the region...

Expat Guide: Moving to the Algarve

The Algarve in Southern Portugal is the most popular tourist location in Portugal, boasting incredible beaches and sun all year round. Thousands of the...

Car Insurance in Portugal

Car insurance in Portugal is mandatory, as in most countries, but it can be relatively affordable compared to places like the United Kingdom. If...

Where to Buy a House in Portugal

Although during the 2008 economic crisis, the Portuguese real estate market was hit hard, today, buying property in Portugal won’t only provide you with...

9 Downsides To Living in Portugal

Although the positives outweigh the negatives, living in Portugal is not perfect. While many travel bloggers out there only highlight the pros of living...

Cost of Living in Algarve: Faro Monthly Budget

Faro is located in the Algarve region in southern Portugal and is home to a vibrant expat community. Known for its year-round sunny weather,...

Getting a Portuguese Driving License

Are you looking to get a driving license in Portugal? This guide has everything you need to know about getting a Portuguese driving license,...

8 Porto Budgeting Tips: Saving Money in Porto

Porto is a lot more affordable than Lisbon, but it is rapidly becoming more expensive. If you're coming from cities in the US or...
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