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Best Hotels in Lisbon for 2022

The Portuguese capital gets around 4.5 million tourists per year, as well as thousands of remote workers and digital nomads of various lifestyles and...

Guide to Freelancing in Portugal

Freelancers in Portugal have more rights than ever before. From protections such as parental leave and illness allowance, the Social Security system ensures you...


Located between the Castle and the River Lis, Leiria is a city in Central Portugal with a population of 128,000 people. Leiria is a...

10 Best Free Things to Do in Lisbon

The birthplace of Amália Rodrigues and calçada Portuguesa Lisbon is rich in culture, history, and striking views. For the past decade, tourists have started to...

Guide to Starting a Business in Portugal

If you're looking to start a business in Portugal, you are not the only one! The majority of global investors are confident in Portugal,...

9 Top UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Portugal

The oldest country in Europe, Portugal's cultural heritage is vast and there is so much history to explore particularly its World Heritage Sites. Portugal...

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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

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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 Portuguese Visas: Types of Portugal Visas

Do I need a Portuguese Visa to Visit Portugal? EU/EFTA Nationals If you are an EU/EFTA citizen, you do not need a visa to enter Portugal....

11 Best Gay Bars and Clubs in Lisbon

Lisbon is one of the most LGBT friendliest European capitals, particularly the areas of Bairro Alto and Principe Real. The city is filled with...

Porto Music Scene Guide: Best Music Spots in Porto

One of the oldest in Europe, Porto’s historical center is a UNESCO World Heritage site since 1996! It is no surprise that Porto is...

Guide to Casinos, Gambling and Betting in Portugal

Betting culture has always had a strong presence in Portugal and is a part of the daily lives of the Portuguese, as well as...

Expat Guide to Working in Portugal

Portugal is one of the best places to live in the world. Internationals move to Portugal for the weather, culture, low cost of living,...

History and Culture

Women’s Rights in Portugal

Women's rights were two words never truly uttered prior to the Carnation Revolution of 1974. The aftermath of the 25 of April and the...

Henry the Navigator

Henrique of Portugal, the Duke of Viseu, and Lord of Covilhã, better known as Prince Henry the Navigator or ‘The Prince of Sagres’ was...



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