Moving to Portugal from New Zealand

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For many Kiwis, the allure of Portugal extends far beyond its award-winning beaches and historic cities. Nestled on the southwestern edge of Europe, Portugal offers New Zealanders a gateway to the continent’s rich tapestry of cultures, histories, and landscapes. With the promise of Portuguese citizenship after a few years of residency, the dream of traversing … Read more

Moving to Portugal From India

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The historical connection between India and Portugal is deep-rooted, with Goa serving as a testament to the centuries-old ties. This shared history has paved the way for a unique cultural understanding between the two nations. Today, many Indians are drawn to Portugal, not just because of these ties, but for the promise of a better … Read more

Moving to Portugal from South Africa

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For many South Africans, the allure of Portugal extends far beyond its white sandy beaches and rich history. At the forefront of this appeal is the promise of safety. Portugal, with its low crime rates, stands in stark contrast to the challenges faced in parts of South Africa. Coupled with the nation’s political stability and … Read more

Moving to Portugal from Australia

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For many Australians, the allure of Portugal goes beyond its picturesque landscapes and rich history. While both nations share a deep affinity for sun-kissed beaches and a vibrant surf culture, Portugal offers these familiar comforts without the hefty Australian price tag. The lower cost of living in Portugal, combined with its strategic location, provides Aussies … Read more

How to Move to Portugal from Ireland

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For many Irish individuals and families, the idea of relocating to Portugal presents an enticing opportunity. The promise of consistently warmer weather is a significant draw, especially for those looking to escape the often unpredictable climate of Ireland.  Beyond the allure of sunnier days, Portugal offers a lower cost of living, allowing for a comfortable … Read more

Moving to Portugal from Hong Kong

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For those considering a move from Hong Kong, Portugal continues to be one of the most popular European considerations. There are a number of reasons for this but they primarily come down to safety, affordability, and ease of obtaining a residency visa. Portugal is one of the easiest EU countries for Hong Kong nationals to … Read more

Is it Easy to Move to Portugal? Yes and No.

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Over the past few years, Portugal has become one of the most desirable countries to move to. There are several reasons for this – Portugal has a public healthcare system, it’s quite safe, and it has some of the best beaches in the world – but there’s one reason in particular that Portugal has become … Read more

From Idaho to the Algarve – An interview with Stacy Ennis

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Stacy Ennis is a best-selling author, coach, and speaker on a mission to help leaders clarify their ideas and harness their unique story to make an impact. Originally from Idaho, Stacy has spent most of her adult life exploring the entire world, and has lived in the Dominican Republic, Vietnam, Thailand, and now Portugal. In … Read more

MEO Now Offers 10 Gbps Home Internet

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Internet service provider MEO has become the first ISP in Portugal to offer 10 gbps home internet. Up until now, the fastest fibre speeds available from any ISP (including MEO, NOS, and Vodafone) was 1 gbps. The 10 gbps speed applies to both upload and download speeds. Currently, this service is only available in select … Read more

An Interview With Portugal Living Magazine Founder Bruce Joffe

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Bruce Joffe and his partner moved to Portugal in 2018, choosing the Castelo Branco region as their place to make a better life. Shortly after starting, he created Portugal Living Magazine, which offers news, information, and personal stories about what it’s like to live in Portugal. What made you move to Portugal? That’s actually a … Read more