The Best Cities and Towns for Americans Planning to Live in Portugal

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So, you’ve decided to make the exciting move from America to Portugal? Thanks to attainable residency visas like the D7, golden visa, and digital nomad visa, Portugal has become an incredibly popular destination for Americans to move to. But the big question is: just where in Portugal should you live? That’s where this guide comes … Read more

20+ Foods That American Expats Living in Portugal Sometimes Miss

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Portugal has some fantastic food (pastéis de nata at the top of that list) but there are always some home comforts that you’re going to miss, regardless of where you’re from. Thankfully, you’ll be able to find a lot of these products in Portugal, particularly long-life products. However, some products (like dairy products) are harder … Read more

Is Venmo used in Portugal (or anywhere in Europe)?

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If you’re moving to Portugal, or even just visiting, you may be wondering whether Venmo is used here. And the answer is no. At the time of writing, Venmo isn’t available in Portugal or anywhere in Europe, and most people probably won’t have heard of it.  So how do you transfer money to friends or … Read more

Want to Move from the USA to Portugal? Here’s What You Need to Know

Are you tired of the political turmoil back home? Concerned about the increasing cost of living? What about safety? Maybe it’s time to move to Portugal. Portugal is roughly the same size as Indiana and has a population that’s roughly the same size as the state of Michigan. Yet, despite its small size, Portugal has … Read more