Albufeira Stag Do

Albufeira Stag Do

Stag do’s in Albufeira are a great idea, there is so much to see and do from water sports, the golfing on Grace Bay, (the only true 7 star beach in Europe) to the crazy nightlife in Albufeira. If this sounds like your perfect stag weekend why not book it today?! This article is all … Read more

Living in Lisbon Pros and Cons

Living in Lisbon Pros and Cons

I’ve been living in Lisbon for a couple of months now and I’ve seen both sides – the good and the bad. On the whole I would say that the pros of living in Lisbon definitely outweigh the cons. The international community, fantastic cost of living and great weather most of the year makes it … Read more

How to get Citizenship in Portugal

How to get Citizenship in Portugal

So you want to know how to get Citizenship in Portugal? We you will be pleased to know that there several ways to get citizenship in Portugal including by descent, marriage and by simply living there long enough. In todays blog, we look at the reasons why you might want to get citizenship in Portugal … Read more

Recibos Verdes – What are they?

Recibos Verdes – What are they

I often gt asked ‘What are recibos verdes?’ Well, “Recibos verdes,” translatable as ‘green receipt’ is the Portuguese equivalent of a US 1099 tax form, are issued by employers to their employees. It’s basically a green receipt that a freelancer issues when working for themselves in Portugal. The purpose is to inform the IRS and … Read more

Cost of Living in Porto

Cost of Living in Porto

The cost of living in Porto actually very cheap compared to most UK and US cities.  The income tax is low for citizens, and many times cheaper for non-residents working in the country. In addition to that, Portuguese people know how to save money from a very young age so they can enjoy their lives … Read more

Cost of Living Lisbon

Living in Lisbon Pros and Cons

So you are thinking about moving to Lisbon? The first thing that people usually want to know when travelling or moving to a new city is how much it will cost. Sop what is the cost of living in Lisbon? Lisbon is not as Cheap as you might think! The first thing you should know … Read more

What is the best area to stay in Lisbon?

What is the best area to stay in Lisbon

The best area to stay in Lisbon depends on what you are looking for. Party animals will head to Bairro Alto whereas places like Belem will give a quieter and more relaxed pace. Popular areas include Alfama, Baixa and Campolide. So, what is the best area to stay in Lisbon? Alfama If traditional Portuguese streets … Read more

Covid 19 Test Lisbon

Covid 19 Test Lisbon

Are you wondering how to get a Covid 19 Test in Lisbon? You will be pleased to know that it is quite straight forward and that there are lots of places you can do this. The main reason why you will need to get a private test in Lisbon is for onward travel most likely … Read more

Portuguese Supermarket Guide

Portuguese Supermarket Guide

So, you are probably either living in Portugal or travelling in Portugal on a budget and looking to stock up. But which Portuguese supermarket should you use? My favourites are Continente Bom Dia and Pingo Doce. You will be pleased to know that there is a good variety of cheap Portuguese supermarkets in most main … Read more