The Cost of Living in Portugal

The Cost of Living in Portugal

These days, international travel or living is feeling like more and more of an attractive option. The world’s transition to remote workplaces means that people have more freedom than ever when it comes to deciding where to live, work, and vacation, and for people who are ready to explore and experience more of the world, … Read more

Moving to Portugal after Brexit

Moving to Portugal after Brexit

The local Camara’s (town halls) have recently been inundated by requests from British Citizens who are panicking and trying to get their residency through before Brexit. You see, if you are an EU citizen you can go through the rather simple process of attaining the Certificado de Registo de Cidadão da União Europeia or CRUE … Read more

Buying Property in Portugal

buying property in Portugal

Portugal is an amazing country where there is something for everyone! You can visit the bustling cities of Lisbon and Porto where you are sure to be thrown straight into the country’s amazing culture as well as doing some well needed retail therapy. Or perhaps you would prefer to travel to the south of the … Read more

What to Pack for Portugal

what to pack for Portugal

Portugal is a fantastic holiday destination – there is truly something for everyone! You can visit the bustling cities of Lisbon and Porto where you are sure to be thrown straight into the country’s amazing culture as well as doing some well needed retail therapy. On the other hand, you may prefer to travel to … Read more

Activo Bank Portugal – Opening my Account

Activo Bank Portugal

Today I’m going to share with you my experience opening an account with Activo Bank Portugal. I honestly think it’s one of the best bank accounts you can get if you are relocating to Portugal. Here’s why I love ActivoBank…. Excellent Customer Service and English Speakers Activo Bank at Chiado in Lisbon have excellent customer … Read more

Reasons to Move to Portugal

Move to Portugal

I totally adore living in Portugal. My original plan was to go to Spain to start my new life there, but the taxes and bureaucracy seemed hard to navigate even with two years of Spanish studies under my belt. At the last minute before BREXIT I decided to take the leap and make the move … Read more

Getting my Utente Number in Portugal

Utente Centro de Saude

One of the important things to do when you move to Portugal is get your Utente number which is the number that entitles you to access the Portuguese NHS, or Servico Nacional de Saude, SNS. If you have residency, that is the main criteria for accessing this and getting a ‘Utente Number’ which is the … Read more

NIF Number Portugal

NIF Number Portugal

If you are planning on buying property in Portugal or moving to Portugal then you will now that you need and NIF number to do practically anything. Today is blog explores what an NIF number is, when you need it and how to get one.  What is an NIF number? An NIF number is the … Read more