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

Multibanco – Portuguese Banking System

Multibanco – Portuguese Banking System

Today I’m blogging from Lisbon and would like to introduce you to Multibanco – the advanced Portuguese banking system. What is multibanco? And what are the advantages of using it? What is Multibanco? Multibanco is the advanced Portuguese banking system that has been in operation in Portugal since 2014. It is a fully integrated banking … Read more

Portugal Currency

Portugal Currency

The Portugal currency is the EURO € which is the currency of 19 of the 27 EU member state countries. The EURO is a stable currency with the added advantage of ease of travel in Europe – if you’re crossing the border to explore Spain, you can also use your money there! What is the … 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