Visit Castelo Branco in 2024

At heart, this city is all about delicate Portuguese embroidery. It doesn’t shy from showing you meticulous care and craftsmanship in its traditional Portuguese pavement, known as “calçada”. The intricate ornamental motifs found in Castelo Branco’s stunning embroideries are mirrored in the intricate designs adorning its streets. If you can raise your gaze, the central Cargaleiro Museum presents unparalleled paintings by Cargaleiro himself.

Why You Should Visit Alcobaca in 2024… At Least Once

Alcobaça is renowned as a haven for aficionados of confectionery delights. If you make it down here, you’ve got to indulge in the convent-based sweets, with the “cornucópias” ranking among the quintessential treats in the world today.

Faro Might Be Your Summer Travel Antidote in 2024

In all honesty, Faro likely isn’t going to be top of many travelers’ must-visit Portuguese destinations in summer. Lisbon and Porto are far more popular choices, and that’s fine for the most part. But these bigger cities lack a little bit of something – a tranquil summer experience, if you may. Due to their popularity, […]

Things I’m Doing to Save Money Abroad | Compulsive & Impulsive shopping habits |

So, I feel like I have wasted money buying stuff in that moment, I’m just like “Yes!” I’m going to make something with this but then I end up actually not making anything with it and it sits on my shelf for a long time. I got a whole bunch of Jiffy Mix when I went back home in the states, in November. I brought back six different boxes of Jiffy Mix and that was in November.

Getting Phone Service in Portugal | Settling into Portugal | Life Abroad

It was hard to get a new phone. I was there for a very long time, they didn’t have the phone till I ordered them. They came in and I looked at the paper and I noticed an extra charge they said that they charged 23% tax on the cost of the iPhone Not only was I paying monthly installments, but I was also charged 23% of $1,600 because I had the iPhone 15 Pro

Preparing My Moms D7 Portugal Visa 2024 | Life in Portugal | Retired

A D7 Visa is commonly known as the passive income Visa or retirement Visa. I am on a D7 Visa myself since I am retired. I’ve been retired since 2016 and it was kind of pretty simple just to do this process. There weren’t any hard documents I needed to get. Everything was on my pension website and my bank websites. The process was simple but getting to the process was very stressful.

Moving to Portugal with Pets? | Read this and Take Notes | Life in Portugal with Pets

Having pets here is very much more affordable than in the US. I feel like the quality care that I have received and the hospitality from the vet’s office, they called, they sent emails asking how Kitty and Ben are doing, with that type of care I feel like I did not have at any other vet offices in the United States at least not in Northwest Florida.

Darmel Hudson’s Migration Story and Timeline

The starting point of any major decision is to make a plan. You can start by making a list of your needs, wishes, and absolute deal breakers here. It’s called your “criteria set.” Feel free to use this as a template by adding or taking away from the bullet points as you need to for your journey.

A New Chapter_Trading London’s Hustle for Lisbon’s Charm

Weather was a major factor but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. The pandemic was harrowing in numerous ways, but it also revealed a fundamental truth about our jobs when stripped of the perks—free coffee, post-work drinks, and Christmas parties. What remained was the essence of our work, laid bare. In a country like the UK, this revelation started to feel oppressively dismal.