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Moving to Porto, Portugal

An expat talks about moving to Porto, Portugal - moving costs, renting a condo, the lower cost of living in Porto and more. (Read More)

Moving to Cascais and Estoril, Portugal

One expat couple fell in love with Cascais, Portugal while touring Portugal. They love the generally reliably nice weather, pristine beaches, restaurants all over the narrow streets and squares as well as along the pedestrian esplanade along the ocean. (Read More)

Moving to Braga, Portugal

An expat in Braga, Portugal talks about what it was living moving there - advice on building a home, best neighborhoods and more. (Read More)

Moving to Tomar, Portugal

An expat in Tomar wrote, "Rent a small property first do not buy as there are too many hurdles to cover without knowing the Portuguses system. There are also at present unscrupulous estate agencies and unless you know who they are you could be on a hiding to nothing." (Read More)

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7-Things-to-Know-Before-You-Move-to-PortugalMoving to Portugal: 7 Things to Know Before You Move to Portugal

Expats moving to Portugal are drawn by a variety of places to live, a rich history and so much more. Here are some tips on what it means to move there, and how to make it happen.

Expats moving to Portugal are drawn by a variety of places to live, a rich history and so much more. Here are some tips on what it means to move there, and how to make it happen....

5-Neighborhoods-to-Consider-in-Lisbon,-Portugal5 Neighborhoods to Consider in Lisbon, Portugal

There are a lot of options when picking a neighborhood in Lisbon. Find a few of the many possibilities for living and just exploring.

There are a lot of options when picking a neighborhood in Lisbon. Find a few of the many possibilities for living and just exploring....

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Best-Places-to-Live-in-the-AlgarveBest Places to Live in the Algarve

If you're interested in the best places to live in the Algarve, Portugal's sunny southern-most region, here are some great options to consider. Also find information on why some like the region, and others choose to opt elsewhere.

If you're interested in the best places to live in the Algarve, Portugal's sunny southern-most region, here are some great options to consider. Also find information on why some like the region, and ...

12-Best-Places-to-Live-in-Portugal12 Best Places to Live in Portugal

Portugal is a safe, expat-friendly country with stunning beaches, cities, popular beach towns and sleepy fishing villages. We've compiled a list of 12 of the best places to live based upon expats' recommendations. They include Lisbon, Cascais, Lagos, Tavira, Ericeira, Caldas da Rainha, Tomar, Nazare, Coimbra, Porto, Guimaraes and Braga.

Portugal is a safe, expat-friendly country with stunning beaches, cities, popular beach towns and sleepy fishing villages. We've compiled a list of 12 of the best places to live based upon expats' re...

5-Best-Places-to-Retire-in-Portugal5 Best Places to Retire in Portugal

Expat retirees love Portugal for its welcoming people, gorgeous beaches, quaint towns and wonderful restaurants. In this article, we cover 5 great places to retire in Portugal.

Expat retirees love Portugal for its welcoming people, gorgeous beaches, quaint towns and wonderful restaurants. In this article, we cover 5 great places to retire in Portugal. ...

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Retirement-In-CascaisAn Expat Shares What it's Like Retiring in Cascais, Portugal

An expat who recently retired to the beautiful coastal town of Cascais, Portugal details how she made it happen. If you want to know how to retire to Europe, and where to start your journey, this is a great place to begin!

Moving-To-PortoAn Expat Talks about Moving to Porto, Portugal

An expat talks about moving to Porto, Portugal - moving costs, renting a condo, the lower cost of living in Porto and more.

Best-Places-to-Live-in-the-AlgarveBest Places to Live in the Algarve

If you're interested in the best places to live in the Algarve, Portugal's sunny southern-most region, here are some great options to consider. Also find information on why some like the region, and others choose to opt elsewhere.

Healthcare-in-PortugalHealthcare in Portugal

Expats in Portugal with a residency visa can participate in the national health care system. Here's what you need to know about the SNS and the combination of public and private services you'll need to manage your health in Portugal.

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7-Things-to-Know-Before-You-Move-to-PortugalMoving to Portugal: 7 Things to Know Before You Move to Portugal

Expats moving to Portugal are drawn by a variety of places to live, a rich history and so much more. Here are some tips on what it means to move there, and how to make it happen.

Expats moving to Portugal are drawn by a variety of places to live, a rich history and so much more. Here are some tips on what it means to move there, and how to make it happen....

5-Neighborhoods-to-Consider-in-Lisbon,-Portugal5 Neighborhoods to Consider in Lisbon, Portugal

There are a lot of options when picking a neighborhood in Lisbon. Find a few of the many possibilities for living and just exploring.

There are a lot of options when picking a neighborhood in Lisbon. Find a few of the many possibilities for living and just exploring....

Moving-To-PortugalExpats Talk about What it's Like Moving to Portugal

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Best-Places-to-Live-in-the-AlgarveBest Places to Live in the Algarve

If you're interested in the best places to live in the Algarve, Portugal's sunny southern-most region, here are some great options to consider. Also find information on why some like the region, and others choose to opt elsewhere.

If you're interested in the best places to live in the Algarve, Portugal's sunny southern-most region, here are some great options to consider. Also find information on why some like the region, and ...

12-Best-Places-to-Live-in-Portugal12 Best Places to Live in Portugal

Portugal is a safe, expat-friendly country with stunning beaches, cities, popular beach towns and sleepy fishing villages. We've compiled a list of 12 of the best places to live based upon expats' recommendations. They include Lisbon, Cascais, Lagos, Tavira, Ericeira, Caldas da Rainha, Tomar, Nazare, Coimbra, Porto, Guimaraes and Braga.

Portugal is a safe, expat-friendly country with stunning beaches, cities, popular beach towns and sleepy fishing villages. We've compiled a list of 12 of the best places to live based upon expats' re...

5-Best-Places-to-Retire-in-Portugal5 Best Places to Retire in Portugal

Expat retirees love Portugal for its welcoming people, gorgeous beaches, quaint towns and wonderful restaurants. In this article, we cover 5 great places to retire in Portugal.

Expat retirees love Portugal for its welcoming people, gorgeous beaches, quaint towns and wonderful restaurants. In this article, we cover 5 great places to retire in Portugal. ...

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