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As an easily accessible European Union country, Portugal attracts expatriates in large numbers every year, particularly retirees. Indeed, Portugal is much appreciated for its pleasant climate, the living standards and quality, as well as affordable rent prices. By moving there, you will also discover a huge historical and cultural legacy and enjoy beautiful golden beaches and great food.

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Portugal offers various opportunities to foreigners seeking a professional internship there. But what are the conditions that apply? Find the answers in this article.

Geographically somewhat isolated from the rest of Europe, Portugal is a space of unique culture, traditions and architecture, and home to some of Europe’s most spectacular natural sights. The country’s illustrious history, welcoming people, and delicious food leave nobody indifferent.

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Arrifana Dreaming

4 months ago

Four years ago we bought a house on the Vale da Telha in the Western Algarve to rent as a holiday let with a plan of retiring there a few years down the line. This is our journey from viewings and purchasing, to setting up a holiday rental and finally to creating a home to retire to...

Gail at Large

5 months ago

Gail at Large is a 15-year old blog with a focus on Portugal, Portuguese culture, expat life, and travel. Based in Porto since late 2013 and previously in Toronto and Vancouver, with expat stops in the USA, Scotland, and Australia.


11 months ago is run by James and Jemma, a couple from Ireland and Scotland who now live in Portugal. The blog covers their expat life in Portugal as well as topics such as the cost of living in Portugal, restaurant reviews, and more.


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