Steps down and sunset at Camilo Beach Lagos

It may not be my favourite place in the Algarve but lots of people absolutely love visiting Lagos. They’re attracted by some of the best beaches in the Algarve and the dramatic beauty of it’s cliff-stacked coastline but that’s not all that Lagos has to offer. The old town isRead More →

Lisbon skyline. Best place to live in Lisbon

Over the past decade, Lisbon has become one of the most popular destinations for expats in Europe. Perfect weather, vibrant culture and stunning scenery, especially alongside Portugal’s liberal visa policies make life in Lisbon appealing for people from all backgrounds. So where are the best neighbourhoods to live in LisbonRead More →

Santa Barbara Gardens at night, Braga, Portugal

There are so many things to see and do in Braga and the surrounding area that it’s well worth staying overnight. Here are my recommendations for the best places to stay in Braga, from superb hotels to comfortable guesthouses. Not forgetting spacious apartments for when you want a little moreRead More →

Residence permit. Moving to Portugal

Having lived and worked in several different countries besides Portugal, both myself and expat coach, Deborah Dahab, are well aware that relocating is a stressful, life-changing event. Especially when you have family members to consider, both ones who may be coming with you and those you are leaving behind. There’sRead More →

Cascais beach and waterfront buildings

People love Cascais, and for good reason. This pretty coastal resort town is easy to get to from Lisbon and there are loads of things to see and do. If you want to spend a few days there, you’ll find a range of luxurious Cascais hotels, boutique guesthouses and stylishRead More →

Sunset Aerial view of Faro.

If you’re considering staying in the Algarve’s capital city, here are some of the best hotels in Faro, plus charming guesthouses and superb apartments. Because more people are choosing this historical city as a base, accommodation in Faro is wide and varied. The hotels in Faro offer luxury and valueRead More →

Looking along bridge, tourists walk along bridge in Tavira, Portugal

Tavira, a small town on Portugal’s Algarve coast, straddles the Gilão River and is the perfect place in which to take your time and soak up the peaceful atmosphere. It’s also the perfect place to stay in the Algarve if you want to be away from the built-up tourist hotspots.Read More →

Gardens M'AR de Ar Aqueduto Hotel, Evora

Evora is one of those small, attractive Portuguese cities that really deserves spending quality time in. While you can visit its highlights on a day trip if time is short, consider adding at least a couple of nights to your itinerary. To make that easier to do, this article isRead More →