Portugal Resources

Why Portugal is Our Number One Spot for European Living

When Keith and I first started to consider an overseas retirement, Portugal wasn’t top of our list. As an International Living magazine subscriber, Keith’s curiosity had been piqued by Ecuador. But, having spent some time there checking it out, he decided that as much as it had to offer, we were better suited to a European lifestyle. We first considered France. We’d visited over the years, I speak the language and other...

Sintra, Portugal

Castles, palaces, fortresses and elaborate gardens are dotted throughout all of Portugal, but one town is a virtual cornucopia of them. Architecturally fascinating, culturally rich, it’s a magical place for history buffs, foodies, shopaholics and romantics. It was such a favourite of Lord Byron that he immortalised it in his epic poem, “Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage”...

Exploring Portugal: Castle Towns, Road Trips and No Regrets

I can’t believe it’s already been 18 months since my partner, Jon, and I made the move to Portugal. We’ve no regrets at all…time sure moves fast when you’re having fun. We joined a local walking group in our new home town on the Silver Coast, just an hour from the capital city of Lisbon, where we enjoy spectacular views over the Atlantic Ocean....

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