Video: Renting on Vilamoura Marina For $1,300 a Month

Video: Renting on Vilamoura Marina For $1,300 a Month

Priscilla found a spacious, one-bedroom, two-bathroom apartment with a large terrace overlooking Vilamoura Marina. The complex features a large swimming pool, garden, underground parking space, and storage facility and is within walking distance of everything. “My rent is €1200 per month ($1,300) which I think is a real bargain,” she added.

Private health insurance for $166 a month, per couple

Private health insurance for $166 a month, per couple

It was a cool winter day in the bustling city of Vila Nova de Gaia, just across the bridge from Porto, Portugal’s second largest metropolitan area. New expats Debbie, 57, and David Billings, 70, were out eagerly exploring their newly adopted country. It had only been three months since they landed in Portugal to begin the next chapter of their lives.

A Dream Home and an Easy Life on Portugal’s Silver Coast

A Dream Home and an Easy Life on Portugal’s Silver Coast

Susan, 60, and her husband, Tom Englehart, 71, have immersed themselves in the culture of Portugal’s Silver Coast for over three years now. But Susan and Tom are no strangers to expat life since Portugal is not where their expat story begins. Originally from Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Susan worked in the healthcare industry before giving it up to pursue...

$200-a-Year Property Tax on a Portugal Village Home

$200-a-Year Property Tax on a Portugal Village Home

“We decided to sell our Lisbon apartment and look for a house with some land, but we ended up buying a farm,” Bill says. In central Portugal, the quaint village of Figueiró dos Vinhos is where they found their dream home, casa da lomba. Situated on a large plot of land with fruit trees, vegetation, and even a bio pool, the property offers the couple...