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August, 2020

Lisbon: a global city with a growing market

Solid economic performance, growing demand and market reform has driven the market in Lisbon

Despite strong growth over the past ten years, residential property in the Portuguese capital still represents good value. 

The Portuguese capital's prime market offers value on the global stage, and the city looks set to outperform other European cities in the near term.


Savills Research


April 27, 2020

20 Reasons why we'll all return to Portugal when this is finally over

In the new dawn of travel, when the starting gun has sounded and we are all longing for a taste of the unknown, exotic or merely different, Portugal is that rare thing of being near but with beaches that rival the Caribbean, of being foreign but familiar. 


The Telegraph


April 26, 2020

Want to move to Europe after Coronavirus?

In this era of prolonged and forced coronavirus seclusion, and as the initial global havoc gives way to time for reflection, many are wondering what this crisis tells them about themselves, their expectations, dreams, values, communities, political systems and satisfaction with life ... more


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January 01, 2020

The World's Best Places to retires 2020

“Where should I retire?” This is the question we hear most often at International Living, and every January we give you our most definitive answer in the form of our Annual Global Retirement Index.  


International Living

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November 01, 2019

Portugal plans to streamline immigration services

The government has announced plans to overhaul Portugal’s Foreigners and Borders Office (SEF) in a bid to reduce bureaucracy and improve conditions for immigrants to the country.


The Portugal News


October 11, 2019

NHR: Changes in value-added professions

Beginning in January of 2020, a modified catalogue of business activities comes into force, benefiting a favourable tax regime aimed at attracting professionals with diverse skills to Portugal.


The Portugal News


August 13, 2019

Portugal’s golden visa programme ‘swamped’ by inquiries from Hongkongers seeking alternative residence and a safe haven

Portugal’s low cost of living, Mediterranean climate, rich history and high standard of safety seen as attractive ‘drawcards’ for Hongkongers.  more

South China Morning Post


August 08, 2019 

Portugal lures foreigners with tax breaks and anti-populist stance

"I wouldn't dream of doing it back home," said the Brazillian businessman, who was robbed and assaulted several times while living in Sao Paulo. "In Lisbon, you don't have to keep looking over your shoulder." 


Financial Times



Cost of living in Portugal 

A distribution overview of expenses in Portugal. Estimate your living expenses based on this statistical model today.






November 19, 2018

Lisbon to top property shopping list in Europe according to PwC and ULI

Market jitters over Brexit in Europe and Portugal’s current feel-good factor and political and economic stability is ironically pushing property investment away from London to Lisbon.  more

Essential Business



Global Peace Index 2019

Global peacefulness improves for the first time in five years, but the world continues to be less peaceful than a decade ago... Iceland remains the most peaceful country in the world, a position it has held since 2008. It is joined at the top of the index by New Zealand, Austria, Portugal and Denmark. more

Living in Portugal

May 09, 2018

Lisbon - what makes Portugal's capital city so attractive? 

(Video) Lisbon, Portugal’s "White City", is an old multifaceted city in Europe. Lisbon has experienced many periods of prosperity and has survived many crises.




October 17,  2019

10 reasons why travelers are flocking to Portugal

Portugal has excellent food and wine, captivating culture, intriguing art and architecture, fascinating history, welcoming people and affordability... why it's the perfect recipe for not just one, but many returns.


USA Today

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October 03, 2019

6 Stunning hidden gems of Portugal

Explore the very best of the hidden gems in Portugal. From the world's oldest bookshop to the quaint fishing village of Costa Nova do Prado, Portugal is a country steeped in historical culture, waiting to be explored.




September 06, 2019

Top 10 countries in the world for best quality of life

Taiwan may have come first in the ranking for the best country in the world to live as an expat but when it comes to quality of life —Portugal gained the top spot. InterNations, released its benchmark Expat Insider 2019 report...


Yahoo Finance

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September 02, 2018

25 Reasons why Portugal is the most underrated country in the world

Portugal is one of those places that often gets missed due to its infamous loud and proud neighbouring countries like Spain, France and Italy.


The Travel

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