Where to buy property to get a golden visa?
Oct 4, 2021 General
From 1 January 2022, there are specific counties where you can buy a property in order to get your golden visa - five of them are in the Algarve. The rules of the game will change as of 1 January 2022 (with Decree-Law nº. 14/2021) for those who want to enter Portugal through a Golden Visa. To get their visa, property investors will have to buy properties in the interior regions of Portugal or in the Archipelagos of Madeira or Azores.
Moving to live in Portugal: what is involved and key factors
Sep 24, 2021 General
Portugal offers high standards in quality of life. Reduced living costs, security, cleanliness, great food and the friendly approach of the Portuguese people are the main reasons why foreigners are choosing Portugal to live, during and after the Covid-19 pandemic. After deciding to move and live in Portugal or buying a second home, you need to spend some time learning about what is involved. But first things first: you’ll need to find a home.
Portugal best for road trips
Aug 25, 2021 General
Thinking of a staycation in Portugal this year, then a road trip should be on the cards as Portugal takes the top spot in Europe.
Portugal is the third safest country in the world
May 30, 2019 General
According to the Global Peace Index, released during June 2019, it places Portugal in third place among the safest countries in the world, followed by Austria, Denmark and Canada, while Germany is in 22nd place and Spain in 32nd place. in the first place is only Iceland and New Zealand. In 2013, Portugal ranked 18th among 163 countries. According to the 13th annual Global Peace Index (GPI) report prepared by the Institute for Economy and Peace in Sydney, Australia, Europe remains the most peaceful region in the world, with a slight improvement, and the Middle East region and North Africa is still the least peaceful.
Algarve voted Best Beach Destination in the world
Dec 6, 2020 General
For the first time, the Algarve has picked up the award for the Best Beach Destination in the World from the 2020 World Travel Awards. Following being given the distinction at a European level, the Algarve has beaten off competition from around the world to be crowned the best beach destination, coming ahead of 18 other nominees which included destinations in the Maldives, Thailand, Jamaica, Mexico and the USA.