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Relocating to Portugal- How to move to Portugal

The Concise Expat Guide on Relocating to Portugal<p>Key questions to ask yourself are: How much is the cost of living in Portugal? Will I be able to …

The secret wild side of Portugal: River beaches, hill forts, mountain villages and festas

GETTYPortugal’s coastline is one of the most exciting in Europe<p>Along the Costa Vicentina in the south-west you can find fabulous hiking routes past …

10 Reasons Why You Should Travel To Portugal (Plus 1 Why You Shouldn’t)

Having travelled around the world a fair bit, I have recently discovered another unique place on our little blue planet that I had on my bucket list …

10 Things We Love About Portugal – For Now!

As travellers, whose experience is often time restricted, we can never truly experience everything that a country has to offer. However, we can …

Portugal's Highlights: A Road Trip from Top to Bottom

By Arjun Venkatesh<p>A road trip through Portugal with its historical monuments, gastronomical indulgences, and generous hospitality, is a celebration …

European Travel

14 eye-popping images that will make you fall in love with Portugal

Portugal still feels like a dream. As I made my way across the country earlier this year, the image of dark green hills dotted with castles and …

European Travel

15 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Lisbon

Coastal views, historic architecture, and groundbreaking museums—is it any wonder we declared Lisbon the most underrated city in Europe? Portugal's capital has always been well-known for its terra-cotta roofs and intricate tilework, but recent planning initiatives have transformed the city into the …

European Travel

This is the best place to retire abroad in 2017

You have probably never heard of Algarve, but you might want to get acquainted with it.<p>This region of Portugal, situated on the Atlantic Ocean, was just named the best place in the world to retire abroad in 2017 by Live and Invest Overseas — for the fourth consecutive year.<p>The publication's latest …

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Brexit drives fast-growing website to Portugal

A fast-growing website that provides a virtual shop window for 300 small British companies is opening a technology centre in Lisbon to sidestep …

5 Cities to Visit in Portugal (That Aren’t Lisbon or Porto)

When thinking of Portuguese cities, for the uninitiated, it’s hard to see past Lisbon and Porto. Even though these two cities are undoubtedly …

European Travel

Portugal has the best quality of life in the world for expats

If you’re thinking of quitting your job where you live and moving abroad for a new life and career, then Portugal is apparently the place to be.<p>According to one of the world’s most comprehensive reports—Expat Insider 2017—on expats, Portugal has the best quality of life in the world. InterNations, …

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The countries with the best quality of life for expats

Looking to ditch your stateside job and leave the country? Portugal might just be the place to land.<p>The country that shares its famous port wine with …

Costa Rica

How Much Do Things Cost In Portugal?

Olives in the market in Ponta Delgado, Azores.After a week in Portugal, we’re happy to see that Portugal continues its proud legacy of being one of …

European Travel

Retire to sunny Portugal and pay less tax

<b>*This content is brought to you by</b> <b>Sable International</b><b>, experts in financial and emigration solutions for South Africans.</b><p><b>By Niel Pretorius*</b><p><i>Portugal</i> …

Travel The World While Building an Online Career

It's happening guys! More and more programs are popping up to help you learn skills to work while traveling the world. With the growing "digital nomad" trend, (people working from their laptops and traveling around the world) and the never-ending demand for software engineers, people from all walks …

The world's longest and weirdest borders – and the quickest way to visit every country in the EU

China's military spending was $215.7bn in 2016. Given that it shares a border with more territories than any other country, perhaps that should not come as a surprise.<p>The most populous nation on the planet has 16 unique land neighbours, with 22,147km of land borders (also a record).<p>They are: …

South America

9 terrific trips that reveal a surprising side of Thailand

Think you know Thailand? These original and often active tours are guaranteed to introduce you to a whole different side of this perennial travel …

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23 reasons why Lisbon should be your next city break

Lisbon, which tonight hosts the 2018 Eurovision Song Contest, rose 10 places to 16th in the World’s Best Cities category at last year's Telegraph Travel Awards, voted for by more than 90,000 readers. Here's why it's been proving so popular.<p>1. There's fine dining by the bowlful<p>In 2015, Lisbon had …

Ten Places That Deserve More Travelers

Head off the typical tourist trail to explore these surprising destinations.<p>Armenia<p><b>The Situation on the Ground:</b> Since the collapse of the Soviet Union, the tiny Caucasus country of Armenia has often been associated with conflict. The country’s Nagorno-Karabakh war with Azerbaijan over a …

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This woman travelled 11,000 miles around Europe in a converted school bus

While most students have some memory of taking a long trip on a school bus, one couple has taken an extended “field trip” and travelled more than 11,000 miles around Europe in a converted rural school bus.<p>Lily Kemp, a 24-year-old born in the UK who grew up in Devonport in New Zealand and her …

Eastern Europe on a budget: bargains from Poland to Montenegro

With its quieter beaches, pristine castle-dotted countryside and idyllic islands, eastern Europe is becoming popular for more than just city breaks<p>Poland’s peaks and forests<p>While Kraków remains Poland’s top destination, with Wrocław increasingly drawing attention as a hip alternative, the country’s …

European Travel

The world’s 10 most underrated adventure travel destinations

10 of the world’s top travel bloggers, including The Planet D, Runaway Juno and Wanderlusters, highlight the amazing destinations that don't get the …

10 Travel Apps You Need Now

We want you to have the best travel experience from start to finish. These applications will put you at ease so you can focus on enjoying your trip.<p>Apps can help travelers with everything from letting them know the best time to book a flight to translating a foreign menu with their camera. With two …

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Be happy, not mindful

As post-Trump anxiety rates go through the roof, it’s time for less introspection and more social engagement<p>“Happiness comes from within,” declare a thousand advice blogs and books, fridge magnets and Facebook memes. Or “withinwards” as my local yoga studio prefers to call it.<p>The idea that …

Mental Health

Thailand’s unexplored north

<b>­­­</b><p>Combining mountainous landscapes, cultural treasures and many untouristed corners, Thailand’s north is arguably the part of the country most apt for exploration. To inspire you to blaze your own trail, we’ve put together a shortlist of low-key, visit-worthy destinations that you won’t find on …

Thailand’s ecotourism hot spots: a quick guide to sustainable travel in the Land of Smiles

While Thailand benefits from being one of the top 10 most touristed nations on earth, welcoming 25 million annual visitors presents considerable challenges for the sustainability of its natural environment and rich cultural traditions. Fortunately, minimising your footprint in Thailand has never …