Portugal: Articles, Programs, Blogs, Travel Resources

January 29, 2024

Tales From the Azores

Could my new home be the lost city of Atlantis?
Forget WWOOFING; working in a coliving space might just be the ultimate volunteer abroad position. 
The popularity of the Azores has skyrocketed—but it's come at a cost.
On airports and awaiting the next adventure. 
What it's like as an expat living in Lisbon during the silly season.
Six strategies I've used to learn Portuguese. 
September 11, 2023

How to Make Friends Abroad

For expats, having a community around you is critical to thriving in your new home.
Waiting for my belongings to arrive from overseas, I realized how resourceful I could be.
When we decided to move overseas, there was just one small obstacle: Our beloved cat, Kitty.
Natalie struggles to balance the books as she starts work in Portugal.

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