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  • Chiado, Lisbon's Montmartre

    Chiado, Lisbon's Montmartre

    Published on 16th September 2019

    Chiado can be described as Lisbon’s Montmartre, the bohemian and elegant Lisboa in its essence. Baixa-Chiado is the downtown of the city, and unveils itself over a hill, with several historical cafes, fashionable boutiques, and notable visitor attractions. What are the top things to do in Chiado? The cosmopolitan ambiance of Chiado flashes back to the "Belle Époque" when Fernando Pessoa…

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  • Avenida da Liberdade, Champs Élysées of Lisbon

    Avenida da Liberdade, Champs Élysées of Lisbon

    Published on 12th September 2019

    Shaded by the canopy, Avenida carries almost two centuries of name and history. Amongst the kiosk cafes, big hotels and fancy restaurants, you will also want to jump into the many designer shops along this boulevard.  What can you see here? Perhaps the most notable attraction is Avenida itself, but the avenue leads north to Marquês de Pombal Square set at the foot of Parque Eduardo VII.…

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  • Portugal Homes promotes private meetings with investors in Hong Kong!

    Portugal Homes promotes private meetings with investors in Hong Kong!

    Published on 11th September 2019

    Portugal Homes travels to Hong Kong from October 9 to 11, providing free private meetings with investors interested in the Portuguese Real Estate market’s opportunities. After the huge success of the last private meetings in South Africa, in which the company’s expert Investment Advisors and Co-founders David Poston and Gary Harland , met with interested attendees to inform about the reality…

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  • Portugal attracts record 24 million tourists in 2019

    Portugal attracts record 24 million tourists in 2019

    Published on 6th September 2019

    In the first half of the current year, Portugal managed to beat all past records for tourist numbers, according to the latest statistics issued by the Portuguese tourist board (Turismo de Portugal). According to the President of Turismo de Portugal, Luís Araújo, the record is set to maintain for the rest of the year. In an interview with Jornal Económico , he said that by the…

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  • Golden Visas: A Mechanism For Moving People From Unfree Countries to Free Ones, Analysis Shows

    Golden Visas: A Mechanism For Moving People From Unfree Countries to Free Ones, Analysis Shows

    Published on 6th September 2019

    Residence by investment programs seems to be, at their core, a mechanism for moving people from unfree to broadly free countries. One of the most transformative and meaningful roles investment migration plays in world economics and politics is to punish countries that suppress the civil and economic liberties of its citizens and, correspondingly, reward those jurisdictions that largely steer clear…

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  • The Portugal Golden Visa’s €350,000 Venture Capital Fund Option – An Alternative to Heated Property Markets

    The Portugal Golden Visa’s €350,000 Venture Capital Fund Option – An Alternative to Heated Property Markets

    Published on 6th September 2019

    The Global Peace Index – published by the Institute for Economics and Peace – ranked Portugal the third most peaceful country in the world in 2019. This was just the official confirmation of something that more than 15,000 High Net Worth Individuals and their families since 2009 have already discovered, making Portugal the new California where entrepreneurs, businessmen and women, movie…

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  • Tourism in Portugal continues to grow

    Tourism in Portugal continues to grow

    Published on 6th September 2019

    Portugal continues to be a top choice for travellers as results from the central and southern regions of the country point to continued growth, especially among domestic tourists. Tourism activity in the Algarve region recorded positive signs in the first half of 2019, according to data released by the National Institute of Statistics (INE), which indicates a 7.9 per cent increase in total revenues…

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  • Portugal’s bright outlook offers Europe some hope

    Portugal’s bright outlook offers Europe some hope

    Published on 29th August 2019

    Amidst confusing times around the World, Portugal's stability seems to stand out For much of Europe, reasons for joy are thin on the ground. In Germany, the engine of European growth, the vital, export-dependent manufacturing sector is stuttering. Italy is plagued by economic and political instability, its relationship with Brussels tense. The UK is edging towards a disastrous no-deal Brexit, which…

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  • Portugal’s Rating Outlook Changed to Positive by Moody’s

    Portugal’s Rating Outlook Changed to Positive by Moody’s

    Published on 29th August 2019

    The outlook on Portugal ’s government bond rating was changed to positive by Moody’s Investors Service on a continued decline in the government’s debt burden and sustained improvements in the banking sector. Portugal's economic rating upgrade, from stable to positive The rating was affirmed and the outlook revised to positive from stable, Moody’s said in a statement on Friday.…

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