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  • Immigration in Portugal: Breaking Records since 1976

    Immigration in Portugal: Breaking Records since 1976

    Published on 18th July 2019

    The number of foreigners residing in Portugal continues to rise. In 2018 only, it was registered an increase of 13.9% relative to the previous year. Portugal is becoming more and more a residency destination for foreigners. This information is confirmed by the Immigration Authorities with the Immigration and Asylum Report, published on 28 th  June 2019. According to the report, the number of…

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  • Israelis are already second among candidates for Portuguese nationality

    Israelis are already second among candidates for Portuguese nationality

    Published on 18th July 2019

    Brazilians continue to hold the majority in applications for Portuguese nationality Israeli citizens have come second in the list of those applying for Portuguese nationality in 2018, according to a report by the Portuguese Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF). This place was formerly occupied by Cape Verde. The Portuguese Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) points out that, on the whole, the " strong…

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  • Real estate investment expected to increase in 2019

    Real estate investment expected to increase in 2019

    Published on 8th July 2019

    Real estate investment in Portugal is expected to be strengthened this year, according to the latest Deloitte study. According to 77% of agents surveyed in the Portuguese Real Estate Investment Survey study, the investment will continue to be a priority for the sector. They believe that the investment will have the biggest impact on the sector this year, besides the entry of new players in the market.…

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  • Portugal best European destination for the 3rd consecutive year

    Portugal best European destination for the 3rd consecutive year

    Published on 12th June 2019

    Portugal was chosen this weekend as the best European tourist destination for the third year in a row, as part of the World Travel Awards. 39 “Oscars of Tourism” for Portugal The 2019 ceremony of the "Oscars" of tourism took place in Madeira and Portugal was awarded a total of 39 prizes. Three more than last year. Austria, England, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Norway, Spain,…

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  • Portugal’s Golden Visa on Track to Raise a Record Billion Euros in 2019

    Portugal’s Golden Visa on Track to Raise a Record Billion Euros in 2019

    Published on 12th June 2019

    After a slight drop in the first three months of 2019, the investment volume trend turned upward in April. In the year’s first quarter, the Golden Visa program raised € 249 million. 1187 Golden Visas emitted in 2019, so far The latest  figures  from Portugal’s Foreigners and Borders Service (SEF) show a slight uptick in approvals and investment for April over the month before,…

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  • Festas de Lisboa, Lisbon’s Popular Festivities

    Festas de Lisboa, Lisbon’s Popular Festivities

    Published on 11th June 2019

    In June, have fun at the popular “Festas de Lisboa”! The main night of Lisbon’s popular festivities is from June 12 th to 13 th . This is when Lisbon gets filled with locals, outsiders and visitors from all over the world to witness the “Festas de Lisboa” in first hand. It is a massive gathering of people that come for the colourful parades, the street dances, the food,…

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  • European Countries Dominate Top 10 Passports

    European Countries Dominate Top 10 Passports

    Published on 5th June 2019

    European Countries Dominate Top 10 Passports in Nomad Capitalist’s Index: Individual Freedom Emphasized The Nomad Capitalist’s Passport Index, the methodology that places a heavy emphasis on taxation and individual liberty, features the Portuguese passport in the world’s top 10! In fact, all but four passports – Singapore, New Zealand, Canada, and South Korea – in the…

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  • Short-term renting can reach 150€ per day

    Short-term renting can reach 150€ per day

    Published on 21st May 2019

    Aliados, in Porto, and Chiado, in Lisbon, are the most profitable areas of short-term rentals in Portugal, reveals a study recently released. The most profitable areas for short-term renting in Portugal are Avenida dos Aliados, in Porto, and Chiado, in Lisbon. According to the report recently released by GuestReady, these two locations can reach 150€ per day on short-term rentals. The subject…

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  • Portugal’s cuisine is as rich and varied as its landscape.

    Portugal’s cuisine is as rich and varied as its landscape.

    Published on 21st May 2019

    The Portuguese Cuisine The most distinctive feature of Portuguese cuisine comes from the sea. As you enjoy a simple grilled fish, always fresh like the seafood that abounds from end to end along the coast, you can be sure that you are in Portugal! Cataplanas, bouillabaisses and any other fish or seafood dish are also excellent choices. Main courses For meat dishes, our main suggestion is Cozido à…

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