IF YOU CAN’T STAND THE HEAT … Summer’s nearly here and, after a long, cold UK winter, there will be plenty of us dreaming about some sun. But are you really ready for the heat …? When you plan a new life overseas, better weather is perhaps up there on the list of things you’ll really take time to appreciate. You’ll tell yourself it will be great to be able to anticipate long, sunny days in a place where barbecues are not rained off and you can leave the house with confidence without taking a coat or an umbrella. You may.
HOW YOU KNOW IF YOU’RE WINNING AS AN EXPAT Ask those who have already done it, and you’ll probably be told that upping sticks and moving to a different country is one of the most exhilarating but scary things you can take on in life. If you’re considering doing the same, some friends and family will definitely call you brave, others perhaps stupid – but most seasoned expats will probably tell you they’re neither; they’re the same person they always were before – just in a different place. And it’s the place they’ve chosen to live which makes the difference. HOW.
GETTING YOUR PETS TO PORTUGAL If you’ve holidayed in Portugal and fallen in love with the country, few would blame you. Sultry nights, sunny days, long sandy beaches and a relaxed way of life can be hard to put down when it’s time to return home. But, for some, it gets under their skin so much they find themselves thinking about making a permanent jump and starting a new life overseas – and, for a few of those, thoughts become plans. There are obstacles along the way of course; finances to extrapolate, health care to consider, perhaps schools to examine for example. But, for.
Loving Life In Portugal If you’ve read our most recent blogs, you’ll have noticed we’ve been concentrating a little on moving to Portugal, shedding light on what there is to see and also how to get started if you’re thinking it might be where you hope to begin a new life in the sun. But let’s say you’ve made The Jump already and you’ve just settled in your new villa or apartment; what can you expect from your first few months “in country”? Park The Holiday First of all, we’d recommend you set a little time aside – and a bit of budget –.
Apartments of 72m2, with 2 bedrooms, and depending on floor, either with garden/patio, balcony, or roof terrace. Located 800m from the long, sandy beaches of La Marina, a few minutes walk to the village centre, and under 20 minutes by car to Alicante International Airport. Each apartment has an allocated parking space, there is a communal pool, and a restaurant/bar close by. Prices as of January 2018: Ground floor with garden/patio area: From €114.000 First floor with balcony: From €108.000 Second floor with private roof terrace: From €135.000
The Beauty of Portugal Potugal is one of those places about which there is rarely a bad word spoken. The reason why perhaps lies in its friendly people and its easily accessible tourist areas. Geographically it is a region of the world that is reachable for many people. It’s also part of the EU which means that if you are coming to Portugal from a non-EU country, you will already have your Schengen visa sorted out and you can also explore other countries in the EU (except the UK), which can make for an exciting and interesting trip. Lisbon Airport.