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Stories about moving to Portugal and the latest updates from the Bordr team.

Moving to Portugal with school age children

Moving to Portugal with school age children

Like many people, Allison and Dustin wanted to leave city life behind. They made the move from New York to Portugal with their young kids just over a year ago. Here’s their story, including how to find a school for your children before you move to Portugal.

September 28, 2022
Moving to Portugal from South America

Moving to Portugal from South America

Venezuelan couple, Luis and Jhoani, moved to Portugal without having ever visited before. They decided to emigrate from Latin America and have started a wonderful new life in Braga. Find out how Portugal compares to the USA and Latin America in terms of quality of life. It may surprise you!

August 20, 2022
Let's meet up for Happy Hour in Lisbon!

Let's meet up for Happy Hour in Lisbon!

Bordr will be hosting a Happy Hour on August 17, 2022 at the Miradouro de São Pedro de Alcântara right in Bairro Alto. We hope that you will come out to enjoy the summer weather, breathtaking views of the city, and each other's company!

July 25, 2022
Helpful tips for D7 visa applicants especially for securing accommodation

Helpful tips for D7 visa applicants especially for securing accommodation

The D7 Visa application process requires you have accommodation secured in Portugal. Read on for advice from seasoned traveler, Caitlin, on how to find and secure a place to live especially if you’re considering a rental contract.

July 14, 2022
Bordr continues to open Portuguese bank accounts for foreigners

Bordr continues to open Portuguese bank accounts for foreigners

Over the past few weeks, there has been confusion around who can and cannot open a bank account in Portugal. Today, we’re sharing what we know about the situation, how this affects our customers, and what we’re doing to mitigate our risk in the future.

July 5, 2022
A guide for digital nomads wanting to live and work in Lisbon

A guide for digital nomads wanting to live and work in Lisbon

In this guide for digital nomads, we talk to House Manifest founder, Stephen Choi, about why Lisbon in Portugal is such a popular choice for digital nomads and entrepreneurs. Stephen also gives his recommendations on how to meet and connect with people quickly.

June 28, 2022
Buying and renovating a property in Portugal

Buying and renovating a property in Portugal

If you’re considering buying or renovating a property in Portugal, you’ll want to read Andrea’s recommendations. Andrea and Omar are making their dream house come true, renovating a ruin in Portugal, while living in a small 6m x 2m container on site. Find out how they’re getting on!

May 20, 2022
Moving to Portugal with a dog to find a new work-life balance

Moving to Portugal with a dog to find a new work-life balance

Meet Ian and Julia, who moved to the Algarve in Portugal with their dog, Alfred, in search of a better work-life balance. Here, they give their insights into the resources that helped them make the move and what they have loved and learned along the way.

April 12, 2022
Moving to Portugal having never visited before!

Moving to Portugal having never visited before!

Hear from Ellen and Don, who decided to sell their house and belongings in the US, and make the move to Portugal, having never even visited before. Learn from their experiences as to what to do and what they would do differently!

March 24, 2022
Top tips when deciding where to live in Portugal

Top tips when deciding where to live in Portugal

Moving to another country, having never visited before sounds crazy to some people, but many people each year make the move to Portugal this way. Here’s Nicole’s story of how she moved from Goa to Portugal, and some tips on what to research before you move.

March 5, 2022