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

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
Moving from California to Porto to retire with a little adventure!

Moving from California to Porto to retire with a little adventure!

Jamie and Constance made the move to Portugal to retire, seeking adventure and a place from which they could explore Europe. Here, they give their tips on timescales for relocation to Portugal from the US, and how to decide if Portugal is really right for you.

February 10, 2022