Category: Practicalities

Portugal vs. England!

(Ben) As you undoubtedly know if you’ve followed the blog for a while, it’s been a rather long time since I posted an update from Portugal. I won’t apologise, as adjusting to having a new baby at home leaves us with little time, and I now plan to type quite a long update to make…

Expats in Portugal: 5 Tips for Summer

Expats in Portugal tend to have a love/hate relationship with the summer. While we look forward to the arrival of sunshine, atmosphere and things to do, we usually start to complain by mid-July when the roads get busy, restaurant service becomes shambolic, and timing a trip the supermarket badly can mean queuing like it’s Christmas…