Healthcare in a Foreign Land: Our Experience of Portugal’s Healthcare System as Expats

What cost hundreds of dollars in the states, cost exactly eleven euros. And we have countless examples from x-rays to mammograms, and everything in between…excellent healthcare is just plain cheap here. It is one of the many aspects of life in Portugal that has been positive.

Portugal Covid Masks

Living A Peaceful Life In Portugal During A Pandemic

After leaving the states in 2016, we noticed the difference in pace instantly. My husband and I joked that it is as if they are living on ‘island time’ in Portugal, even though it is not an island. And though there are times that can be frustrating, for the most part we find that we have adjusted to a slower, more peaceful pace of life.

Strasbourg - Maison Alsacienne de Biscuiterie on Eating Europe Tours

Eating Europe Tours in Three New Cities for 2019

Lisbon – Launched May 2019 During the “Eats, Street Art and Undiscovered Lisbon – A Walk Through Baixa & Mouraria”,

A View of Porto Cathedral and Part of the Old Quarter Seen from the Top of the Clerigos Tower on Porto Walking Tour

Porto Walking Tour: Harry Potter, a Killer Sandwich, the World’s Most Beautiful McDonald’s and More

A Porto Walking Tour It was one of those tip-based walking tours. You know the type? The tour is free,

TAP Offers Portugal Stopover and New Planes

Portugal Stopver First, let’s start with the addition of the Portugal stopover program that TAP has recently added. Some readers

Snails in Portugal

Eating Snails (Caracóis) in Portugal

Snails known as Caracóis here are served throughout the summer in pretty much every cafe in Portugal. It is a

The island of Sao Miguel, Azores

The Island of Sao Miguel—A visit to Portugal’s Azores.

If there is a heaven, someone cut a slice out and dropped it in the middle of the Atlantic. There are still relatively few tourists on the Azores. And I find myself hesitating to even write about them and share this as it is on it’s way to becoming more discovered every year.

Os Bordellos Burger in Cascais Portugal

Os Bordallos – A Hamburger Haven in Cascais, Portugal

Sadly, Os Bordallos has closed as of January 2019. There great food and staff will be missed. Finding Os Bordallos

Center of Yeatman Hotel in Vila Nova de Guai

The Stunning Yeatman Hotel – Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal

My family was lucky enough to visit the Yeatman Hotel while we were visiting the Porto area of Portugal. We

Patio Decor O Reserva Villa Cascais Guesthouse

O Reserva – Oceanfront Dining in Cascais

O Reserva, at Villa Cascais Guesthouse, offers some of the best oceanfront dining in Cascais. Conceived by popular Lisbon Chef