Sunset behind a suspension bridge and statue

Expat Retiree Profile: Moving to Portugal as a Single Parent

Stories about the adventures of American expats living abroad most often feature couples taking the leap as a team or young singles enjoying their freedom. If you don’t fit that mold, you will love Heather Proctor’s story! A single mom, she moved to Portugal with her teenage daughter. They found …

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Towering cliff above a beach with turquoise water

The Best Towns in Algarve: Something for Every Traveler

Algarve, Portugal’s southernmost region, has become one of the most popular destinations in Western Europe, and for good reason. Best known for its stunning coastline decorated with golden beaches, towering cliffs, distinctive rock formations, and turquoise water, Algarve is the perfect place for outdoor adventurers and nature lovers. But the …

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A seaside town on a cliff overlooking the beach in Algarve

Expat Retiree Profile: Living in Portugal as an American

If you’ve ever dreamed of moving abroad after retirement, Veronica Ondrejech has advice for you: do it now, and don’t wait for the perfect moment. Tomorrow is not promised. Veronica and her husband, Ray, an Air Force retiree, shared a dream of living in Europe. Barely 50 years old, in …

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View of the clear blue water at Ribeira do Cavalo in Sesimbre, Portugal

Visiting Portugal: Itinerary for “Slow Travel”

One of the best places to visit in Europe is a unique blend of old world charm and modern convenience. It’s also extremely affordable. What country is that? It’s Portugal! Portugal offers the European experience at Latin American prices, and it’s the perfect destination to get the best of both …

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