ExpatsEverywhere Presents: Let's Move to Portugal

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Each week Youtube travelers Josh and Kalie will educate, inspire, and accompany you on your move to Portugal. They'll talk with those who have done it already, and pass on the best tips, resources, and adventure stories to get you prepped for your journey. Come on along and Let's Move to Portugal! read less
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Financial Facts: Spain vs. Portugal with John McNertney
5d ago
Financial Facts: Spain vs. Portugal with John McNertney
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------In this insightful episode of ExpatsEverywhere, host Josh sits down with tax and financial planning expert John to discuss the nuances of tax regimes in Spain and Portugal, particularly focusing on how they affect expats. The conversation sheds light on the Non-Habitual Resident (NHR) tax regime, providing a deep dive into its benefits and the upcoming changes with NHR 2.0. John shares his expertise on the complexities of taxation for different types of income and offers practical advice for Americans considering a move to these countries.Listeners will gain a clearer understanding of the financial implications of relocating, including a comparison of tax obligations in Spain versus Portugal. The discussion also touches on broader financial planning strategies for expats, emphasizing how lifestyle choices between the US and Europe can impact financial decisions. Whether you're an expat already residing in Europe or contemplating a move, this episode offers essential tips and insights to navigate the financial landscape effectively.Tune in to explore whether Spain or Portugal might be the right fit for your expat journey, and learn how to strategically plan your finances for living abroad. AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
From Chaos to Calm: Angelique's Portuguese Serenity
Mar 12 2024
From Chaos to Calm: Angelique's Portuguese Serenity
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------In this enlightening episode, Josh from ExpatsEverywhere sits down with Angelique, who shares her captivating journey from the chaos of the United States to the serene shores of Portugal. Angelique and her husband embarked on a quest for a tranquil life, leading them through England, France, and Spain before finding their haven in Portugal. Join us as we explore their experiences, the cultural shocks, the bureaucratic hurdles, and the profound sense of peace they've discovered in their new home.Key Highlights:The Decision to Move: Driven by a desire to escape the fast-paced American lifestyle and the allure of European culture and history, Angelique and her husband ventured through several countries before choosing Portugal as their new home.Cultural Observations: Angelique discusses the stark contrasts between life in the U.S. and Europe, from consumerism to community vibes, and how Portugal offered the cultural depth and quality of life they were seeking.Challenges of Moving: The episode touches on the complexities of relocating, including navigating the Portuguese real estate market, adapting to new cultural norms, and dealing with the infamous Portuguese bureaucracy.Finding Community and Identity: As an artist, Angelique shares insights into integrating into the local arts scene, building friendships, and the importance of community in fostering creativity and belonging.Reflections on Expat Life: Two and a half years into their Portuguese adventure, Angelique reflects on the transformative power of living abroad, highlighting the sense of calm, safety, and gratitude that defines their daily lives. AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Patreon Ponders: Portugal's Expat Essentials
Mar 5 2024
Patreon Ponders: Portugal's Expat Essentials
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------In this special Q&A episode, Josh and Kalie open the floor to their Patreon community, addressing a wide range of questions about living in Portugal. From adapting to life as an American in Portugal to navigating the complexities of the Portuguese immigration and real estate markets, this episode is packed with firsthand insights and practical advice for current and aspiring expats.Key Questions Addressed:Adapting to Life in Portugal: Josh and Kalie share their personal experiences on the most challenging aspects of adapting to Portuguese life as Americans and hint at their future expat destinations.Real Estate Concerns: Insights into the final inspection and deed-signing processes for newly reconstructed properties, with a specific focus on utilities like electricity and water.Project "Let's Get Building": How Josh and Kalie plan to handle utilities for their own real estate project, ensuring everything is in perfect order for future buyers.Retirement and Pension Taxes: Discussion on the NHR program, pension taxes, and the impact of potential legislative changes on U.S. citizens retiring in Portugal.Portuguese Immigration System: Addressing the challenges and possible solutions for those stuck in the AIMA immigration limbo, including the necessity of hiring professional help.Self Check-Outs in Stores: Thoughts on the growing trend of self-checkouts in Portugal and the personal interactions they entail.Overseas Rental Income Post-NHR: Information on how overseas rental income is treated in Portugal, including taxation, exemptions, and expenses.Renters Insurance in Portugal: Clarification on the concept of renters insurance, its availability, coverage limits, and costs.Finding Ping Pong Tables in Porto: A light-hearted query about where to find ping pong tables for some leisurely fun in Porto.Comparing EU Countries: A comparison of Portugal with other EU countries like Spain and France in terms of cost of living and quality of life.Public Health Insurance Process: Guidance on how to access public health insurance in Portugal, including the registration process and the role of private insurance.Join Josh and Kalie as they delve into these questions and more, providing invaluable insights for anyone navigating the exciting yet complex journey of expat life in Portugal. AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Portugal's Evolution: An Expat's Insight into Home and Health with Dylan
Feb 21 2024
Portugal's Evolution: An Expat's Insight into Home and Health with Dylan
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------In this enlightening episode of Expats Everywhere, Josh sits down with Dylan, a seasoned expatriate and the host of "Portugal The Simple Life" podcast, to delve into the nuances of living in Portugal as an expat. With over a decade of experience in the Silver Coast, Dylan shares his journey from Johannesburg to finding a simpler, safer life in Portugal. The conversation spans various topics, including the allure of the Silver Coast, the impact of living abroad on personal growth, the evolution of Portugal as an expat destination, insights into the Portuguese real estate market, and Dylan's personal experiences with the Portuguese healthcare system. This episode offers a unique perspective on the transformative power of living abroad, the simplicity and beauty of life in Portugal, and the importance of community and safety in choosing a new home. AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Exploring Italy: Rimini
Feb 13 2024
Exploring Italy: Rimini
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------In this episode of 'Let's Move to Portugal,' Josh and Kalie venture into the vibrant city of Rimini, where the allure of beachfront relaxation meets the charm of ancient history. Join them as they navigate the juxtaposition of modern leisure and timeless beauty in one of Italy's most famous seaside resorts.Beachfront Bliss Meets Historical Elegance:Discover Rimini's unique blend of sun-soaked beaches and historical intrigue. Josh and Kalie share their exploration of the city's old town, where ancient Roman ruins and Renaissance architecture tell tales of a bygone era right next to the Adriatic Sea's sparkling waters.A City Made for Walking:Follow their footsteps through Rimini's walkable streets, where every corner offers a new discovery. From bustling piazzas to serene pathways along the beach, Rimini proves to be a city where the joys of exploration are best experienced on foot.Seamless Connectivity:Learn about Rimini's accessibility, as Josh and Kalie discuss how easy it is to reach this coastal haven by train. With its well-connected railway station, Rimini serves as a perfect base for travelers looking to explore the broader Emilia-Romagna region and beyond."Would They Expat That?" - Envisioning Life in Rimini:Amidst their adventures, the couple contemplates the possibility of calling Rimini home. They weigh the pros and cons of expat life in this dynamic city, considering factors like the local lifestyle, community vibe, and the balance between tourist influx and authentic Italian living.Tune in for an episode that not only captures the essence of Rimini's dual charm but also delves into the practicalities of making such a picturesque locale one's home.Episodes Mentioned:Summer in Spain: Detour through Andorra AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Exploring Italy... and San Marino
Feb 6 2024
Exploring Italy... and San Marino
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------This episode of 'Let's Move to Portugal' takes an exciting turn as Josh and Kalie visit the intriguing nation of San Marino. Nestled within Italy, this microstate offers a distinct experience with its unique history, architecture, and lifestyle.The Challenge of Parking in San Marino:Listen as Josh and Kalie recount their experience with finding parking in San Marino, a practical aspect that often goes unspoken but is crucial for travelers and potential expats alike.Discount Shopping and Local Delights:San Marino isn't just about historic sites; it's also a haven for discount shopping. Our hosts share their experiences with the local shopping scene, offering tips and insights for those looking to indulge in retail therapy.Exploring Castles and Historic Architecture:San Marino is known for its stunning castles and medieval architecture. Josh and Kalie take us on a journey through these historic sites, sharing the beauty and grandeur of these well-preserved treasures."Would They Expat That?" - Considering San Marino:Amidst their explorations, Josh and Kalie ponder the question: Could San Marino be more than just a travel destination? Could it be a place to call home? They discuss the pros and cons of living in this unique microstate from an expat's perspective.Join Josh and Kalie as they navigate the quaint yet vibrant streets of San Marino, bringing to light the allure and practicalities of life in one of the world's smallest and oldest republics. AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Exploring Italy: Bologna
Jan 30 2024
Exploring Italy: Bologna
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------Join Josh and Kalie on 'Let's Move to Portugal' as they continue their Italian adventure, this time exploring the historic and vibrant city of Bologna. Known for its rich culinary heritage, unique transport system, and lively ambiance, Bologna promises a journey full of discoveries.Navigating Bologna's Transportation:Discover how Josh and Kalie navigated the city. They delve into Bologna's transport system, sharing insights that could be crucial for potential expats considering the city's accessibility and connectivity.A Culinary Paradise: Pasta, Wines, and Meats:Bologna is a haven for food lovers, and our hosts take full advantage of this. They talk about indulging in the city's famous pasta dishes, tasting exquisite local wines, and sampling a variety of meats – a true gastronomic adventure!Cultural Immersion and Local Lifestyle:Beyond food, Josh and Kalie immerse themselves in the local culture. They share their experiences interacting with the locals, participating in everyday life, and the overall lifestyle that Bologna offers."Would They Expat That?" - Considering Bologna as a Home:As always, they tackle the big question: Could Bologna be a potential new home? They discuss the pros and cons, considering factors like the cost of living, community feel, and overall vibe from an expat perspective.Tune in for an episode that's not just about the flavors of Bologna but also a deep dive into what it's like to live in this charming Italian city. AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Exploring Italy - Parma
Jan 23 2024
Exploring Italy - Parma
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------In this episode of 'Let's Move to Portugal,' Josh and Kalie take us along on the next leg of their Italian journey, delving into the delights of Parma. Known for its gastronomic excellence and charming ambiance, Parma offers a feast for the senses and a question for the future.Culinary Wonders of Parma:Dive into a discussion about Parma's world-renowned delicacies. Josh and Kalie share their experiences savoring the city's famed cheeses and meats, painting a picture of culinary indulgence that Parma is celebrated for.Cultural Nuances and Unexpected Discoveries:Beyond the cuisine, they explore the cultural and daily life nuances of Parma. From architectural marvels to the peculiarities of local amenities, they leave no stone unturned, including an amusing anecdote about 'potties' that adds a touch of humor and reality to life in a foreign land.Expat Potential: "Would They Expat That?":Amidst the culinary delights and cultural immersion, Josh and Kalie address the pivotal question: Could Parma be more than just a stop on their journey? Could it be a place to call home? They weigh in on the lifestyle, amenities, and overall vibe of the city from an expat perspective.Stay tuned for an episode that not only celebrates the rich flavors of Parma but also contemplates the practicalities and joys of expat life in this Italian gem. AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Exploring Italy - Genoa
Jan 16 2024
Exploring Italy - Genoa
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------In this episode of 'Let's Move to Portugal,' Josh and Kalie continue their captivating Italian trio, making a memorable stop in the enchanting city of Genoa. Join them as they unravel the city's unique charm, drawing intriguing parallels to a certain Portuguese city.Discovering Genoa:Josh and Kalie share their experiences wandering through Genoa's vibrant streets. From its bustling ports to the serene alleyways, they unveil the city's multifaceted personality.Portuguese City Resemblance:In an intriguing comparison, they discuss which Portuguese city Genoa reminds them of. Listen as they draw parallels between Genoa's character and the distinct vibe of this Portuguese counterpart.Experiences in Genoa:The duo recounts what they did during their brief visit. From historical sites to modern hotspots, their journey through Genoa is filled with discoveries and memorable moments.Would They Expat That?:The quintessential question arises: Would Josh and Kalie consider Genoa as a potential place to live? They weigh in on the lifestyle, amenities, and overall atmosphere of the city from an expat’s perspective.Stay tuned for an episode that not only explores the beauty of Genoa but also delves into the heart of what makes a city ideal for expatriation. AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Exploring Italy - Turin
Jan 9 2024
Exploring Italy - Turin
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------This week, 'Let's Move to Portugal' takes a delightful detour into Italy, as Josh and Kalie begin their new year with a memorable journey to Turin. From the city's rich history to its delectable cuisine, they dive into what makes Turin a potential hotspot for expats.Exploring Turin:Josh and Kalie share their experiences exploring Turin, a city known for its stunning architecture and historical landmarks. They discuss the unique blend of modernity and tradition that defines Turin's character.Culinary Delights:Italian cuisine needs no introduction, and our hosts leave no stone unturned in sampling Turin’s gastronomic offerings. From classic Italian pasta to local specialties, they share their top food experiences.Expat Potential:The burning question, "Would they expat that?" is addressed as Josh and Kalie weigh in on the pros and cons of living in Turin as expats. They talk about the city's lifestyle, cost of living, and the community vibe. AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Healthcare in Portugal: Unraveling Public vs. Private Sectors with Nurse Sofia
Dec 12 2023
Healthcare in Portugal: Unraveling Public vs. Private Sectors with Nurse Sofia
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------In this enlightening episode of 'Let's Move to Portugal,' Josh sits down with Sofia, a seasoned nurse with a rich 12-year experience in Portugal's public healthcare system. Sofia offers an in-depth analysis of the Portuguese healthcare landscape, shedding light on the key differences and unique features of public and private sectors. Whether you're an expat planning to move to Portugal or simply intrigued by global healthcare models, this episode is a must-listen.Discover Sofia's extensive experience in Portugal's public hospitals, providing a foundation for her expert insights. She delves into the contrasts between public and private healthcare in Portugal, including accessibility, quality of care, and financial aspects. Understand the critical role of healthcare professionals in both sectors and the common practice of working in both public and private facilities. Sofia provides useful tips and insights for expats and residents on how to navigate the healthcare system in Portugal effectively. She discusses the challenges faced by the healthcare system, including staffing shortages and management issues.Keywords: Portugal healthcare system, public vs. private healthcare, expat healthcare in Portugal, Portuguese nurses, healthcare challenges in Portugal.Sofia's firsthand account provides invaluable insights into Portugal's healthcare system, making this episode an essential resource for anyone considering a move to Portugal or interested in global healthcare systems. Her experience as a nurse offers a unique perspective on the realities of healthcare in Portugal, from the frontline challenges to the systemic intricacies.Don't forget to subscribe to 'Let's Move to Portugal' for more insightful episodes on life in Portugal. Share your thoughts and questions in the comments below or reach out to us on social media. Stay tuned for our next episode! AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Dallas’ Doctrine: Three Pillars of Expat Essentials
Dec 5 2023
Dallas’ Doctrine: Three Pillars of Expat Essentials
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------Embracing the Expat Life in Portugal with Dallas: Unveiling the Three Pillars of SuccessWelcome to another insightful episode of 'Let's Move to Portugal,' where this week, we sit down with Dallas, a seasoned expat who has beautifully navigated his journey of living in Portugal. Dallas shares his invaluable experiences and strategies, offering a roadmap for a successful transition to the vibrant expat community in this culturally rich country.Dallas’ Journey to PortugalDallas, having moved to Portugal several years ago, brings a wealth of knowledge and firsthand experience in adapting to Portuguese culture. His journey is not just about relocation; it's a tale of embracing a new lifestyle and integrating into the local community while maintaining one's unique identity.The Three Pillars of Expat EssentialsIn this episode, Dallas introduces us to his doctrine: the three pillars essential for a successful expat life in Portugal. These pillars form the foundation of a smooth transition and cultural adaptation, vital for anyone considering moving to Portugal. Dallas’s approach combines practical advice with a deep understanding of the emotional and cultural nuances involved in becoming part of a new country.Strategies for a Seamless TransitionFor those planning a Portugal relocation, Dallas’s expat strategies are gold. He covers everything from understanding the legalities of moving to immersing oneself in the local way of life. His tips are not just about survival; they’re about thriving in a new environment.A Guide to Embracing Portuguese CultureOne of the highlights of Dallas’s advice is his emphasis on embracing Portuguese culture. He delves into the importance of cultural sensitivity and adaptability, ensuring that expats not only move to Portugal but also become an integral part of its community.Advice for Future ExpatsThroughout the episode, Dallas offers practical expatriate advice for those considering a new life in Portugal. He touches on the challenges and rewards, providing listeners with a realistic yet optimistic outlook on what to expect.Conclusion: The Expat Experience in PortugalJoin us in this episode as Dallas guides us through the nuances of the expat experience in Portugal. Whether you’re contemplating a move or are already in the midst of your expat journey, Dallas’s insights are a valuable guide to making the most of your adventure in Portugal.Remember to check out our YouTube channel for more stories and tips about life as an expat, and stay tuned to our podcast for more episodes that explore diverse expatriate experiences. AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
From Routine to Retirement: Sue & Scott’s Fresh Start in Portugal
Nov 28 2023
From Routine to Retirement: Sue & Scott’s Fresh Start in Portugal
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------Embracing Early Retirement: Sue and Scott's Expat Adventure in PortugalIn this week’s episode of 'Let's Move to Portugal,' we’re excited to share the captivating journey of Sue and Scott, a couple who chose early retirement as a gateway to a new life in sunny Portugal. Their story is not just about making a move; it's about reshaping life in a way many only dream of.A Leap into Portuguese ResidencySue and Scott's adventure began in February 2021 when they decided to leave their familiar life behind and embark on an expatriate experience in Portugal. Their journey is a remarkable tale of adapting to Portuguese culture and embracing the Portugal lifestyle to its fullest.Debunking Expat Myths and Real Estate VenturesOne of the most insightful aspects of Sue and Scott’s story is their approach to home buying in Portugal. Navigating through the real estate market in a new country can be daunting, but they managed it with aplomb, offering valuable insights for anyone considering a similar path. Their experience challenges common expat myths, particularly the notion that moving to Portugal is reserved for the ultra-wealthy or those seeking extreme lifestyle changes.Living the Dream in PortugalRetirement in Portugal has allowed Sue and Scott to live their dream life, a testament to the fulfilling expat life that Portugal offers. From the sun-kissed beaches to the rich cultural tapestry, their story encapsulates the essence of what it means to embrace life in a new country.Tune In for InspirationJoin us in this episode as we dive deep into Sue and Scott’s expatriate experiences, learn about the realities of moving to Portugal, and get inspired by their journey of discovering and adapting to life in one of Europe’s most enchanting countries.Don't forget to check out our YouTube channel for more insights and stories about life in Portugal, and stay tuned to our podcast for more episodes that explore the diverse experiences of those who have made Portugal their home. AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Crafting Community and Connection with Louisa
Nov 21 2023
Crafting Community and Connection with Louisa
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------Welcome to another enriching episode of 'Let's Move to Portugal,' where this week, we're joined by Louisa, a key figure in the Good Morning Portugal community. Louisa's journey as a Portugal expat, particularly in Lisbon, has been marked by deep emotional experiences and invaluable insights into the art of community building.Since her move in 2017, Louisa has navigated the cultural nuances of adapting to the Portuguese lifestyle. Her role with Good Morning Portugal goes beyond just facilitation; she's become a beacon of support and guidance for fellow expatriates, helping them weave their way through the complexities of cultural adaptation in a new country. Louisa's stories and reflections shed light on what it truly means to be an expat in Lisbon, offering a blend of practical advice and emotional wisdom.In our conversation, we delve into the emotional journey that accompanies relocating to Portugal. Louisa shares her firsthand advice on making this significant life change, emphasizing the importance of building strong connections and a supportive network in a new culture. Her tips for successful integration and her observations on adapting to Portuguese culture are particularly insightful for anyone considering a similar move.This episode also highlights the resources and support available through Good Morning Portugal. Louisa's experience and the community she's helped foster are invaluable for those seeking guidance in their journey as an expatriate. As we wrap up the episode, we reflect on the joys and challenges of crafting a new life in Portugal, and the crucial role of community and connection in making a successful transition.Join us in this heartfelt conversation with Louisa, as we explore the nuances of expat life, the dynamics of community building, and the beautiful complexity of starting anew in Portugal.---------------------------------------------------Connect with the Good Morning Portugal Community! (To make new friends and feel supported)  www.goodmorningportugal.com / www.youtube.com/@goodmorningportugal Want to work with Louisa? Drop her a line here - louisatannermunson@gmail.com  AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★
Dual Citizenship & D7 Decisions: Medicare Mastery with Ryan Gittings
Nov 14 2023
Dual Citizenship & D7 Decisions: Medicare Mastery with Ryan Gittings
SponsorThis episode is brought to you by Worldpost.ioGet your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the word-----------------------------------------Join us in another exciting episode of 'Let's Move to Portugal,' where we explore the facets of expat life, especially in the ever-dynamic landscape of Lisbon, Portugal. This episode is particularly insightful for those looking to move to Portugal from the US.In this episode:- We dive into the intricacies of obtaining a D7 visa and what it means for achieving dual citizenship.- Our hosts, Josh and Kalie, discuss the latest updates on the Non-Habitual Resident (NHR) scheme amidst recent shifts in the Portuguese government.- We'll hear about their intriguing adventures and experiences during their recent trip to Lisbon.- Our special guest, Ryan Gittings, shares his journey and plans for relocating to Portugal, providing insights for Americans considering a similar path.Whether you’re planning your future as an expat in Portugal, curious about the NHR, or navigating the process of dual citizenship, Ryan's experiences and perspectives offer invaluable guidance.Stay tuned for an episode filled with practical advice, engaging stories, and a deep dive into the nuances of making Portugal your new home.Remember to subscribe to our podcast for more insights into expat life and tips on relocating to Portugal. AdsJohn McNertney of Green Ocean Global AdvisorsContact John now!john@greenoceanglobal.net415-347-8057greenoceanglobal.netHear John on Episode 13Worldpost.io Get your mail delivered to your home country and receive it anywhere in the wordLusitano Dreams Creative housing solutions for Expats! ExpatsEverywhere CoursesD7Remote Workers Visa (D8)Living in Portugal Guide | Help With Setup & Things to Know***December Discount Code*** PODCAST ★ Support this podcast on Patreon ★