Taglife in portugal

New Year, New Home: Top Locations to Buy Property in Portugal in 2024

In 2024 Portugal remains an idyllic destination for property seekers. Renowned for its diverse landscapes, rich history, and vibrant lifestyle, Portugal offers a wealth of opportunities for investors and homebuyers alike. Here we take a look at some of the top places people are looking to purchase property in 2024! The Algarve: Timeless Appeal The Algarve, with its breathtaking beaches and top-notch golf courses, continues to captivate property buyers in 2024. Quaint towns like Albufeira, Lagos, and Faro blend old-world ...Read more

Growing Your Own Food in Portugal: January – Embracing Winter’s Subtlety

In the heart of winter, January in Portugal offers a unique palette for the dedicated gardener. Let’s explore how the Portuguese landscape’s subtle beauty can be harnessed during this quiet season. Understanding January in Portugal: The north experiences chillier days, central regions see milder temperatures, while the south enjoys a gentle Mediterranean climate. This variety across the country creates diverse opportunities for gardening. Water and Soil Management: January is typically a wet month, especially in the north. Harvesting rainwater now ...Read more

The Portugal Digital Nomad Visa – D8 DNV

In response to the growing interest in the D7 Visa, which was initially designed for retirees, Portugal introduced a new Digital Nomad Visa (DNV) program to attract remote workers and freelancers. The D7 Visa, has been in existence for several years, and was primarily aimed at pensioners seeking to relocate to Portugal. However, the program became popular among digital nomads and remote workers seeking to relocate to Portugal as well. Despite the fact that the D7 program explicitly required passive ...Read more

12 Days Of Christmas

We decided to share the Pure Portugal 12 days of Christmas. Where for the first 12 days of December the Pure Portugal Team picked a Portuguese word relating to Christmas or winter to prepare us all for the fun festive time ahead! First Day Of Christmas Pinheiro – Pine Tree  The favoured tree to be used as the Christmas Tree! Can also be known as ‘Avore de Nata Second Day Of Christmas Rabanadas – French toast A traditional treat, sometimes ...Read more

What to Do When Visiting Serra da Estrela  

Spend one of the most amazing trips in Serra da Estrela of Portugal. Experience the mesmerizing tall mountains and scenic places to visit in this region. Apart from its love for football, Portugal is well known for its vibrant culture, sandy beaches, and port wine. It is one of the oldest countries in Europe that boasts captivating sceneries and historic aesthetics like the azulejos tiles. One of the most mesmerizing places in Portugal is Serra da Estrela. It is a ...Read more

Portuguese bread (and a little rant)

Some days ago I ranted a bit on Facebook and Instagram because of the insane amount of tourists today who are worried, mostly, with collecting stamps on their passports and taking selfies for the gram – you know what I mean. Years ago I stopped reading travel blogs (except for a select few) because of how most of them just seemed to have a checklist of places to visit but apparently didn’t really reap any real, life-enriching benefit from all ...Read more