Immigrants and Expats

Category: Immigrants and Expats

Portugal’s Public Wi-Fi. Aka the White Elephants

May 22, 2019

The second round of funding for the WiFi4EU initiative has just been announced, and with it, a further 80 Portuguese municipalities will get Wi-Fi funding. But what does this mean? Will we benefit from it? And how will the coffee shops survive? The WiFi4EU initiative “promotes free access to Wi-Fi connectivity for citizens in public […]

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Brexit: the Latest News on Britons in Portugal

January 22, 2019

Portugal and the UK have the oldest alliance in the world — the Aliança Inglesa — and British folk everywhere are hoping that Brexit won’t shake the Anglo-Portuguese foundations too much.

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Golden Visas Are Going Green

January 15, 2019

Concern over Golden Visas has slowly grown among European Union member states, but, far from scaling down the program, Portugal has ramped it up with their new so-called Green Visa.

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Public Service Announcement: Changes to Recibos Verdes / Green Receipts

January 10, 2019

There have been some recent changes to Recibos Verdes (Green Receipts) that you’ll need to wrap your head around. This is for all the self-employed English-speakers battling their way through the Portuguese bureaucracy.

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Best of Lisbon 2019

January 2, 2019

Where do you find the best Portuguese petiscos and the best pizza in Lisbon? How about the best spot to read a book? Or get naked? What’s the best Lisbon music festival? Our team of intrepid locals have been eating, drinking, concert-going, and avoiding tourists during the past 12 months to bring you Atlas’s Best of Lisboa, 2019 Edition.

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Racism in Portugal? Council of Europe Says Yes, a Bit

October 12, 2018

For many immigrants and expats coming to Portugal, racism often doesn’t seem as prominent as back home. However, there is still a long way to go.

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Flowers are her best lovers: Q&A with Weronika Anna Rosa

September 19, 2018

Polish artist Weronika Anna Rosa came to Lisbon and fell in love at first sight. When she moved here for good, the city’s light and colors — and the country’s azulejos — would shape her paintings as well. Atlas sat down for a chat.

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