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Welcome to Portugal’s broad spectrum, English language magazine … with country-wide coverage. Distributed freely throughout Portugal and around the world — to longtime residents, newcomers, and those planning-to-move to Portugal from wherever!
With the steady increase of Americans and other English-speakers in Portugal, it became evident — living in the country’s interior — that almost all news and commentary were focused on one region (the Algarve) with nods to Lisbon and Porto … and presumed that all English-speakers in Portugal are British.
Something more than fragmented Facebook groups and online “expat” forums was needed to cover stories of interest throughout all parts of Portugal to people residing here or in the process of relocating … from the UK, USA, Canada, Australia, Belgium, South Africa, and other English language countries.
That’s why we created Portugal Living Magazine..
Layering a variety of engaging features, integrated departments, continuing columns, commentary, photos, and original artwork, Portugal Living Magazine presents a wide variety of stories about people and places, invaluable information, and answers to questions about living in Portugal.
Offering free digital subscriptions and promoting a national community orientation for expats and immigrants, Portugal Living Magazine took root and flourished. In addition to growing issues from 48 to 70 pages, the magazine hosts a popular Facebook Page, website, and YouTube channel.
Different in content and purposes than Facebook groups and online forums, Portugal Living Magazine is delivered directly to subscriber email inboxes. Our Facebook Page is updated daily with dozens of news stories and a wealth of irresistible pictures, while our website includes everything from current and future issues to blog posts, linked resources, and advertising or sponsorship information. Our YouTube channel premiered in February 2022.
Read our current issue and subscribe to future ones–all at no cost. Complete past issues are also posted on our website, as is a peek at upcoming issues. Some of the best blog posts about Portugal living are conveniently grouped on our website. Advertising data and details, links grouped categorically to indispensable resources from our sponsors and supporters, and complete contact information for reaching us are all on Portugal Living Magazine’s website.
Our continuing commitment is to provide free subscriptions to everyone who wants to read Portugal Living Magazine, with advertising covering the publishing and distribution costs. Alas, we’re not there yet. Deficit spending has been funded from the pockets of our founder.
We’ve created ways that you can help: Our Patreon page encourages donors to contribute one, three, or eight euros monthly. Prefer to make a one-time gift? Deposit it directly to our bank account: PT50.0036.0136.99100034067.63.
Muito obrigado from all of our team, with (abraços) and *bjns* to you!
Bruce H. Joffe
Portugal Living Magazine
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