Our Life In Portugal

Still Here

Well, hello!

Our Life Now

To read the last few posts on this blog, one might think we were having second thoughts about our decision to move overseas. But that couldn't be further from the truth.

Tough Times in Trafaria

I know, I know... You're probably thinking: "Is this chick ever gonna stop writing blogs about being stressed out about their move to Portugal?"

The Race to the Finish Line

As one might expect, the final two weeks before our departure were a blur.

Adventures in Hoop Jumping – Getting Our Visas

People often say that moving is stressful. People are not wrong.

What Thor Has in Common with Beyonce

When I was a little girl, I was obsessed with dogs. All I wanted was a dog. A big dog, a little dog... any dog would do. I just coveted the floof.

The Recon Mission, Part II: Answering the Big Questions

As I previously mentioned, our goals for our April visit to Lisbon were to ensure we could find what we needed to live safely and comfortably (ie: Kevin's meds, Thor's food, workable public transportation, etc.), and to figure out which specific neighborhoods we wanted to reside in.

The Recon Mission, Part I: Scouting and Moving at the Same Time

If I haven't made it clear before, Kevin and I decided to move to Portugal having never previously visited the country.

A Million Moving Parts

Hey - Remember that time like a month ago when I was all: "we're already in good shape to move abroad and it should be smooooooooooth sailing!" Yeah. About that.

“You’re gonna do WHAT?!?!” Why We’re Moving to Lisbon, Portugal

For many years now, our families and friends have gotten used to Kevin and I dropping our seemingly random/insane travel ideas on them.