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What do I need to know about going abroad with my dog?

Thumbnail for the pet passport

Taking your dog abroad to Portugal or another European country and then bringing them back is pretty straightforward, if you know what you’re doing. If it’s the first time you’ve decided to take your dog on holiday or abroad with you then you really need to read up on what you should do. Simply put, […]


How to buy a car in Portugal

A new car

The news is out: we just bought a Portuguese car! She’s a little 2005 Fiat Punto, with one previous owner, low mileage, and she lived most of her life undercover. Perfect! This article has turned out to be one of my most popular ones, so I’ve tried my best to divide it up into an […]


Two Days and Two Nights in Porto

The Dom Luis Bridge

If you enjoy city breaks then you simply cannot skip out on visiting the picture postcard city of Porto. Honestly, I could easily go back there and spend another two or three days just wandering aimlessly and soaking up the atmosphere. My plan was to spend roughly two days exploring the city with my partner Jon and then take […]


FAQ: On the Ferry Crossing with your Dog

My Mum is the risk assessor of the family. We’ve always joked that risk assessment should’ve been her vocation in life as she can think of every single eventuality. The logistics of getting humans abroad in their own vehicle is manic enough but getting dogs abroad as well is a whole different story. I think […]