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Olá e bem-vindo! “Portugal - The Simple Life”, an insider’s perspective to Portugal. If your plans to have a property abroad include delicious food, a fantastic climate, friendly people and lots of things to see and do, then Portugal is definitely the right place to be! Dylan who has made his life in Portugal shares an insider’s perspective of living in Portugal and a glimpse of the marvellous lifestyle that has captivated foreigners from all over the world. Join his weekly podcast where along with his guests they shine some light on the various aspects of living, investing and visiting Portugal. This podcast is sponsored by Portugal Realty, Welcome to the simple life! https://www.portugal-realty.com/

Olá e bem-vindo! “Portugal - The Simple Life”, an insider’s perspective to Portugal. If your plans to have a property abroad include delicious food, a fantastic climate, friendly people and lots of things to see and do, then Portugal is definitely the right place to be! Dylan who has made his life in Portugal shares an insider’s perspective of living in Portugal and a glimpse of the marvellous lifestyle that has captivated foreigners from all over the world. Join his weekly podcast where along with his guests they shine some light on the various aspects of living, investing and visiting Portugal. This podcast is sponsored by Portugal Realty, Welcome to the simple life! https://www.portugal-realty.com/

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Olá e bem-vindo! “Portugal - The Simple Life”, an insider’s perspective to Portugal. If your plans to have a property abroad include delicious food, a fantastic climate, friendly people and lots of things to see and do, then Portugal is definitely the right place to be! Dylan who has made his life in Portugal shares an insider’s perspective of living in Portugal and a glimpse of the marvellous lifestyle that has captivated foreigners from all over the world. Join his weekly podcast where along with his guests they shine some light on the various aspects of living, investing and visiting Portugal. This podcast is sponsored by Portugal Realty, Welcome to the simple life! https://www.portugal-realty.com/

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English


Episodes

Irritated with Portugal

7/11/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. This week, in an interview that’s slightly different, Dylan is joined by Pedro Boucherie Mendes. Pedro was a judge on the first ever Idols singing competition in Portugal, he is the program director for one of Portugal’s biggest TV stations, host of the popular TV show ‘Irritaçoes’, but, mostly, he is just a guy who loves his country and thinks there is always room for improvement. Enjoy this conversation with Pedro,...

Duration:01:02:27

Portugal's Olympic runner

7/4/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. This week, Dylan is joined by Marta Pen Freitas. Marta is born and raised in Lisbon, lives in the US and is a Portuguese Olympian. They discuss, amongst other things, representing Portugal at the Olympics, some of the challenges of living in the US and “pastéis de nata”. Follow our guest: Marta on InstagramFull Podcast in AUDIO & VIDEO About our Podcast: We already know about Portugal’s amazing weather, food and people....

Duration:00:46:32

My Portugal - Mark & Machteld

6/27/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. The ‘My Portugal’ series is a collection of interviews where we speak to everyday people who have found, fallen in love with and bought a home in Portugal. In this episode, Mark and Machteld, from the Netherlands, share their story of buying a house on Portugal’s Silver Coast, in the middle of the COVID Pandemic… We already know about Portugal’s amazing weather, food and people. In this podcast, we go deeper and meet the...

Duration:00:41:51

Why pay taxes in Portugal?

6/20/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. This week, Dylan is joined by repeat guest Ricardo Monteiro. They discuss, amongst other things, sardines, Saint Anthony, IMI and why we pay taxes in Portugal. Follow our guest: Ricardo on LinkedInWe already know about Portugal’s amazing weather, food and people. In this podcast, we go deeper and meet the real people who make this country so wonderful. Dylan, who has made his life in Portugal shares an insider's...

Duration:00:36:11

A Portuguese ocean romance

6/13/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. This week, Dylan is joined by João Virgilio and Charlotte Waugh. João is born and raised in Portugal, Charlotte is born in Hong Kong and they met in Vietnam where they shared a common love for the ocean. Today, that romance continues in Portugal, not only for each other but for the Portuguese ocean, nature and Obidos Lagoon where they run their kite surf school. This is some of their story... We already know about...

Duration:00:48:00

Space and time in Portugal

6/6/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. In this week’s episode, Dylan is joined by Suresh Nampuri, a university lecturer, writer, director… and a bit of a “mad scientist”! Having spent time in places like India, South Africa and Germany, he has now called Portugal his home for the past 5 years. In this interesting conversation, they discuss, amongst other things, food in Portugal, language, Portuguese punctuality and the type of space and time you are given only...

Duration:00:46:35

The World's Prettiest Book Store

5/30/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. This week, Dylan is joined by Andreia Ferreira, a proud resident of Porto, a bookworm and poet who doesn’t know it and the communications and marketing director for one of the world's most famous book stores, Livraria Lello. They discuss, amongst other things, what Andreia loves about the book store, why it’s the prettiest book store in the world, preserving history, Portugal’s love of stories and Dylan gets...

Duration:00:39:56

Portuguese wines that time forgot

5/23/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. This week, Dylan is joined by Simon Woolf and Ryan Opaz, co-authors of the award winning book ‘Foot Trodden’ about Portugal and the wines that time forgot. Simon is originally from the UK living in Amsterdam, Ryan is originally from the US, now a Portuguese citizen living in Porto and both share a love of Portugal and Portuguese wines. They discuss, amongst other things, the history of Portuguese wine, holding onto...

Duration:00:52:16

Conversations from A Place In The Sun London

5/16/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. This week, Dylan takes you inside one of the worlds biggest property shows ‘A Place In The Sun Live’ from London Olympia. He’s joined by some interesting guests; Bruno Valentim from Portugal Realty, Liz Rowlinson a journalist and editor at Place In The Sun, Matthew Krystman from Blevins Franks and the incredibly popular Jasmine Harman returns to the podcast. Follow our guests: Liz on InstagramBruno on Facebook Matthew on...

Duration:00:27:57

Are Portuguese people funny? III

5/9/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. This week, Dylan is joined Catarina Matos a hilariously talented comedian, born and raised in Portugal and the first Portuguese comedian to appear on Comedy Central in Brazil. They discuss, amongst other things, baby pig and a right of passage that you may have to go through to enjoy a good meal in Portugal. We already know about Portugal’s amazing weather, food and people. In this podcast, we go deeper and meet the real...

Duration:00:43:44

Proud of Portugal V

5/2/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. This week, Dylan is joined by our resident ‘Proud of Portugal’ expert Ricardo Monteiro. They discuss things that make them proud of Portugal, including current events, historical events, architecture and something made in Portugal. We already know about Portugal’s amazing weather, food and people. In this podcast we go deeper and meet the real people who make this country so wonderful. Dylan, who has made his life in...

Duration:00:25:23

Portugal on paper

4/25/2022
In this week's episode, Dylan is joined by Gabriela Romagna, an urban sketch artist and paper engineer, originally from Austria, who cycled to and through Portugal. Gabriela shares, amongst other things, her journey through Portugal on a bike, what it means to be a paper engineer and how her art is inspired by Portugal’s old buildings, history and culture. We already know about Portugal’s amazing weather, food and people. In this podcast, we go deeper and meet the real people who make this...

Duration:00:21:32

Not your average Fado singer

4/18/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. In this week's episode, Dylan is joined by Jonas, a very talented Fado singer and the first male Fado singer that we’ve had on the podcast. Jonas and Dylan discuss what Fado means to Jonas, why it touches just about everyone and why Jonas is more than your average Fado singer. We already know about Portugal’s amazing weather, food and people. In this podcast, we go deeper and meet the real people who make this country so...

Duration:00:40:35

History of Portugal - Portugal's Stonehenge?

4/11/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. In this week's episode, Dylan is joined by Sira Camacho, mom, archaeologist, historian, professional guide at Ebora Megalithica, singer, book worm and proud ‘Alentejana’. They discuss amongst other things the amazing history that surrounds us, not only in her region but everywhere in Portugal, the incredible Cromoleque dos Almendres stones and what it means to live ‘vagar’... Follow our guest: Sira on Instagram Ebora...

Duration:00:52:39

My Portugal - Dave & Gina

4/4/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. Welcome to Season 2, Episode 1 of ‘Portugal The Simple Life’ Podcast! What better way to kick off this new season than another episode of ‘My Portugal’? The ‘My Portugal’ series is a collection of interviews where we speak to everyday people who have discovered, fallen in love with and found a home in Portugal. In this episode, we speak to Dave and Gina, one half from the USA and the other half Portuguese, who have made...

Duration:00:52:10

Portugal - A funny country (BONUS EPISODE)

3/28/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. Welcome to a bonus episode of 'Portugal The Simple Life', where we look back at some of our favourite interviews over the last 2 years. Enjoy some of our best moments, banter, stories and characters that show why Portugal is a funny old country 😂 Featured Episodes: Petisco 12, Episode 13, Episode 17 Episode 23, Episode 25, Episode 26, Episode 47, Episode 52, Episode 53, Episode 66, Episode 93, Episode 97. We already...

Duration:00:32:16

Little Portugal. Big heart (BONUS EPISODE)

3/21/2022
"Portugal - The Simple Life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. Welcome to a bonus episode of Portugal The Simple Life! Join us in looking back at some of our favourite interviews over the last 2 years, where our guests share why Portugal, although small, is a country with a big heart! First up rescue, from Episode 18, jet ski driver Sergio Cosme about helping Ricardo Koxa break the world record for the biggest wave ever surfed. Next, from Episode 24, award-winning photographer Daniel...

Duration:00:33:22

Portugal The Simple Life... Why?

3/14/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. This week we celebrate Episode 100! It all started two years ago, in Episode 1, in a conversation that we didn’t even film, at the beginning of a pandemic when I asked the CEO of Leisure Launch Group, Davide Patricio, the question: Portugal The Simple Life… Why? Over the next two years, with more than 100,000 audio downloads, over 5,000 minutes of interview time, and guests from more than 20 different nationalities......

Duration:00:35:17

Why we are proud of Portugal

3/7/2022
"Portugal - The simple life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. This week, we continue our countdown to episode 100! Looking back at some of our most memorable conversations, and with almost 100 wonderful guests, it wasn’t easy to narrow this down, but we tried to keep it simple… Enjoy a look back on what makes us all so proud of Portugal. We already know about Portugal’s amazing weather, food and people. In this podcast, we go deeper and meet the real people who make this country so...

Duration:00:53:51

My Portugal - Best of

2/28/2022
"Portugal - The Simple Life”, an insider's perspective to Portugal. This week we have a special episode of 'Portugal The Simple Life'! As we draw closer to our 100th episode, we’ve decided to replay some of our best moments. In this episode, we focus on the 'My Portugal Series', where we speak to everyday people who have discovered, fallen in love with and found a home in Portugal. Enjoy a look back on my conversations with Sarah from the UK who traded Dubai for a quaint village, Brian...

Duration:00:44:28