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Madeira Golden Visa
Relocation
Samantha North

Madeira Golden Visa: All You Need to Know for 2021

You’ve probably already heard of Portugal’s Golden Visa investment scheme. But did you know that the island of Madeira is one of the country’s best destinations for investing in Golden Visa property?    In this detailed insider’s guide, we’ll look at how Portugal’s autonomous region of Madeira will become 2022’s hottest Golden Visa destination – and why you

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living in madeira sun
Relocation
Samantha North

Living in Madeira in 2021: Portugal’s most exciting hidden gem

Living in Madeira for the long-term is high on my list of 2021 goals. Funchal, the Madeiran capital, was the perfect place to wait out the worst effects of the 2020 pandemic and the resulting lockdowns. I believe that Madeira has excellent long-term potential as a digital émigré destination. Before I arrived in Madeira, I

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become an EU citizen
Relocation
Samantha North

How to Become an EU Citizen: The Ultimate 2021 Guide

Do you want to become an EU citizen?  Perhaps you’re from the UK, and wish to regain your EU rights after Brexit. Or perhaps you’re from another non-EU country and wish to have dual citizenship with a powerful and flexible passport from one of the EU member states.  The good news is, becoming an EU

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Dual Citizenship
Relocation
Samantha North

Dual Citizenship: 8 GREAT Reasons to Get It

Dual citizenship is becoming a hot asset in 2021 as the world emerges from the COVID-19 pandemic. In fast-changing and uncertain times, having a second passport is essential for any global citizen. Having dual citizenship can be the difference between being stuck and being free. Dual citizenship in a changing world Not all passports are

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Portugal Golden Visa
Relocation
Samantha North

The Portugal Golden Visa Program: Ultimate 2021 Guide

The Portugal Golden Visa program offers extraordinary flexibility for non-EU citizens who want to gain residency in Portugal. It’s an excellent solution for those who have sufficient capital available and don’t wish to make Portugal their main base.

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how to become a freelance writer
Online Business
Samantha North

How to Become a Freelance Writer in 2021

This post will give you all the info you need on how to become a freelance writer. For digital émigrés, freelance writing is an excellent choice. It’s the ultimate portable online business, and the skills you acquire will be useful in many other areas too.

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Keep EU citizenship after Brexit
Relocation
Samantha North

How To Get EU Citizenship (5 ‘Passive Income’ Pathways)

How to get EU citizenship after Brexit is an important question for many Brits in 2021. Americans too, as the toxic legacy of Trumpism casts a shadow over the United States. The EU and the UK finally signed a Brexit deal in the closing days of 2020. That deal holds nothing positive for any Brit

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Luxembourg citizenship
Relocation
Samantha North

Luxembourg Citizenship: The Ultimate 2021 Guide

Getting Luxembourg citizenship is an interesting route into the EU.  You can achieve it through several different pathways.   An individual can automatically gain Luxembourg citizenship in certain situations. This could be through heritage, adoption, or birth in Luxembourg. There’s also a special scenario called possession d’etat (de facto enjoyment of a certain civil status), which can lead to citizenship.   Each of those has its own specific requirements, but here

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Portugal visa
Relocation
Samantha North

The D7 Portugal Visa (How to Beat Brexit)

The D7 Portugal ‘passive income’ visa is an excellent option for online business owners and remote workers interested in relocating to Portugal. In this guide, we’ll explore exactly who is eligible for this flexible visa, what the benefits are, and how to go about getting it. What is the D7 Portugal visa? Many people from

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Portugal's NHR
Relocation
Samantha North

The Ultimate Guide to Portugal’s NHR Tax Scheme

Portugal is one of the European Union’s most attractive destinations for digital émigrés and remote workers. This is largely because of Portugal’s NHR (non-habitual residency) tax scheme. In this guide, we’ll discuss the advantages of Portugal’s NHR scheme, explain who is eligible, and walk you through step-by-step on how to get it.  Please note, the

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D7 Visa vs Golden Visa Portugal
Relocation
Samantha North

D7 Visa vs Golden Visa in Portugal: Full 2021 Comparison

Are you planning to emigrate to Portugal in 2021? Do you have a long-term goal of acquiring dual citizenship with Portugal? If so, it’s important to compare the different visa pathways available, namely the D7 visa vs Golden Visa in Portugal. Portugal offers a range of visa-to-residency pathways for non-EU citizens. Two of the most

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citizenship of malta
Relocation
Samantha North

Citizenship of Malta for remote workers: Everything you need to know

UPDATE: We’ve received additional information that the five years is the earliest point at which you can submit an application for citizenship by naturalisation. After that, approval is at the discretion of the minister of immigration. As you can imagine, this leads to unpredictable timelines. We recommend proceeding with caution when considering Malta as a

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How to get clients on LinkedIn
Online Business
Samantha North

How to get clients on LinkedIn: an essential guide

This is an in-depth guide on how to get clients on LinkedIn. I know what you’re thinking … Why LinkedIn? Well, for starters, LinkedIn is the largest professional network on the planet. It is the #1 platform for business owners to promote their brands, establish connections, build relationships, and most importantly, generate leads. You see,

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