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Our latest articles on remote work, immigration, living abroad, and getting EU citizenship

EU permanent residency vs citizenship
Relocation
Samantha North

EU permanent residency vs citizenship: How are they different?

It’s time to explore two important concepts: EU permanent residency vs citizenship. I often get people asking me questions about the different rights granted under EU permanent residency vs citizenship. People tend to confuse the two, so I’m here to shed some light on the matter. In this article, we’ll look at the meaning of

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How to get Portuguese citizenship
Relocation
Samantha North

How to get Portuguese citizenship (and why it’s the best in the EU!)

In this article we’re going to talk about how to get Portuguese citizenship. If you’ve been reading Digital Émigré for a while, you’ll know that we’re super enthusiastic about Portugal. The Digital Émigré team has researched various pathways to citizenship across the EU. We’re convinced that Portugal offers the most flexible and most accommodating pathway

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Spanish citizenship
Relocation
Samantha North

How to get Spanish citizenship (and should you do it?)

In this article, we’ll explore the different routes to get Spanish citizenship, including Spain’s visa and residency options for those who make their income through online businesses. Spain is one of the most popular expat destinations in the EU. Its warm climate, colourful history and excellent food combine to make a compelling choice for those

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Online Business
Samantha North

How to create a WordPress website for your online business

In this step-by-step guide, you’ll learn how to create a WordPress website for your online business. Having your own website is the first step in making your online business a reality and starting your digital émigré journey. Your website is the interface between you and your potential clients – so it’s essential to get it

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How to Learn a New Language
Relocation
Samantha North

How to Learn a New Language in 2021 (For EU Citizenship)

How to learn a new language is an essential factor to consider when you’ve got plans to get a second citizenship in the EU. But the prospect of learning another language can feel intimidating for many. I’m here to give you some tips for overcoming this mindset, based on my own experiences in multiple countries.

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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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online business
Online Business
Samantha North

9 Steps To Launch An Escape-Ready Online Business Fast

Online business doesn’t have to be scary or overwhelming. In fact, there are tons of businesses you could start right away, using only a simple website and your existing skills.  In this post, I’m going to walk you through the 9 things I’d do right now if I had to quickly start an online business

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