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    Julie Dawn Fox

    Hi! I'm Julie, a Brit living and working in Portugal since 2007.

    Who am I?

    I've been helping people discover the joys of exploring and living in Portugal for over 10 years through my award-winning blog, Julie Dawn Fox in Portugal.

    I provide practical tips and insider insights into the realities of life in Portugal.

    Get inspired. Avoid costly mistakes. Fall in love with Portugal!

    Location research tips:

    1. Download your free spreadsheet.
    2. Personalise your checklist criteria.
    3. Research potential places to find your ideal location in Portugal.
    4. Find a property to rent and test out your chosen town or city for 12+ months before buying.