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What Makes Us Tick
Our vision is to foster creative regenerative tourism in Portugal, where the benefits extend to every citizen.
Samuel Lyons

Founder

Our Mission

At EnterPortugal.com, our mission is to educate and inform the international community about the vibrant culture, rich history, and hidden gems of Portugal. Through comprehensive guides, heartfelt stories, and captivating visual storytelling, we aim to bring the authentic Portuguese experience to the world. We believe in showcasing the depth and diversity of Portugal beyond the usual tourist trails, offering insights into its lesser-known treasures.

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Our Vision

Our vision is to foster creative regenerative tourism in Portugal, where the benefits extend to every citizen. We envision a future where tourism is not only about exploring new places but also about understanding, respecting, and contributing positively to the local communities and culture.

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The Journey Begins

EnterPortugal.com was born out of a deep-seated appreciation for history and culture, and a recognition of the often-overlooked authentic experiences in global travel. Our founder, an Irish native with a love for Portugal’s rich cultural tapestry, was inspired to create a platform that does justice to the country’s heritage and diverse offerings. Witnessing the potential for decentralized tourism that benefits the entire nation, EnterPortugal.com was envisioned as a conduit to distribute tourism more evenly and highlight Portugal’s unique regions.

Meet the Team

Collaborating with local and international bloggers, our content is crafted by those who know Portugal best – its people. Each writer and creator brings their unique perspective, ensuring our guides are authentic, engaging, and continually evolving.

Samuel Lyons, co-founder of EnterPortugal.com, brings nearly 25 years of experience in community and digital projects. A Dubliner by birth, Samuel is an entrepreneur, technology business coach, consultant, and an enthusiast for innovation. His passion for integrating technology with cultural exploration shapes the heart of EnterPortugal.com. LinkedIn Profile

Samuel Lyons
Samuel Lyons
Founder

Our commitment to authenticity drives us to work closely with locals across Portugal. This collaboration ensures our content is not only accurate but also provides an honest reflection of the Portuguese way of life.

What Sets Us Apart

EnterPortugal.com is unique in its collaboration with local experts from all 20 regions of Portugal, offering an in-depth look at the nation from multiple angles. Our platform is user-centric, allowing visitors to tailor their experience by saving interests and receiving content based on their preferences, whether it’s seasonal or location-based.

Our Audience

We primarily cater to an English-speaking audience, seamlessly blending English content with introductions to the Portuguese language to foster deeper cultural integration. Our demographic spans tech-savvy individuals aged 20 to 45, many of whom are remote workers or digital nomads with a zest for exploration and adventure.

Community Engagement

Our commitment to authenticity drives us to work closely with locals across Portugal. This collaboration ensures our content is not only accurate but also provides an honest reflection of the Portuguese way of life.

Looking Ahead

Our immediate goal is to cultivate a large, committed online community and establish a substantial social media presence. In the mid-term, we aim to offer unique and personalized tour experiences. Long-term, we are exploring innovative approaches, including the use of blockchain technology, to develop EnterPortugal.com as a leading tourism hub.

At EnterPortugal.com, every day is an opportunity to discover something new about Portugal. We invite you to join our journey, explore with us, and become part of our story as we continue to unveil the wonders of Portugal.