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Some useful tips and stories from Expats and regular visitors to Sal, Cape Verde. Including travel, visa's, flights and more

A weekend excursion to Cha das Caldeiras on Fogo by Sarah Litchfield
A weekend excursion to Cha das Caldeiras on Fogo by Sarah Litchfield
Cheryl Thomas - 16, Thursday, March 16, 2017

In March 2017 I returned to the island of Fogo. After living on Fogo for a number of years, I wanted to go back and spend some time there and visit the friends I'd made. +

Mindelo Carnival 2017 by H.Banner
Mindelo Carnival 2017 by H.Banner
Cheryl Thomas - 10, Friday, March 10, 2017

Nineteen of us, a mixture of expats, property owners and part-time visitors to Sal Island, had planned a trip to Sao Vicente with the assistance of our trip rep, our very own Tracey from Barracuda Tours.  +

VISA - Multi entry - Cape Verde Embassy - Lisbon - September 2014
VISA - Multi entry - Cape Verde Embassy - Lisbon - September 2014
Cheryl Thomas - 20, Wednesday, April 20, 2016

This year I have spent a fortune on Entry Visas having been over five times to Sal since the beginning of the year. I enquired about getting a year's visa from the UK, this involved sending your passport away, not an option for me. A friend on the island suggested I went to the Embassy in Lisbon. +

Why we are stopping applying for RESIDENCE - by Y and D
Why we are stopping applying for RESIDENCE - by Y and D
Cheryl Thomas - 25, Saturday, October 25, 2014

Myself and my husband are regular visitors to Sal Island, Cape Verde, sometimes visiting for 3 or 4 times a year, mostly for long periods at a time as we own a property on Sal. I've explained below, the reasons why we are now looking at Multi Entry Visa's instead of 'Residence'. Read on: +