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The TorFX blog is designed to complement our personal approach to customer care with a range of regularly updated categories.

Here's an example of what you can find on our blog:

  • Our company's recent developments and achievements
  • Advisory articles plus current currency and business news
  • Top tips and useful information for anyone planning an overseas property purchase
  • Guidance on issues like visas and employment to help make a move abroad that little bit easier

For daily and weekly exchange rate updates, please visit our Currency News section.

Read our latest blog posts

British Food and Drink Favourites You’ll Struggle to Find Abroad

Posted by on November 12th, 2018.

If you’re moving abroad you may find that we British are not as well-known for our food as – say – the Italians. You might think then that it ... Read more

Living Abroad? Embrace these Global Alternatives to Halloween

Posted by on October 29th, 2018.

It can be easy to forget that Halloween and the month of October wasn’t always about trick-or-treating and fancy dress. While the American version of Halloween dominates in Europe, ... Read more

Expat Places: Praying for Time in Braga

Posted by on October 25th, 2018.

Portugal has become a hot expat destination in recent years, championed for having all the charm of its bigger Mediterranean neighbour but at more affordable prices.
But rather than ... Read more

Grow your Business by Considering Currency

Posted by on October 19th, 2018.

Whether you’re just starting out, an SME owner looking to expand or a large business going international, your business may need to deal with currency transfers.
The world of ... Read more

Our Latest Sponsored Charity: National Association of Blood Bikes

Posted by on October 12th, 2018.

Each and every month staff at TorFX do their best to support worthwhile causes and raise money in support of local and national charities.
Our latest charity of choice ... Read more

Thinking of Selling Your Property in Ireland?

Posted by on September 19th, 2018.

If you own property in Ireland and want to move abroad or sell up and settle down elsewhere, parting ways with a home or business might seem easier said ... Read more

Classroom Culture Shock: 5 Surprising Things about Schools Abroad

Posted by on September 11th, 2018.

Now that the summer is well and truly over, the ‘back to school’ season is upon us. If you took advantage of the holidays to make the move overseas ... Read more

Our Latest Sponsored Charity: Huntington’s Disease Association

Posted by on August 30th, 2018.

Every month we try to raise both money and awareness for a different local or national charity (chosen by our staff) and our latest charity was the Huntington’s Disease ... Read more

Your Quick Guide to Buying Property in Portugal

Posted by on August 28th, 2018.

Portugal is a top destination for expats due to its Mediterranean vibrancy and rich culture. From city to countryside, work to retirement, the country offers a world of excitement ... Read more

Expat Places: Let’s Move to Crete

Posted by on August 21st, 2018.

Off the southern coast of the European mainland lies Greece’s largest and most populous set of islands – the region known as Crete. Crete is not only the name ... Read more