Tens of thousands of digital nomads have poured into Portugal. But what impact are they having on the country?
“Local people are really fired up,” says Guya Accornero, a sociology researcher at the University Institute of Lisbon. “They aren’t happy at all.”
Fuelling their anger are the waves upon waves of visitors crashing into Portugal, aggravating deep-seated issues that already existed in the country.
But a new trend may only be making matters worse: remote working.
Around 16,000 digital nomads already live in the Portuguese capital Lisbon alone, according to Nomad List.
Yet their number could rise even further. In October, a new visa scheme for remote workers came into force in Portugal,
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