Carlos tells Rute about a beautiful home in Sintra that is a bit out of her price range.
In the final chapter of this series, a woman finds strength in the “new normal” and looks forward to new beginnings.
A woman continues the healthy routines she established during quarantine and finds more ways to enjoy time with her boyfriend as restrictions slowly begin to lift.
Another day at home begins and Martim is already hungry and bored. Lara has to get creative if she wants to sleep in.
Learn more about the history of the Portuguese language in this Shorty adapted and translated from Lena Strang‘s article in Tomorrow Magazine.
After a long day stuck indoors, Sofia and Lucas try their best to enjoy a night outside on their balcony.
Patrícia and José discuss whether to send their son to public or private school.
Rita is running late to her driving class. Luckily, she runs into António who gives her a ride and asks about her upcoming test.
Learn more about the life, home, and daily routine of a nurse from Lisbon named Cristina.
The hairdresser is closed, so Joana has to take matters into her own hands.
Learn all about the Portuguese island of Madeira in this Shorty written by Edyta, the author of Say Yes to Madeira travel blog. This Shorty will help you learn some generic phrases, but also a couple of useful words which will definitely come in handy when visiting the island.
A teacher reads aloud to her class and then assigns homework. One student decides to share his disappointment.
A hidden gem in the center of Coimbra, Sereia Garden is a beautiful park filled with interesting sculptures, many species of trees, and its fountain, an integral part of a long-standing university tradition.
Inês brings her boyfriend to lunch to meet Grandpa Ernesto and the rest of the family.
A woman in quarantine continues to stay positive by focusing on her mind and body.
Luísa can’t decide which dress to wear to a party, so she asks her husband for his opinion.
Sofia and Rui have just adopted two cats: Simba and Milka. They start to worry when they realize Simba hasn’t eaten any of his cat food. Perhaps he’s been eating something else…?
A woman decides to start an exercise plan to make room for all the food she plans to eat. These days stuck at home are making it impossible to resist the temptations of homemade Portuguese cuisine!
João calls the gas company’s customer service line after waiting all morning for a technician to show up.
Ana visits a bookstore to find a book for her teenage daughter.
Marco is lost! In more ways than one…
Lena Strang, originally from Finland, now lives in sunny Algarve. As a journalist for a community magazine, she has interviewed local people about their lives and researched intriguing histories behind abandoned buildings. These stories form part of two books available both in English and Portuguese: “Touching Lives/ Vidas que nos Tocam and Crossing Cultures / Culturas que se Cruzam.
You can connect with Lena and learn more about her work here.
Learn more about Simone de Oliveira, an iconic Portuguese singer and actress, who is known for her strength and boldness in the face of adversity.
Cláudia and Tiago catch up after meeting unexpectedly in Lisbon.