Portugal has several traditional folk dances, each expressing the soul of the people from different regions throughout the country.
Alfredo is waiting for his friend Rute at the train station. Follow along as they find their seats and discuss their future travel plans!
José convinces his friend Marta to try snails for the first time. Will she go through with it?
Luís de Camões was a Portuguese poet considered one of the greatest figures of Lusophone literature. Learn more about his eventful life and his most famous work, “Os Lusíadas”.
Follow along as Carolina goes through the process of renewing her Cartão de Cidadão (Citizen Card).
Marie Antoinette was an important historical figure and has become a popular culture icon, being the subject of several books, films, and other media. Learn more about the life of this iconic woman!
The brain is a fascinating organ responsible for the decisions we make and the memories we keep. Have you ever wondered why some people can remember things better than others?
Learn about the life of Bocage, a Portuguese national poet best known for his satirical sonnets and his role in the Arcadian literary movement.
Isabel calls Ricardo so they can meet next weekend, but he has other plans. Instead, they end up talking about their holidays and sharing travel recommendations.
Maria and José are a couple from Porto who traveled to Coimbra on a tour organized by the parish council. After a disappointing experience, will they be bold enough to complain to the mayor?
Hear the story of Maria de Bragança, the first woman to occupy the throne of Portugal. Find out what happened during her reign and why she was known as “The Mad Queen”.
Ricardo is a law student who is studying far away from his hometown. Follow along as he talks about his life and what he likes to do in his spare time.
Discover the “Wine of the Dead”, which comes from the tradition of burying wine underground to improve its quality.
Joana Vasconcelos is a world-renowned Portuguese artist whose works include many large-scale public installations.
Learn about D. Dinis, considered one of the most highly respected kings in the world and one of the greatest figures in Portuguese history.
D. Sebastião was a Portuguese king who died in the Battle of Alcácer Quibir. From the grief and hope of the Portuguese people, a myth was born surrounding his disappearance.
Maria do Maria is the most important work of the filmmaker Leitão de Barros and a fundamental point in the history of Portuguese cinema. Learn more about this classic silent film from the 1930s.
This patient decided to follow his wife’s advice by making an appointment with his doctor. Let’s see how his check-up goes!
Hear the legend behind the origin of the twin lake Lagoa das Sete Cidades, one of the most beautiful places on São Miguel island, in the Azores.
Have you ever visited Palácio da Bolsa? Learn more about the historical significance of this beautiful building in Porto.
Manuel is a 20-year-old man who studies medicine in Porto. Learn more about his family and how he spends his time.
Raphael Augusto Bordallo Pinheiro was a Portuguese artist, best known for his caricatures and ceramic tableware. He created a wide variety of important works through his many different talents as a watercolour artist, political and social caricaturist, journalist, draftsman, and more.
For a small country, Portugal has a huge variety of wildlife. Discover some of the common, and not so common, animals found throughout Portugal’s islands, natural parks, and other areas.
Mr. António runs a newspaper stand in Lisbon. As usual, Mrs. Rita stops by to get her morning paper.