Have you ever visited Torre de Belém or Mosteiro dos Jerónimos? Learn more about the symbols and architectural style of these popular sites!
Getting a good night’s sleep is essential for health and longevity. Check out these tips to help you improve your sleeping habits!
Senhora Ana goes to the pharmacy to get some medications for her allergies. A few days later she returns with an unexpected situation…
Mr Mário just arrived in Lisbon for the first time. As he searches for his hotel, Mr António kindly provides some information and tips to help him find his way around the city.
Tomar is the perfect destination for those who enjoy a charming getaway in a city full of history. Every 4 years, Tomar attracts thousands of people for a lively festivity that brings colours and happiness to the streets.
Rui sends a letter to his friend Maria. Follow along as he asks about her life and tries to convince her to join him on his next holiday in Évora.
St. George was a Roman soldier revered as a Christian martyr. Hear the legend of how he bravely fought a dragon in order to save his beloved princess from being sacrificed.
Marta and António meet randomly in Lisbon and have an interesting conversation about their lives and professions.
João and Marco are longtime friends who often meet up for coffee to catch up on each other’s lives. Find out what happens after João takes Marco’s advice on saving money at the supermarket.
Portuguese forests have been plagued by wildfires due to climate change and irresponsible behavior. Learn some essential tips for preventing these disasters in order to protect our people, our animals, and our natural environment.
The Knights Templar has fought for the propagation of the Christian faith throughout history. Learn more about the knights of the order and their importance in the Iberian Peninsula, especially in Portugal.
Portugal is known for many of its sweets and mouthwatering desserts. Learn more about the interesting history of one of these treats: ovos moles!
Two neighbours meet on a bus back to their village after a trip to the local market. On the way home, they talk about the meals they are going to prepare with their new purchases. Unfortunately, not everything goes according to plan.
Miguel and Sara have a hard decision to make: Where should they eat Francesinha? A coin toss sends them on their way, but the couple is in for an unexpected surprise.
Meet the Portuguese Water Dog: A very special dog breed, well known for its amazing swimming ability and sweet personality!
Joaquim is a man from Viseu who lives in a small house in the centre of Lisbon. Get to know more about Joaquim and the place he calls home!
Revolution brought a lot of pain to the Russian royal family and it also started the biggest speculation ever: The Romanov Mystery!
Lisbon is a large city with plenty to explore! Save yourself some time and money by taking a closer look at some of the various options for public transportation.
Daily routines: tedious for some, but essential for others. Embrace our customs by following along with a typical Portuguese daily routine.
Do you believe in miracles? Meet Princess D. Joana, daughter of King Afonso V. She was born into the royal family, but her life took a very different path when she chose to follow her calling.
Have you ever wondered about the origins of the Portuguese language? Throughout history, the Iberian Peninsula was populated and governed by several different nations. This rich and fascinating blend of influences is reflected in both our language and our culture. (Note: This episode is a rare exception to our “Shorty” format, as it is about […]
Learn how to order a coffee in Portugal, a task more complex than it seems! There are several types available and the lingo can vary from city to city. Don’t miss out on Portugal’s coffee culture, an essential part of daily life!
Douro is a Portuguese wine region centered on the Douro River that delights tourists with its landscapes, gastronomy, and cruises. Meet the home of port wine and become mesmerized with the beauty of this region!
Portugal is a very special country that brings so much unique value to the world. See why “quality over quantity” is an important notion in appreciating all that this country has to offer.