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…?
Camila is feeling refreshed after her yearly tradition of spring cleaning.
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.
A writer starts his morning and searches for inspiration.
Vítor and Paula are shopping for a used car to replace the “old tin can” they’ve been driving for the past 20 years.
Olive oil is produced extensively in Portugal and has been an integral part of the history and culture. You’ll be surprised by the number of diverse uses for this precious oil. Here’s a longer Shorty for you (a Longy?) at about 8 minutes!
Who says dogs and cats have to be enemies?
César is doing some home renovations and stops by the builders’ merchant to purchase supplies.
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.
Emerging from the mountains of Spain and flowing toward Lisbon, the Tagus River provides beautiful landscapes along its shores. Learn more about the longest river in Portugal!
Determined to make the most of another day in quarantine, a woman and her boyfriend prepare a delicious meal and “go out for lunch” on the balcony.
With a long day ahead of him, a man stops by a coffee shop to get his caffeine fix.
Leonel’s house was robbed! Or was it…?
Cristina opens her first bank account in Portugal.
A woman reflects on her experiences in quarantine as she begins another morning.
A woman adjusts to a difficult new reality by developing a more peaceful way of life and appreciating the humanity of her neighbours.
Learn more about Ponta da Piedade, a beautiful place to visit in the south of Portugal!
The 25th of April is Portugal’s Freedom Day! Learn more about the revolution that restored freedom to the people of Portugal.