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.
Margem Sul is a beautiful region of Portugal just across the famous Tagus River. Learn more about a few of its amazing beaches!
Learn more about one of the most devastating earthquakes in history and its impact on the city of Lisbon.
Luís and Maria decide to go out for dinner in a fancy restaurant without making a reservation. Learn some useful phrases for ordering food in a restaurant and discover some popular Portuguese dishes.
The Lisbon Zoo was a pioneer in animal conservation and education. Learn more about how the zoo evolved over time and be sure not to miss it when you visit Lisbon!
Parque Eduardo VII is a public park located in the city of Lisbon. Learn more about the history and construction of this beautiful green area with a stunning view!
Meet Filipe and follow along with his weekly routine to see how this young Portuguese man goes about his daily life.