After a long day stuck indoors, Sofia and Lucas try their best to enjoy a night outside on their balcony.
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.
Rosa has always liked plants, but only in the last few months has she decided to invest her time and money in her passion.
Gaspar views a 4-bedroom flat that is for sale in his favourite neighbourhood. He is pleasantly surprised by everything it has to offer.
A woman in quarantine continues to stay positive by focusing on her mind and body.
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.
César is doing some home renovations and stops by the builders’ merchant to purchase supplies.
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.
A woman reflects on her experiences in quarantine as she begins another morning.
Follow along as Inês and Ricardo search for something fun to pass the time at home. Please excuse the (not very) “punny” wordplay…
No gym? No problem! Learn some new exercise-related vocabulary and get some tips for working out at home.
A woman continues to write in her diary about her day to day life during the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite the anxiety surrounding the current crisis, she is discovering ways to find joy in the peaceful moments at home.
The verb “pôr” typically translates to “put”, but it can also mean “set”, as in “set the table”. Get some practice with this irregular verb as you listen to a dialogue of Maria and her father preparing for a family lunch.
Paulo and Rute are taking stock of the food and supplies they have in their kitchen. Time to make a shopping list! As you follow along, notice how the word “há” from the verb “haver” is used in different contexts.
A woman describes life in her apartment building during the COVID-19 crisis. Quarent(o)ena? Check the vocabulary section to see if you can decipher the play on words in the title.
A couple is running late for a wedding when they realize their car keys are missing. Where do you think they will find them?
Catarina and Filipe are a young couple looking to buy a house together. Will they find the perfect home?
In recent years, Portugal has become more popular with foreigners looking to buy a home. Housing prices dropped significantly after an economic downturn, but as the economy recovers, property prices are beginning to rise again, especially in certain areas. Still, interest rates remain low and many are drawn to the climate, quality of life, relatively low cost of living, rich culture, and peaceful atmosphere of Portugal. We’ve put together this guide to help you navigate the home-buying process in Portugal.
Marco catches up with his friend Diogo and they discuss what it’s like to live alone.
Dona Ana is always trying to help out Fernando and Sara with their baby Bruno… although sometimes that help comes in the form of a lecture!