Learn more about LX Factory, a trendy shopping and arts space built in an old factory in Lisbon.
Learn more about Cascais, a beautiful coastal area just west of Lisbon.
Learn more about the Torre de Belem, one of the most popular monuments to visit in Portugal.
Learn about the history behind the Monument to the Overseas Combatants in Belém.
The Santa Justa elevator (lift), built in 1900 to allow greater accessibility around the city, has now become a popular tourist attraction in downtown Lisbon.
Learn more about a group of students and their visit to the National Museum of Ancient Art.
Andreia and Filipe have a long day of travel ahead of them as they make their way to Lisbon by bus, plane, metro, and train.
Learn more about the life, home, and daily routine of a nurse from Lisbon named Cristina.
Learn more about the history of the Lisbon Zoo and the thousands of animals that live there.
Louis replies to an email to update his friend on some exciting changes in his life.
Luís is visiting Lisbon for the first time and plans to travel by metro. As he’s not familiar with this form of transportation, he decides to ask for some help!
For the first time in Lisbon, efforts have been made to clean up trash and encourage change in the way we treat our planet. Learn more about this initiative!
Learn more about one of the most devastating earthquakes in history and its impact on the city of Lisbon.
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!
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!
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.
Do you believe in ghosts or spirits from the past? We recommend you visit the Faculty of Fine Arts in Lisbon: a college during the day, but a mysterious place at night. We promise you one thing: you won’t be alone!
Have you ever wondered why people from Porto and Lisbon make fun of each other? It’s not just about the accent. Learn more about the origins of their nicknames and the history behind this rivalry.
As a gift to us and all Practice Portuguese fans, our friend Wayne Wilson has turned this episode into a fully-animated cartoon.
With this newly-animated version of one of our early podcast episodes, we flash back to a time when Joel’s Portuguese skills were in their infancy! (Can you hear a difference?)
In this episode, Joel arrives to Lisbon and is faced with a challenging (and frustrating) taxi ride.
Today we revisit Diálogo 29 to discuss some of the vocabulary and expressions surrounding the Portuguese housing market. There’s also an extra listening challenge waiting for you in the second half, so stick around!
In this episode, we explore the Portuguese apartment rental market with James, a young adult of Portuguese descent looking for a new place. To find some leads, he recruits the help of his friend, Luís. However, Luís happens to be going through a bit of drama with his ex-girlfriend, so let’s see if he’s able to be of any help…
Sintra is known for its palaces, legends, and winding paths. If you need a reason to visit Lisbon, then Sintra is the only reason you need.
Joel wants to take Portuguese classes, but first he needs a metro pass. This episode has a special guest, who could it be?