Of Évora’s various monuments, the Chapel of Bones is one that’s as incredible as it is frightening!
Learn about Serra da Estrela, the highest mountain range in mainland Portugal. Correction on Line 5: We recorded this as “1933 metros”, but the actual elevation is “1993 metros”.
(Personal note from Joel): Sue Williams and her husband David are long-time Practice Portuguese members. After I read Sue’s sailing memoir about their adventures and hardships while crossing the ocean from Canada to Portugal (and beyond… then back home again!), I enjoyed it so much that we requested permission from Sue and her publisher to […]
Learn about Pico, one of the beautiful islands of the Azores and home to the highest peak in Portugal.
Hugo returns from a trip to Paris and complains to Matilde about his struggle to order his usual coffee.
Learn more about the city of Aveiro and why it’s known as the “Venice of Portugal”.
Listening Practice! A local woman named Rosa shares her story with author Lena Strang. As Dona Rosa discusses her life, dreams, and what keeps her busy, it’s clear that she has a lot of love for her family and country.
Leiria is a lively city in central Portugal with a beautiful castle, year-round festivals, and plenty of pine trees!
Learn more about a group of students and their visit to the National Museum of Ancient Art.
Learn more about João’s trip from Lisbon to Régua aboard a historic train.
Bernardo regrets buying a cheap plane ticket on Bacalhau Airways and decides to take it out on the flight attendant.
Learn more about the city of Portimão, a destination in the south of Portugal with beautiful beaches and a rich history.
A woman writes in her diary about a wonderful trip to the Douro River valley!
Learn more about the various historical sites you can visit in the city of Coimbra!
Learn more about Dino Park, a theme park for all ages where you can explore different periods of Earth’s history and see life-size models of dinosaurs!
After a long flight to Portugal, Joe is hoping to relax in his hotel room. Unfortunately, the guests next door are not making it easy.
Fátima is one of Portugal’s most emblematic religious sites, with millions visiting the shrine each year.
Isabel and Luísa are college students who take a break to explore the beautiful and historic city of Évora!
Do you like to travel? Meet a woman who enjoys the freedom of exploring the world in a campervan!
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.
Nuno and his wife check in at the hotel they booked in Lisbon.
Learn all about the Portuguese island of Madeira in this Shorty written by Edyta, the author of Say Yes to Madeira travel blog. This Shorty will help you learn some generic phrases, but also a couple of useful words which will definitely come in handy when visiting the island.
Petra is planning a road trip across the United States. She excitedly tells Flávio about all the preparations.
Learn more about Ponta da Piedade, a beautiful place to visit in the south of Portugal!