Portuguese Lifestyle Resources – Cycling – Finding the Right  Tourist Agency or the Right Tour Guide

Portuguese Lifestyle Resources – Cycling – Finding the Right  Tourist Agency or the Right Tour Guide Finding the Right Tourist Agency/Tour Guide for Yourself One of the most important things to pay attention to when looking for a proper biking tour guide or agency is whether or not they offer group tours. The ability to […]

Portuguese Lifestyle Resources – Cycling

Portuguese Lifestyle Resources – Cycling Out of all the reasons to visit Portugal, cycling is one of the highest ones on the list. The Republic of Portugal is a Southern European country, comfortably situated on the Iberian peninsula. As a former part of the Roman Empire, Portugal has a long, rich, and lively history. It […]

Transport in Portugal – Coaches and Trains

Transport in Portugal – Coaches and Trains In addition to solid infrastructure, Portugal also has a solid road network and a developed transport system. Public transport services in Portugal are efficient, simple, and affordable. Coaches The Portuguese bus services offer international coaches on top of the regular local and regional lines. The coach services in […]

Living in Portugal – Transportation – Portugal transportation info

Living in Portugal – Portugal transportation info In addition to solid infrastructure, Portugal also has a solid road network and a developed transport system. Public transport services in Portugal are efficient, simple, and affordable. Airports Portugal currently has three major international airports in the mainland. These airports are located one in each of the following […]

Living in Portugal – Religion

Living in Portugal – Religion Eighty one percent of the Portuguese population belongs to Roman Catholic church, while the remaining minority is divided between Jewish, Protestant, Buddhist, Latter-Day Saint, Baha’i, Muslim, Jehovah’s Witness, Hindu, Eastern Orthodox Church, Sikh, and Spiritualist communities. Roman Catholic As the figure above suggests, the great majority of the Portuguese are […]

The Economy of Portugal

The Economy of Portugal  Between 2008 and 2016, the Portugese economy suffered many tough choices.  The 2008 global financial crisis caused significant economic downturn in Portugal, and the government’s finance ministers had to maintain a delicate balance between stimulating the economy, and maintaining a reasonable average of public debt, on part with the rest of […]

Living in Portugal – Weather and Climate

Living in Portugal – Weather and Climate Weather and Climate The Portuguese weather and climate are usually very pleasant and it is rarely too hot or too cold in the country. The climate of Portugal is diverse and slightly varies from region to region, but it is generally characterised by mild winters and sunny summers, […]

Living in Portugal – Climate and Geography

Living in Portugal – Climate and Geography  Portugal is a small European country located in the South-West of the continent, between West of Spain and the North Atlantic Ocean. It is a coastal country the coastline of which stretches out for 1800 kilometers. The total area of Portugal, if we include Madeira and Azores, is […]

Living in Portugal – Health Care info

Living in Portugal – Health Care Info The Portuguese health care system and health care facilities have undergone major improvements over the last ten years. Nowadays, Portugal has a rather high quality of health care to offer. If you are considering moving to Portugal, whether to live, work, or retire here, we consider it important […]

Living in Portugal – Hospitals and Health Care Centres

Living in Portugal – Hospitals and Health Care Centres The Portuguese health care system and health care facilities have undergone major improvements over the last ten years. Nowadays, Portugal has a rather high quality of health care to offer. If you are considering moving to Portugal, whether to live, work, or retire here, we consider […]

Portugal – Shopping in Lisbon Portugal

Portugal – Shopping in Lisbon Portugal No matter where you are in Portugal, there are plenty of shops and many great deals to be made. From small local markets, to trendy boutiques and huge shopping malls, Portugal has everything. The numerous marketplaces that can be found in most towns and all major cities are great […]

Portugal – Internet, Television, and the Press

Portugal – Internet, Television, and the Press Nowadays, about thirty seven percent of households in Portugal have a high-speed internet connection, and about eighty percent of companies have internet access. There are many internet service providers in Portugal. Some of the main ones are Novis, PTWiFi, Vodaphone, and Kanguru. In order to subscribe to an […]

Portugal – Film, Literature, and Theatre

Portugal – Film, Literature, and Theatre Film and Theatre Drama and theatre haven’t really been a major part of Portuguese culture all until the 20th century, when a new form of drama emerged and became hugely popular among the Poruguese. Called “Revista,” this new style incorporated comedy, drama, and satire in a way that resonated […]

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