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Articles on Portugal
Business and Economy in Portugal
Expatriate Websites and Resources
Language Schools in Portugal
News and Media in Portugal
Recommended Reading on Portugal
Travel Information for Portugal

Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Portugal
Getting a Tourist Visa Extension in Portugal by Suchi Rudra
The Real Portugal: Experience Tradition and Preserve the Countryside with Historic Homestays by Volker Poelzl
Eating Well in Lisbon by Beebe Bahrami
Portuguese Wines Beyond Port by Beebe Bahrami
Teaching English in Portugal: The Easiest Western European Country in Which to Find Work by Risa Barkan
The Port Wines of the Douro Valley in Portugal by Lucia Byttebier

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 Business and Economy in Portugal

EUbusiness.com is an independent online business news and information service about the European Union, including Portugal.

American Chamber of Commerce in Portugal, www.amchamportugal.org.

Agência Portuguese para o Investimento — API (Invest in Portugal). As part of the Ministry of Economy, this agency promotes investment in Portugal.

U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including Portugal.

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources for Portugal

American Club of Lisbon, www.americancluboflisbon.com. Tel: 213 529 308; fax: 213 529 309; americanclub@mail.telepac.pt

International Women in Portugal (IWP), www.iwponline.org, is a social organization for expatriate women with the aim of helping newcomers settle in Portugal. Apartado 6, 2751-901 Cascais; Tel: +351 214 532 101 / +351 915 552 847; office@iwponline.org.

The Royal British Club Lisbon, www.royalbritishclub.pt, is an international business and social club serving the business and social needs of its members in Portugal. Apartado 126, 2766- 902 Estoril; Tel: 214 822 495; fax: 214 822 496; rbclx@mail.telepac.pt

Portuguese Culture Web, www.portcult.com, offers cultural information about Portugal.

Expat Focus provides information and resources for expatriates for a large number of countries, including Portugal. The website also host forums and blogs for expats.

Expatriates.com is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Portugal, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.

Tales from a Small Planet, www.talesmag.com, is a webzine with news, stories, links, excellent message boards, and other resources for travelers and expatriates; The Portugal section features "Real Post Reports" by expatriates , as well as useful links.

British Community Council Lisbon, www.bcclisbon.org, promotes Anglo-Portuguese relations.

The British Council Lisbon, www.britishcouncil.org/portugal, specializes in educational opportunities and cultural relations with locations across Portugal.

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 News and Media in Portugal

Diário de Notícias

Jornal de Notícias

O Público

Portugal Post (The World News Network)

The Portugal News, (Portugal’s Weekend Newspaper in English)

The Resident, (a weekly English-language newspaper in the Algarve)

Kidon Media Link is an online directory of world newspapers and news media, has an extensive listing of news media in Portugal.

Live-radio.net provides continuously updated links to thousands of online radio stations worldwide, including Portugal.

Online Newspapers lists over 1000 links to online newspapers worldwide, including Portugal.

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 Recommended Reading on Portugal
Portugal: A Companion History by Jose H. Saraiva
Journey to Portugal: In Pursuit of Portugal's History and Culture by Jose Saramago, Amanda Hopkinson, and Nick Caistor
The Rough Guide to Portugal by Rough Guides
Rick Steves' Portugal by Rick Steves
Lonely Planet Portugal by Regis St. Louis
Culture Shock: Portugal by Volker Poelzl
Frommer's Portugal by Darwin Porter and Danforth Prince
Fodor's Portugal 
Portugal Eyewitness Travel Guide by Martin Symington, Jane Ewart, Michelle De Larrabeiti, and Tomas Tranaeus

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 Travel Information for Portugal

Visit Portugal, www.visitportugal.com, is the official Portuguese tourism website.

Lonely Planet Worldguide provides a lot of useful travel information. Check out the link for Portugal.

Rough Guides Destinations offers useful travel advice and information for most countries, including Portugal.

Culture Shock! Portugal