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Articles on 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
The Port Wines of the Douro Valley in Portugal by Lucia Byttebier

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 Expatriate Websites and Resources for Portugal

American Club of Lisbon, Tel: 213 529 308; fax: 213 529 309;

International Women in Portugal (IWP),, is a social organization for expatriate women with the aim of helping newcomers settle in 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. is an online community for expatriates, has a section on Portugal, with classified ads, links, and a bulletin board.

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 News and Media in Portugal

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) 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
Rickl Steves Portugal by Rick Steves
The Rough Guide to Portugal by Rough Guides
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,, 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.

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