Living in Portugal
Key Expatriate Websites and Resources
|Featured Articles on Living, Working, Studying, Traveling, and Volunteering in Portugal
| 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), www.investinportugal.pt. As part of the Ministry of Economy, this agency promotes investment in Portugal. Praça do Bom Sucesso 127/131, Sala 702, 4150-146 Porto, Portugal; Tel: 226 055 300; fax: 226 055 399; firstname.lastname@example.org.
Portuguese Chamber—The Portuguese UK Business Network, www.portuguese-chamber.org.uk; 11 Belgrave Square, 4th Floor, London SW1X 8PP, UK; Tel: 020 7201 6638; fax: 020 7201 6637; email@example.com.
U.S. Government Export Portal publishes Country & Industry Market Reports, Commercial guides, and other essential information for doing business abroad, including Portugal.
| Expatriate Websites and Resources for Portugal
Americans in Portugal ( AmP), amportugal.planetaclix.pt, is a club for American expatriates in Portugal; firstname.lastname@example.org
American Club of Lisbon, www.americancluboflisbon.com. Tel: 213 529 308; fax: 213 529 309; email@example.com
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; firstname.lastname@example.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; email@example.com
Portugal Roots Web, www3.sympatico.ca/geoles, provides information about Portuguese culture.
Portuguese Culture Web, www.portcult.com, offers cultural information about Portugal.
Expat Blog is a worldwide directory of blogs related to expatriate life, with listings for Portugal.
Expat Exchange provides a wealth of resources and articles, as well as a forum.The site has a few useful articles and links 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.
Meetup lists group meetings in cities around the world to help bring people with common interests together and promote the development of active local communities. Search for expatriate groups in Portugal all over the country.
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.
BritishExpats.com is a website dedicated to British expats around the world, including a forum on Portugal.
The British Council Lisbon, www.britishcouncil.org/portugal, specializes in educational opportunities and cultural relations with locations across Portugal.
| Government and International Organizations in Portugal
Ministério das Finanças (Portuguese Ministry of Finance), http://info.portaldasfinancas.gov.pt, provides information about the Portuguese tax system (with English version).
Portuguese Government Web Portal, www.portugal.gov.pt.
European Union — Delegation of the European Commission to the United States, www.eurunion.org; 2300 M Street, NW, Washington, DC 20037; Tel: (202) 862-9500 Fax: (202) 429-1766.
Permanent Mission of Portugal to the United Nations, www.missionofportugal.org/pmop/, provides general information about culture, politics and the economy, as well as a variety of useful links, or visit the United Nations web portal at www.un.int.
CanadaEuropa, www.dfait-maeci.gc.ca, is the website of the European Bureau of Foreign Affairs Canada (FAC), with a section on Portugal.
| News and Media in Portugal
Diário de Notícias
Jornal de Notícias
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.
| 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
|Portugal Eyewitness Travel Guide by Martin Symington, Jane Ewart, Michelle De Larrabeiti, and Tomas Tranaeus
| 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.