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  • Garden fires can be very dangerous in hot countries, like Portugal, but are also very necessary, but the time for burning is controlled. Read More
  • Meaning of Codswallop – utter nonsense. / Origin - unknown Read More
  • Orange Biscuits - Biscoitos de Laranja Read More
  • If you are down by the river in Tomar, you may come across an interesting pair of gentlemen. Read More
  • A General Election will be held in the UK on 12 December. Read More
  • Things to do in November in your Veg Garden in Portugal. Read More

In The Garden

  • Na Horta (In The Veg Garden) November +

    Na Horta (In The Veg Garden) November Things to do in November in your Veg Garden in Portugal. Read More
  • Na Horta (In the Veg Garden) December - January +

    Na Horta (In the Veg Garden)  December - January Things to do in December and January in your Vegetable garden in central Portugal. Read More
  • Na Horta (In The Veg Garden) - June +

    Na Horta (In The Veg Garden) - June Here comes the summer! What can we look forward to in the garden in June? Read More
  • Na Horta (In the Veg Garden) - February +

    Na Horta (In the Veg Garden) - February Things to do in February in your Vegetable Garden in Portugal Read More
  • Garden Fires in Portugal +

    Garden Fires in Portugal Garden fires can be very dangerous in hot countries, like Portugal, but are also very necessary, but the time for Read More
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Days Out

  • Gois Bike Festival +

    Gois Bike Festival One of biggest Motorbike Festivals in Portual Read More
  • Festa dos Tabuleiros Part 3 +

    Festa dos Tabuleiros Part 3 Preparations for the Festa start early in Tomar. Read More
  • Festa dos Tabuleiros Part 2 +

    Festa dos Tabuleiros Part 2 In the second of Hey Portugal's series about “Festa dos Tabulerios” in Tomar Sylvia and Peter take a look at Read More
  • Festa dos Tabuleiros Part 1 +

    Festa dos Tabuleiros Part 1 In July every 4 years one of the biggest and most spectacular festivals in Portugal takes place in Tomar. Read More
  • Nazare Town Focus +

    Nazare Town Focus With its pleasant climate and great natural beauty, Nazaré is home to some of Portugal’s oldest fishing traditions. Read More
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Something's Cooking

  • Beer Bread +

    Beer Bread This is the quickest, simplest bread you will ever make! It is a typical South African bread and tastes great. Read More
  • Orange Biscuits +

    Orange Biscuits Orange Biscuits - Biscoitos de Laranja Read More
  • 5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake +

    5 Minute Chocolate Mug Cake A simple and delicious Chocolate cake for one person, that you can make in only 5 minutes.This is the most Read More
  • Grilled Sardines with Lemon and Oregano +

    Grilled Sardines with Lemon and Oregano These could be served as a starter or main course and are a flavourful alternative to the normal Portuguese style Read More
  • Pancakes - English or American +

    Pancakes - English or American Simple recipes for thin English style pancakes and thick, small American / Scotch pancakes. You choose. Read More
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Hello Readers,

Welcome back to Hey Portugal. HeyPortugal

The site has been offline for a few weeks whilst I did some major clean-ups and admin on the site. After 7 years I decided it was time to refresh things.

To ensure that all the information on this site is current and relevant I am planning to review all 500+ articles. Not all of them will go on the new site but more will be added later. All reviewed articles will be posted on our Facebook Page and Twitter Feed so you can keep up to date with the changes. 

I also intent to re-start the eNewsletter when the articles are all ready again. One thing that is already live is our ever-popular Calendar, with all Portugal Holidays and lots of events.

I have addedd a section on Brexit,  in the News Menu. i will post the latest official news bulletins from the British Embassy, Portugal Government and anything else I think is particularly relevant.

Anyone who understands websites will know that this is a lot of work, and those who know me also know I am a working, single mum so please bear with me. I assure you the result will be worth it, I plan to make HeyPortugal.com the most comprehensive site of information for Expats in Central Portugal.

Your Editor

Wendy