Friday, August 17, 2018
  • Olives appear on tables in restaurants and when visiting friends; olive trees can be seen everywhere especially in rural areas and olive oil is used liberally in Portuguese cooking. Read More
  • Mr Chris Sainty has been appointed Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Portuguese Republic in succession to Ms Kirsty Hayes.  Read More
  • Portugal has 13 areas World Heritage sites, declared by UNESCO (United Nations Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization). All sites are worth visiting for a Day Out in Portugal. Read More
  • Grupo Lobo is a non-governmental and non-profit organization founded in 1985 and overseen by the University of Lisbon. Read More
  • There are lots of beaches in central Portugal, we have picked out 10 of our favourites. They are a mix of sea beaches (praia) and river beaches (praia fluvial). Read More
  • With its pleasant climate and great natural beauty, Nazaré is home to some of Portugal’s oldest fishing traditions. Read More

In The Garden

  • Prepare for Autumn Rain +

    Prepare for Autumn Rain Early Autumn is the time to prepare for the rains in central Portugal. Read More
  • Everything You Wanted to Know about Composting in Portugal +

    Everything You Wanted to Know about Composting in Portugal Composting is the purposeful biodegradation (rotting) of organic matter, such as garden and food waste.  Read More
  • Gardens in central Portugal +

    Gardens in central Portugal We have a very unique climate here, we can grow almost anything as we are in between the mediterranean and Central European Read More
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Delights of Transport

  • The Use Of Car Indicators in Portugal +

    The Use Of Car Indicators in Portugal There is a lot of consternation, concern and frustration from Expats over the use of car indicators in Portugal. We Read More
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Something's Cooking

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Texas Smokey Barbecue Sauce +

    Texas Smokey Barbecue Sauce This makes a quick, authentic Smokey BBQ Sauce perfect for summer dining. You put it on anything meat or vegetarian Read More
  • Home Made Baked Beans +

    Home Made Baked Beans Here is the recipe you have all been waiting for.  For all of you who miss tinned baked beans read 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 the most comprehensive site of information for Expats in Central Portugal.

Your Editor