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  • Early Autumn is the time to prepare for the rains in central Portugal. Read More
  • If you are the lucky owner of a pool, here are 10 maintenance tips to keep your pool clean, inviting, refreshing and ready to use every day. Read More
  • What you need to know about the system of schools in Portugal, and how to register your child. Read More
  • 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
  • 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

In The Garden

  • 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
  • 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

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
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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