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The Week em Breve – January 17

January 18, 2019

This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Trash Talks, Facebook Fascists, Crime-Genius Hackers, the Biggest Pride Festival in Europe, Metro Renovations, Corruption, and much more! an Applicants, Wave Goodbye to 500€, and much more!   

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Golden Visas Are Going Green

January 15, 2019

Concern over Golden Visas has slowly grown among European Union member states, but, far from scaling down the program, Portugal has ramped it up with their new so-called Green Visa.

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Jardim Botânico Tropical de Belêm

January 14, 2019

There’s loads to discover in this hella-cool seven-hectare tropical garden located next to the Jerónimos Monastery.

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The Metronome to the Music: An interview with Paulo Ventura of Metronomo

January 14, 2019

Paulo Ventura of Metronomo Management was acting stage manager of Coliseu for the weekend of Super Bock em Stock (previously Mexefest), and I managed to catch him in between soundchecks for a chat about the music industry in Portugal and his own journey.

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Lisbon Culture on the Cheap, Part 2: Museums

January 12, 2019

There are dozens of museums in Portugal’s capital and within a short drive, and almost all charge admission. Here are a few tips to do it on the cheap – or for free.

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The Week em Breve – January 10

January 10, 2019

This week’s English language news in Lisbon, Portugal: Doctor’s Debt, Stabilizing House Prices, Racists on TV, More Jobs Than Applicants, Wave Goodbye to 500€, and much more!   

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changes to Recibos Verdes / Green Receipt in Portugal

Public Service Announcement: Changes to Recibos Verdes / Green Receipts

January 10, 2019

There have been some recent changes to Recibos Verdes (Green Receipts) that you’ll need to wrap your head around. This is for all the self-employed English-speakers battling their way through the Portuguese bureaucracy.

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