COVID19 – General Update

Dear IWP members, we are sorry to inform you that due to the increasing number of infections by COVID19 in the past few days in Portugal, we are suspending all group activities which involve physical presence, including the weekly coffee mornings and the outdoor walks

IWP Newsletter – October 2020

Dear International Women in Portugal (IWP) members, We hope you are all well and healthy and enjoying the change from Summer to Autumn. The weather is definitely cooler and the wind in recent days has changed the colours and the levels of the ocean, but compared to...

A trip to Obidos by Oonagh Hughes, Summer 2020

Heading up the CRIL again to Obidos, there were only  a few  boy racers on the road into Lisbon but once we left them behind we had the road to ourselves.The countryside going there is interesting with the undulating hills and vineyards.  It takes about...

Buen Camino by Maria Barros

Like many of you, I have wanted to walk the “Camino” for some time. In fact, I had everything booked and ready to go last May, but then Covid happened and our trip was postponed to next year. During a recent outing of the Sintra Walks Marsha Turner and Joanne Hokes,...

Travels in the Azores

Travel with Pat Newth, through 10 days in the Azores. Explore beautiful landscapes across the islands.

Lisbon Descobridoras

IWP members visited the Lisbon Story Centre in March and took a fascinating trip through Portugal’s vivid history.

Cultural Life and Entertainment

Concerts, opera, ballet, cinema, theatre and the revista, fado, and dining out form the centre of cultural life in Lisbon.

Brief History of Portugal

This section is for you to gain a basic understanding of the Portuguese and their culture.

News and resources

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COVID19 – General Update

COVID19 – General Update

Dear IWP members, we are sorry to inform you that due to the increasing number of infections by COVID19 in the past few days in Portugal, we are suspending all group activities which involve physical presence, including the weekly coffee mornings and the outdoor walks

Useful links

General Info

Below are just some of the resources that may be of help to you.

Expatica

Living the expat life

https://www.expatica.com/

Living in Portugal

Various topics

http://www.livinginportugal.com/en/

Facebook groups

One of the easiest way to access information and ask questions is to use the Facebook search bar to reach these extremely useful sites.

  • British Embassy Lisbon
  • British Expats in Portugal
  • Safe Communities Portugal
  • Embaixada dos EUA em Portugal (US Embassy)
  • Americans & Friends PT
  • Portugal Connexions
  • Expats Cascais
  • Lisbon Expats & Locals
  • Lisbon Hash House Harriers LH3
  • Local News, Recommendations & Services in Cascais/Sintra & Lisbon
  • Take-Away Food – Cascais
  • IWP Members Forum
  • WRVS in Lisbon

Social groups

The Royal British Legion

https://www.britishlegion.org.uk/

The American Club of Lisbon

http://americancluboflisbon.com/

Cascais Sailing Club

http://www.cncascais.com/

Lisbon International Sailing Club

https://www.lisbonisc.org/

Internet and phone providers

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