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Discussion forum for expats moving to or living in Portugal.
Subforums: Property for Sale/Rent, 2nd Hand Items for Sale/Wanted, Job Vacancies/Employment Wanted

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Post Posted: Sat Jan 30, 2010 3:35 pm

Expat Focus Recommended Websites - Portugal

Algarve WiFi
Algarve Venues Offering WiFi Connections

Instituto de Meteorologia, IP Portugal (http://www.meteo.pt/en/index.html)
Official Met Office site in Portugal. Name your city and get a daily, 5 day or 10 day forecast, UV index etc.

Portugal-North (http://www.portugal-north.com)
A wealth of information about Northern Portugal

Pure Portugal (http://www.pureportugal.info)
Information for tourists and foreigners living in Central Portugal

Hey Portugal (http://www.heyportugal.com)
News, business, sport, local events and other information for expats in Portugal.

GekkoPortugal (http://www.gekkoportugal.com)
A Guide to Working and Living in Portugal

Emma's House in Portugal (http://www.emmashouseinportugal.com)
Buying a ruin and building a house in Portugal. My story and tips.

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