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Forum: Portugal
Jul 17th 2022, 1:56 pm
Replies: 16
Views: 757
Posted By m2m2012

Thumbs down Re: Driving Licence Exchange

Here's another article on this topic:

https://www.portugalresident.com/driving-licence-rule-changes-do-away-with-need-to-exchange/

Australia is on this list which is good news but in practice...
Forum: Portugal
May 25th 2022, 8:52 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Government program for Ukrainans in Portugal

Update, she and her son made it to Portugal and are being hosted by a Portuguese family near Arouca. This small town/village seems to have quite a few Ukrainians being hosted by families there and...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 23rd 2022, 12:30 am
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Government program for Ukrainans in Portugal

Thanks for your replies. I'm not in Europe at the moment, I fly in at the start of June. I have not make the move to Portugal yet; I am planning for 2023. In my first post above I quoted a friend in...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 21st 2022, 9:47 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Government program for Ukrainans in Portugal

She's planning to travel from her town in southern Ukraine to Crimea next Tuesday.

Finding accommodation in Portugal isn't going to be easy it seems; saw this on Facebook (translated from...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 19th 2022, 4:16 am
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Government program for Ukrainans in Portugal

I guess she'll go where to she is offered accommodation, work and free language lessons are available...but if she's given a choice would a place like Porto be better than say Leira for a person in...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 18th 2022, 11:39 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Government program for Ukrainans in Portugal

Thanks for your replies. I'll have a look at these links. She is in Russian held territory in southern Ukraine. She will have to flee south into Crimea then travel north inside Russia and cross...
Forum: Portugal
Apr 15th 2022, 10:35 pm
Replies: 9
Views: 743
Posted By m2m2012

Question Government program for Ukrainans in Portugal

Does anyone know or as heard where Ukrainians arriving in Portugal are housed? I should say that I've already looked the special government website to help Ukrainians but there are no specific...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 27th 2021, 7:11 am
Replies: 28
Views: 1,884
Posted By m2m2012

Re: at our wits end

Apart from the legal problems if the dog gets out and attacks someone (possibly a child) you wouldn't being able to live with yourself if someone was seriously injured.
Forum: Portugal
Nov 21st 2021, 8:17 pm
Replies: 39
Views: 2,062
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Bureaucracy and mental health

:hysterical: Turned away because your inventory was too short! I wonder if he considered a short inventory a sign the you are cheating in some way or at the very least cutting corners ?
Forum: Portugal
Nov 21st 2021, 12:02 am
Replies: 39
Views: 2,062
Posted By m2m2012

Thumbs up Re: Bureaucracy and mental health

Well I've just concluded a 5 week stay in Portugal with a week in Beja and the rest spent in Albufeira. Overall it was good trip; the weather was great and I liked the people and the cities I stayed...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 20th 2021, 10:32 pm
Replies: 6
Views: 452
Posted By m2m2012

Thumbs up Re: CIMAAL - Algarve arbitation service

Sounds a bit like the Small Claims courts/tribunals they have in the USA and Australia. Is there a euro limit amount that this court can hear?
Forum: Portugal
Nov 15th 2021, 8:14 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 785
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Ginja

Are these two brands of Aguardentes Medronho any good?

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/britishexpats.com-vbulletin/2000x1504/20211108_170418_38676c64f893b4e50bd3da1ddcf62dc46d2b94c6.jpg
Forum: Portugal
Nov 15th 2021, 8:09 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By m2m2012

Re: pharmacies

Thanks guys. I used Google Maps to find a nearby pharmacy with good reviews that was open Sunday evening. They had a table set up to check blood pressure; and it was for free.
Forum: Portugal
Nov 14th 2021, 5:04 pm
Replies: 5
Views: 422
Posted By m2m2012

Question pharmacies

I've read that:

" Many of Portugal’s larger pharmacies offer tests for things like diabetes, cholesterol and blood pressure."

Is this true and if so how do I find one of these larger...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 13th 2021, 7:13 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 785
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Ginja

Maybe this one A Ginjinha, the original Ginjinha bar opened in 1840 and still run by the same family. It is found near the corner of the Rossio square, Largo São Domingos 8.

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Forum: Portugal
Nov 13th 2021, 6:57 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 785
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Ginja

Eduardo by birth, Italian or Catalan by origin, the legend hasn’t retained the detail, had become known in ancient Lisbon Eduardino. This professional clown was also a frequent customer of “Ginjinha...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 7th 2021, 9:08 pm
Replies: 24
Views: 785
Posted By m2m2012

Ginja

I'm enjoying my stay in Portugal (spent a few days in Beja and now on the Algrave coast) and have been trying the local spirits and liqueurs. The brandy I tried was not great. Licor Beirao is okay. ...
Forum: Portugal
Nov 7th 2021, 8:46 pm
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By m2m2012

Re: bridge to Ayamonte, Spain

If you don't have an EU drivers license you may need a IDP for Spain, Australians certainly do. Australians do not need one for Portugal.
Forum: Portugal
Sep 27th 2021, 7:49 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,557
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Covid questions

I see. No racist idea was in my mind when I used that word. I used it to emphasise the inhumane/appalling nature of their behaviour.
Forum: Portugal
Sep 27th 2021, 4:55 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,557
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Covid questions

I love you too.
Forum: Portugal
Sep 27th 2021, 3:24 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,557
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Covid questions

Thanks. This is what I fear; they will give me the vaccination but not some sort of certificate.

I want the vaccine for 2 reasons; first, so I don't catch covid and die; second, so I can travel to...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 27th 2021, 3:13 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,557
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Covid questions

Thanks. :goodpost:
Forum: Portugal
Sep 27th 2021, 2:40 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,557
Posted By m2m2012

Thumbs up Re: Covid questions

Now this is a good post, thank you.

Why am I interested in Portugal? The NHR program. My income is rental income from a non-EU country. The EU country I hold a passport of is not an option because...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 27th 2021, 1:29 pm
Replies: 33
Views: 1,557
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Covid questions

Hold on, I used strong language to criticise the people who refused to help the man who was trying to vaccinate his elderly mother despite him having the exact paperwork he needed. A potential life...
Forum: Portugal
Sep 27th 2021, 12:41 am
Replies: 33
Views: 1,557
Posted By m2m2012

Re: Covid questions

Thanks for your reply.

Did your non-resident friend manage to also get some sort of proof of vaccination certificate? I would also want that because you soon will not be able to fly to some...
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