When we think of ghost towns, we think of the “Old West” in the United States, but Portugal has its share of unique places that have been abandoned over the centuries. Here is a quick guide to the most interesting ghost towns in Portugal
The tale of Inês and Pedro is immortalized in verse and theater in many languages, in fact almost two-dozen operas have been written about it.
I am nothing I shall never be anything I cannot want to be anything. Aside from that, I have within me all the dreams of the world.
It is Portugal’s largest city and its capital, with the added distinction of being the warmest and western-most capital in Europe. Its climate is strongly influenced by the Gulf Stream. An earthquake in 1755 leveled a large portion of the city, but those areas were restored and the city retains several of its original medieval neighborhoods. Built on seven hills, some of Lisbon’s streets are too steep for cars, but visitors can and should take in panoramic views of the city by traveling to the top up elevators or funicular.
The Isaac Cardoso Interpretation Centre was designed by Portuguese architects Gonçalo Byrne and José Laranjeira. Named after the doctor Isaac Cardoso, who lived in the 17th century in Trancoso, this Centre pays tribute to his work of preservation of the Jewish past.
Victoria's Secret Angel teaches you Portuguese
SATA to offer A-330 Service from Boston to the Azores starting this December
The Portuguese bullfight is, at first glance, quite simple. A cavaleiro, or rider, dressed in a silk jacket embroidered with gold and lace, and wearing tan riding pants and black boots, takes to the arena atop the renowned Lusitano breed of horse.
ANTEMANHÃ, MENSAGEM by Fernando Pessoa
United Airlines, the airline offering the most nonstop flights from New York/Newark and Washington, D.C., is adding daily trans-Atlantic summer-season service between Washington/Dulles and Lisbon, Portugal.