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As the closest nation in Europe to the U.S. and one of the best values in Europe today, Portugal is welcoming to families. With great beaches, attractions, and family friendly hotels, Portugal has lots for a family to do, and Portuguese culture cherishes children. You will find free hotels stays for kids (with breakfast), and in most restaurants - high chairs. Read more →


If there is one thing Portugal has, it is salt. With a long Atlantic coastline, salt production thrived, and saltpans still function in many coastal cities and towns, such as Aveiro. The pink salt of Setúbal was once considered some of the best in the world. Salt is a natural preservative, and the combination of salt and smoke is the origin of sausages and cured meat – and that is what we will look at today! Read more →


Portuguese people the world over celebrate Portugal Day on June 10th, commemorating the death of the national literary icon Luis do Camoes in 1580.  Portugal’s national airline is celebrating Portugal Day with new nonstop service between Toronto and Lisbon. Read more →