Four ways to reconnect with Family and Friends
Portuguese people are often described as melancholic and nostalgic, but when it comes to love, they could not be more intense.
Easter in Portugal is about century old traditions and religious processions during Holy Week. Many festivities are held throughout the country, but the celebrations in Braga and Castelo de Vide are particularly moving and a “must see” due to their uniqueness.
Every language has its funny and colorful phrases. Portuguese, one of the oldest still spoken languages in Europe, has some real obscure and hard to understand sayings.
São Miguel is the most popular and developed island. It is also the largest with an area of nearly 300 miles. On the west end, you'll find blue lakes and craters surrounded by lush greenery. Traveling to the east side brings you to an area familiar with geothermal activity. It is probably the default island for someone new to The Azores.
Every Thursday Barcelos becomes a magnet for traders selling everything from jewelry, clothing, tools, and pottery to food and vegetables.
Portugal is an old nation. And hundreds of castles, towers, and forts kept it independent for centuries. Today you will find their ruins in almost every city, town and village. It’s hard to pick, but here are a few of our favorites.
ABC News and other media have recently highlighted sleeping in a giant wine barrelat the Wine House Hotel in Lamego, Portugal, but do you know about other cool and unusual places where you can spend the night?
Portugal’s wines have made it on the big stage! But no wine region in Europe has mixed climate, tradition and technology in the way the wineries of the Alentejo have. So, if you’re looking to explore a wonderful wine region, this is one that will please your eyes (and palate).
If we had to choose one truly remarkable thing about Portugal, it would be the cuisine. There are amazing natural landscapes and miles of beaches, not to mention the rich culture but Portugal has many delicacies that are only found in certain regions and they are worth a special trip.