Portugal, one of the world’s oldest nations, has many examples of modern and futuristic architecture. Porto’s famed architecture school counts Álvaro de Siza Vieira and Eduardo Souto de Moura among its alumni with Pritzker prizes.
Travel+Leisure highlighted Portugal in its choices for the best of travel in 2018. From the Best Islands to the Best European Destinations or the Best Hotels in the World, Portugal comes up with Porto and Lisbon in the top 10 cities; Azores in the top 10 islands; and the Six Senses Hotel in the top 100 Hotels.
TAP Air Portugal’s ‘Taste the Stars’ program featuring five Michelin star winning Portuguese chefs and the airline’s cuisine consultant Chef Vítor Sobral, is adding Portuguese-American Chef George Mendes to the roster. Until now, the team of chefs comprised José Avillez, Miguel Laffan, Rui Paula, Henrique Sá Pessoa, Rui Silvestre and Vítor Sobral.
The Tomar Synagogue has reopen to the public after 11 months of preservation work. The project included the conservation and restoration of the monument (plastering, covering, electrical, acoustics, creation of exhibitions).
Book by November 15thand travel between January and March and see the Azores for just $499 round trip, non-stop from Boston on Azores Airlines. Price includes tax. Azores Airline offers flights every Friday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday to Ponta Delgada and on Wednesday to Terceira. All flights are non-stop to the Azores, with service on to other islands.
Ancient volcanic cliffs that rise dramatically from the sea dominate Madeira’s fascinating landscape. When Portuguese explorers came upon the Island of Madeira in 1420, they thought its dark cliffs signaled the gates of hell. Nothing could have been further from the truth. The steep rise creates six unique climate zones, each with its own beautiful flora and fauna that contribute to comparisons of Madeira with Hawaii.
Travel is something that everybody wants, but few people feel like they can afford it. With normal life expenses taking up every cent of your paychecks, how do you pay for a vacation? Taking a trip, however, is feasible if you know how to find the right bargains. Everyone deserves a vacation, even if it’s a weekend trip. Here’s how you can plan a budget-friendly trip.
The streets of Funchal are covered with festive lights, illuminations and decorations, turning the wide avenues and squares into a wonderland of light and flowers.
Renowned NYC Chef George Mendes to lead new Sagres Vacations Culinary Tour of Portugal Stops include Portugal’s top culinary destinations and an opportunity to sample local cuisine with former Top Chef Masters contestant
Azores Airlines business class is aboard all the new A321neos. With the widest single-aisle cabin on the market, every A321neo offers modern comfort – wide business class seats, just 4 seats per aisle, inflight streaming movies and TV shows, an elegant meal with wine, as well as lounge access,