So, you are thinking of moving to Portugal? Big decision! Portugal is a wonderful place, but for most Americans it is also an enigma. We have a good idea of Italy, Spain, France and Holland - but not Portugal. Most don’t know much about its culture, food, people, or culture. Quick - name a Portuguese sculpture, or how about a famous Portuguese meat dish? How about a river or beach? Read more →


The Madeira Islands, an archipelago 750 miles southwest of Lisbon in the Atlantic Ocean, has a nearly perfect climate—warm all winter and never too hot in summer. Ancient volcanic cliffs that rise dramatically from the sea dominate Madeira’s fascinating landscape, with beautiful flora and fauna that lead to comparisons of Madeira with Hawaii. Read more →


Portugal’s climate is largely influenced by the Atlantic Ocean, meaning that the north of the country is cooler and rainier, and moving south along the coast the temperatures get higher. The south is sunny and drier, and the heat can be more intense. The islands, Madeira and the Azores, have year-round Atlantic climates. So, the real thing determining the ideal time to travel to Portugal is the amount of tourists you will encounter, rather than the temperatures you might face Read more →


September 13 will be a magical date for all Harry Potter fans around the world Portugal's Livraria Lello presents a show at the Coliseu Porto AGEAS to mark the worldwide debut of the book ‘Harry Potter Magical Places’, a special co-production edition with Insight Editions, inspired by the Harry Potter... Read more →


The magnificent Christmas light decorations all over Funchal, together with the fantastic New Year’s Eve fireworks and activities make Madeira Island one of the most attractive ‘réveillon’ destinations, to which already so many people return every year to experience this special ambience over and over again. Read more →


It has 66 rooms, spa and indoor pool, gym, restaurant, bar with street terrace, garden courtyard, rooms with view over the city and a meeting space. This is the group's second hotel in Porto, following the acquisition of the 4-star Hotel Teatro, now the PortoBay Hotel Teatro, in December last year. Read more →


Program transforms ruins into hotels and investments LISBON, PORTUGAL – The Portuguese Government’s successful Revive program, launched in 2016, added 15 new monuments and historic sites to the list of properties available for private investment targeting their conversion into hotel and other investment opportunities. The new list includes forts, palace,... Read more →


This is the tale of Civil War. A bloody conflict of brother against brother, one that was brewing for years, and was fought over basic human rights and freedoms. This is the tale of Portugal’s Civil War – and its legacy that persists today. From 1828 to 1834 two brothers faced off in war to decide the future of their shared nation. Read more →


In summer 2015, TAP operated 16 flights across the Atlantic, from its two U.S. gateways, Newark Liberty and Miami International.   By summer 2020, the 71 flights represent an increase of 344percent, from its now eight gateways, in just five years. Read more →