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November 2016

Portugal's Madeira is a magnificent place of warm weather, huge mountains, and 200 years of hospitality. Those who know Madeira, know of its specialty "Milho Frito," a fried corn square not unlike a white corn polenta square. Milho Frito is an excellent accompaniment to a meal of grilled tuna or beef. Seasoned with local flavors, the recipe varies across the islands. Here is one variation: Read more →


Sunset Summit, promotes the country to the Web Summit’s participants. Read more →


Located on Portugal’s Atlantic Coast, Aveiro is the center of the Rota da Luz, or Route of Light, known for Art Nouveau buildings, modern architecture and historic sites. Aveiro for centuries based its economy on its fishing industry, salt-flats and canals but in recent years it has undergone a cultural renaissance, with new hotels, museums, and places to eat popping up across the city. It is considered one of Europe’s up and coming destinations. Read more →


Travel + Leisure has just announced its list of 17 nominees for the Travel + Leisure 2016 Destination of the Year accolade and Portugal is on the list. Now readers have until November 14th to vote it as THE Readers' Choice Destination of the Year Read more →