Chestnuts, wine and hiking, oh my!
That waxy thing that you eat the bean and spit out the skin is called a tremoço. In Portugal tremolos, or Lupini Beans, are a salty snack. You enjoy them by removing the skin in your mouth and tossing the waxy skin away. Tremoços are great with a beer (Sagres or Super Bock).
How about a swim at natural pools of Porto Moniz? They were formed by volcanic lava, naturally filled with Atlantic seawater. If you're traveling with your family, these pools will guarantee fun times here on Madeira Island. And don't forget: take some great pictures and share them with us!
In 1974 Licor de Merda was first made in the wine region of Cantanhede, near Coimbra. Portugal was going through a troubled period marked by political struggles. In this uncertain time, the so-called Liquor of Shit was crafted to "honor" the folks who then ruled Portugal. Almost a joke (obviously by the name) the drink sold well. 4764964076_64286684b3_b
The bifana is a traditional meal from Alentejo that usually goes with a nice vegetable soup and a beer. It is a pork steak fried with garlic and oliveoil. Tipically the bread is slightly toasted just before putting the steak in side and usually people when served open the bread and spread mustard on top.
Boston, MA-- Azores Airlines has a deal for those who dream about exploring Barcelona. Book your flight between August 16th to 31st, 2017 and for $544 round trip fly direct to Barcelona between October 20th to 28th, 2017 and from March 2nd to 24th, 2018.
Visitors to Portugal certainly have the country’s “grand” restaurants to consider, in addition to excellent seafood and meat restaurants, as well as dozens of “hot” eateries with cuisines hailing from Hong Kong to Hamburg to Hoboken. But no visitor should pass up lunch or dinner at one of Portugal’s hundreds and thousands of small restaurants that serve some of the most delicious and comforting food on earth.
TAP has Doubled Passenger Traffic Between the US and Portugal Since Last Year and, in July, Flew a Record 1.4 Million Passengers, up 21% Worldwide
Azores Airlines has a great deal for an Azores escape this winter. The airline is offering a package to two different islands (São Miguel and Terceira), including hotel and breakfast. The deal includes round trip non-stop air from Boston to Ponta Delgada (São Miguel) and a return connection to Terceira. Plus, get, four nights at a hotel in Ponta Delgada, two nights at another hotel in Terceira and breakfast – starting from $899 per person. All taxes and fees included!. Book before November 20th 2017.
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