Culture… it defines a place and people. And, for a relatively small nation Portugal’s culture is remarkable. To the visitor these, nine centuries of Portuguese culture are manifest in a thousand different ways that make Portugal unique.
Cante Alentejano is a typical style of music in Alentejo exclusively involving voices. Mostly men get together to sing along lyrics about the life in region, traditions, family or love. Well coordinated, the singers can reach out to every listener emotions with their powerful voices.
Just book a round-trip flight from Boston to Ponta Delgada, São Miguel, between September 1stto September 30th– and you can visit a second island in the Azores of your choice. The interisland flight will be included. The deal is available for trips between January 10thand February 28th. To book just call (800) 762-9995 and ask for the “Island Hopper.”
When planning your next trip, you can take a few steps to help ensure the happiest, healthiest, most stress-free vacation possible. This is especially important for those who are traveling with allergies or other health conditions. Here’s how to make the most of your time off...
Golegã is the Portuguese city outside Lisbon known for its horsemanship. Held since the 16th century, every year in November the town hosts a 10 days festivity known as Feira do Cavalo, where games, jumping shows, races and demonstrations with horses are offered. Riders and breeders come from all over the place to take part in the event, that is also rich for its entertainment, food and the celebration of São Martinho.
Kids up to 11 years of age will love the wonders of the Azores: Europe just 4 hours away
Manjar do Marques is a restaurant just outside the Pombal exit in the highway connecting Porto and Lisbon, A1. It's famous for serving the typical Portuguese tomato rice always fresh made. Costumers pay for the great appetizers like pataniscas, bolinhos de bacalhau or petinga and the rice is all-you-can-eat. The deserts are delicious and the waiters carrying big rice pots always pay attention to your dish to keep it served.
In Portugal, there's a typical saying whenever someone leaves but forgets to close the door behind them. "és de Braga?" or Are you from Braga? is the common reaction. But some people have no idea why, here's a possible explanation
Momondo just choose the 9 best beaches in Portugal ideal for vacations this year. And here they are...
Traveling is a wonderful privilege with so many benefits. When we travel, we improve our communication and social skills as we adapt to new surroundings. Traveling helps break you out of a rut and re-sets the mind to being presentin the moment. The activities we engage in while traveling are...