Tuesday, April 25, 2017
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Senhor Cabo

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Senhor Cabo hopes to keep you posted on all the latest and best activities that are happening in and around Cape Town, with a Portuguese flavour of course.

Government looks to change divorce law

The government is looking to make changes to the country’s divorce laws which have stood for more than 50 years. Among new proposals are that...

Algarve to get deep water quake sensors

Portugal is one of several European countries that comprise a deep-sea observatory network, which monitors climate change, earthquakes and changes to sea ecosystems and...

Portuguese women step up

Facing a shortage of Roman Catholic priests, women churchgoers have stepped in to lead Sunday services in villages in southeastern Portugal, a sign the...

Portugal to become a year-round destination for surfers?

surfers
Associations, schools and councils around Portugal say the country has “grown considerably as a year-round tourist destination” for surfers, especially in the last five...

Arroz de Braga

This is a popular rice dish from Portugal. The rice is cooked with ham, sausage, chicken thighs, red bell pepper, and cabbage. Ingredients 2 tablespoons...

Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese American Archives

The Ferreira-Mendes Portuguese-American Archives are named for the pioneer Portuguese-language radio and newspaper personality, Affonso Gil Mendes Ferreira and house the largest collection of...

Average property value rises in Portugal

Portugal Property
The average price of bank valuations for property in Portugal rose by €6 in January to €1,106 per square meter (m2), in January compared...

One-dish Portuguese-style hake bake

Hake
Hake baked with green peppers, chickpeas, tomatoes and olives; it's a quick dish that requires little cleanup afterwards (hooray!) Ingredients: 2 onions, thinly sliced 3 garlic cloves,...

More British and German tourists for Madeira Carnival

Tourists in Madeira spent an average of 133 euros a day per head during this year Carnival, in a period when hotel occupancy rates...

Portuguese Queen exhumed for her Coronation?

According to legend, in the mid-14th century a heart-broken King Peter (Pedro) I of Portugal exhumed the corpse of his lover to have her...

Portuguese Easter traditions & celebrations

easter
During the Holy Week, which marks the end of Lent in the run-up to Easter, the deeply Catholic country is steeped in religious ritual...

Lisbon in running for European Green Capital

Lisbon is one of five cities that are finalists to become European Green Capital 2019. The European Commission made the announcement on 5th of April...

The 15th-Century Monk Who Crowdsourced a Map of the World

If you had landed in Venice during the mid-15th century, you might have been accosted by a monk with a prominent nose and baggy,...

SA Teen Heading To Benfica

TEEN
South African teenager, Jess Rom, will get the chance to shine in Europe this month after jetting out to join up with Benfica for...