Thursday, November 15, 2018
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CELEBRATING BARTOLOMEU DIAS EPIC VOYAGE

The 4th of February 2018 commemorates 530 years that Bartolomeu Dias disembarked on a remote beach in the East African Coast. The place became known...

Sardine: the Elusive Catch

The International Council for the Exploration of the Sea (ICES) has recommended that sardine fishing in Portugal should be suspended for a minimum of...

What The Portuguese Left Behind

By 1505 then Ceylon Island, known to the civilized world as Serendib, had over the centuries, experienced a variety of cultural influences, mainly because...

Medieval Portugal a tourism attraction

With the arrival of spring and during the summer, Medieval Fairs and Historical Recreations are performed in several towns throughout Continental Portugal, Madeira and...

Normal mother V.S Portuguese mother

1. When you tell a normal mother you have a new boyfriend, she’ll ask about him, his family and where he’s from. A Portuguese mother will ask you all...

Saldanha, the man who discovered the Cape

History in most cases cannot be rewritten, even when the chronicles of day register the incorrect facts. One historical misconception is that Bartolmeu Dias or...

MUDE the History of Design and Fashion in Central Lisbon

The Bocca sofa also known as Marylin Lips, the famous portaits of Michael Jackson, Madonna and Grace Jones, and the tiny BMW Isetta: each item represents a period of the 20th...

Manuel de Brito to be showcased

Three major exhibitions of mainly Portuguese art, one of which features many works offered by prominent artists to the gallery owner and collector Manuel...
Wine

US Becomes Main Export Market For Portuguese Wine

The US has become the largest export destination for Portuguese wines, replacing long-time leader Angola. Last year, sales to the North American market grew more...
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Cant Skip Portugal

The only detail missing is the price tag: Turismo de Portugal launched its latest promotional campaign today with the first of four videos designed...
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German pianist Bernd Glemser live in Algarve

Bernd Glemser, the celebrated German pianist, will give two concerts in the Algarve during May. The first will be on Tuesday, May 16 and...

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...
Wine

Portugal spending EU cash on wine and women?

Jeroen Dijsselbloem, the chairman of Eurogroup is under fire after an interview in a German newspaper where he accused Southern European countries of wasting...