Thursday, November 15, 2018
10 Products "Made in Portugal" You Should Check Out!

10 Products “Made in Portugal”

Portugal is a southern European country that has the oldest borders in all of Europe. Its proud history can be felt all throughout the...
underwater pyramid found near portugal

Underwater pyramid discovered near Portugal

Thought that the pyramids only belonged to the Egyptians and the Mayans? Well think again, because a pyramid has been discovered within the region...
Portuguese Corte-Real brothers missing mystery

Portuguese Corte-Real brothers missing mystery

Ah, the Portuguese, known for their fish and chips shops. But in the middle ages, they were well known for being the world’s greatest...

Portuguese Forum a pillar in the community

The Portuguese community in South Africa is held together by the Portuguese Forum which was started in 2003. Manuel Esmeraldo decided to give us...

Portuguese of Jewish origin?

Does the surname indicate that a person has Jewish origin. What really makes the surname relevant, with Jewish, and the practice of Jewish traditions...
What is the Cantino Planisphere?

What is the Cantino Planisphere?

We all know that during the middle ages, the Portuguese were well known for their expeditions and explorations. One of the most profound artifacts of...
Agueda Portugal umbrella street

Umbrella Street fever in the air

Just one month to go! Can you believe it? Are you ready for the journey? What am I talking about you might be thinking to...

Japanese Tempura stolen from Portuguese?

Tempura, the well known Japanese cuisine know all around the world, Prawn Tempura being one of the most popular. But did you know that...
Let’s use our Portuguese “traits” to build the Rainbow nation

Let’s use our Portuguese “traits” to build the Rainbow nation

Speech by Manny de Freitas MP Distinguished ladies and gentlemen, The celebration of Madeira Day is an important one as the majority of the Portuguese community...
Madeirans to take part in the Marchas Populares de Santo Antonio em Lisboa

Madeirans to take part in the Marchas Populares de Santo Antonio...

A group of Madeirans travelled yesterday to Portugal’s capital, Lisbon to take part in the Marchas Populares de Santo Antonio em Lisboa for this...
Monsanto, Portugal

The most Portuguese town in Portugal

Let's face facts: Any place that has a superlative in its name is pretty much our jam. And Monsanto, Portugal is no exception. The ancient...
What is Banana Lovers Day?

What is Banana Lovers Day?

Yesterday was Banana Lovers Day! This is the celebration of one of the most popular fruits in the world. Did you know that the...
Dame Paula Rego a Portuguese visual artist

Dame Paula Rego a Portuguese visual artist

Rego was born on 26 January 1935 in Lisbon, Portugal. Her father was an electrical engineer who worked for the Marconi Company. Although this gave...
A little Bed Rock in Piodão Portugal

A little Bed Rock in Piodão Portugal

Remember those quirky characters from Bed Rock? Well the little town of  Piodão in Portugal would have sure made Fred and Wilma feel right...