Saturday, September 23, 2017
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...
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...
Top 10 Things You Didn't Know About Portugal

Top 10 Things You Didn’t Know About Portugal

Portugal is famous for its beaches, food and Cristiano Ronaldo… but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. As a nation, Portugal is not much...
Kearsarge attacking Allabama

There comes the Alabama

Every New Year the streets of Cape Town ring with this song, sung by the choirs of “Cape Minstrels". Daar kom die Alibama, Die Alibama die...

International food fair, a taste for all

Are you wondering what’s for lunch this Saturday? Why not spoil yourself for choice with the tantalizing variety of foods that will be available...

A Little Portugal in New York

When I went to New York to participate in the World Congress of Academias do Bacalhau, I was not expecting to find a pleasant...
A cock a doodle doo to you too

A cock a doodle doo to you too

Dear Mr Rooster, It is just after 02h00, New Year’s morning, 2010, and the 1st day of a New Year. I know you might not...
Festivities of fun and blessings this weekend

Festivities of fun and blessings this weekend

Tomorrow is the 25th anniverary of the Blessing of the Fishing Fleet Festival which takes place at North Wharf, V & A Waterfront on...

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...

De Verzamelaar has Portuguese roots

The Dutch/Afrikaans press was established largely as a reaction to the liberal views of Fairbairn in the South African Commercial Advertiser, Particularly regarding issues...

Portugal through the eyes of a Lowlander

Portugal through the eyes of a Lowlander - What would a Scot and a Brit be doing in Portugal you might ask, well, all...

A simple Christmas lunch made with love

In August when we were here, we went to visit José's family in Ponta do Pargo. They invited us for Christmas lunch and told...
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...

Champagne Friday

When our kids are quizzed at school as to what they will do on the weekend, they will always start with “Well, Friday is...