Thursday, June 21, 2018
Portugal's St Patrick relation

Portugal’s St Patrick relation

So we all know that yesterday was St Patricks day or St Paddy’s day as some have so casually put it. This saw many...
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...
Lisbon pride set in rich culture

Lisbon pride set in rich culture

Believe it or not, there are people who have not given Portugal a chance as a holiday destination. There are a few reasons for this,...
unknown tips to touring Portugal

Unknown tips to touring Portugal

Ok, so you’re thinking of going to Portugal but you have no clue what it will be like. Well, we have a few tips...
Wine made the Portuguese way

Familia Carneirinho making traditional wine

There is nothing better than enjoying a good glass of wine with your food or just to wind down after a long day. Wine is...
its bay leave day tomorrow

Tomorrow is Bay Leaf Day

They say variety is the spice of life, but there is one particular spice that seems to have found itself all over the world....
Making Mosselbay Portuguese once again

Making Mossel Bay Portuguese once again

On the 3rd February 1488, Bartholomèu Diaz and his Caravelle must have been a spectacular sight, arriving in Mossel Bay, equally so, I believe,...

A travel experience…trip from hell…hell no, I am safely home!! In...

It all started at Sunday afternoon, SA time. Marius, our farm manager took us to CTIA (Cape Town International Airport). Our flight was at...

Portuguese Forum donates trailer

A sense of security and safety with an added peace of mind is what any resident would want from their area. For residents of...

Portugal makes top 100

There is nothing better than to relax your mind in the greenery of pastures. The good news is that Portugal has made the list of...
Goa's 53 years of independence

Goa’s 53 years of independence

How many of us have heard of Goa? It’s a place in India which was under Portuguese rule during the Second World War. After the...
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...
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...
Portugal wine is #1

Portugal wine is #1

We all want a good wine and here in South Africa, we have no shortage thereof, with the vineyards of both Stellenbosch and Franschoek. But...