Friday, November 24, 2017

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...
Lisboa Baixa pombalina rua de Santa justa

How to Travel in Portugal on a Budget

Frank Bruni, an Op-Ed columnist for The New York Times once referred to Lisbon as "faded imperial glory on the cheap". Those words echo...
Night of Mystery

Night of mystery

Wednesday night saw a group of 90-100 people in for a night of mystery and intrigue. The event which was hosted by Maria Alves and...
51 Years of Standing Together

51 Years of Standing Together

On the 25 October the Casa de Porveiros held their 51st birthday celebration. Looking at the celebration made we think about what it means to...
Trip through the vineyards in Stellenbosch

Annual Blessing of the Vines

We invite you to join us for the 16th Annual Blessing of the Vines which will take place on Nagenoeg Farm on Saturday, 24...
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...