Wednesday, October 18, 2017
bernd glemser

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...

Pope Francisco In Fatima

Pope Francis led hundreds of thousands of pilgrim faithful in the recitation of the Holy Rosary on Friday evening in Fatima, Portugal, where the...

Portugal Highest Wine Consumption

Figures have shown that Portugal is the country that drinks the most wine per inhabitant. In its annual report, the International Wine Organisation said that...
Lusito

Lusito Land Festival Menu Announced

PORTUGAL’S ever-popular sugary fartura is the centrepiece of this year’s annual culinary showcase, the Lusito Land Festival which will take place from April 26...

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...
easter

Portuguese Easter traditions & celebrations

During the Holy Week, which marks the end of Lent in the run-up to Easter, the deeply Catholic country is steeped in religious ritual...
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...

12 days of Christmas – Portuguese style

We are often asked what Christmas in Portugal is like – and in many respects it is similar to the UK. 12 nativity scenes As a...

Mimi Jardim’s New Portuguese Cook Book: My Portuguese Feast

Portuguese South African cookery doyenne Mimi Jardim fueled by a love of good food and family and garnished with lashings of nostalgia. My Portuguese Feast...

Blessing Of The Fishing Fleet

The most successful charity institutions are mission orientated, with effective governance and dedicated staff.  The Portuguese Cultural and Welfare Organisation is a clear example of...

Culinary hidden treasures: Lisbon

The expression “good value for money” is frequently interpreted as a compromise between lower quality and a price bargain. The rule does not apply however...

Dom Pedro “The Wandering Prince”

The poet Luis de Camoes called the sons of the King D. João I the “Illustrious Generation”, to pay tribute to the influence that...
Commodore of the Good Hope

Commodore of the Good Hope

The attraction of the high seas and  far horizons has been  the hallmark  of Vitor Medina, who recently ascended to the rank of Commodore...

Bloodless Bullfighting

A distinct type of bloodless bullfighting is practised in California's Central Valley. In this historically Portuguese-settled area, a form of bullfight has developed in...