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Expat Guide: Moving to Lisbon

Moving to a new city is always daunting, especially if you are relocating to a whole new country. If you are moving to Lisbon...

Vaccinations in Portugal: The Portuguese Vaccine System

Portugal is known for having an effective national vaccination program and generally a positive public attitude towards vaccines. The vaccination rate in Portugal for...

Douro Valley

Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Douro Valley should be on the top of your list if you are visiting the North...

1-Week Portugal Itinerary: Where to Spend 7 Days in Portugal

Millions of tourists travel to Portugal every year, but it can be hard to figure out where to go. Luckily, this 1-Week Portugal Itinerary...

8 Most Beautiful Castles and Palaces in Portugal

One of the oldest countries in Europe, it is no surprise that Portugal features hundreds of stunning castles and palaces. All around the country,...

Guide to Driving in Portugal

A country best explored by car, Portugal allows tourists from the EU and US to drive with their local driving licenses. However, it might...

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Undoubtedly one of the most famous Portuguese liquors, known and loved all over Portugal, Ginjinha is starting to gain international notoriety. Ginjinha or just...

Távora-Varosa Wines

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How to Get Portuguese Citizenship

Under the Passport Power Rank, Portugal ranks number 3 for being the most powerful passport, along with other countries such as Switzerland and Belgium....

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Bacalhau: Understanding the Portuguese Obsession with Cod

Oven-baked, with cream, à Brás, à Gomes de Sá, the options are endless. The Portuguese say that there are 1001 ways to cook cod, also...

Guide to Destination Weddings in Portugal

With over 300 days of Mediterranean sun, Portugal is the perfect place for a destination wedding, boasting 17 UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Europe's westernmost...

20 Best Beaches in Portugal

With more than 300 days of sun a year and over 1500 kilometers of Atlantic ocean coastline, Portugal has countless golden sand beaches, some...

Portugal Survival Guide

Everything you need to know before traveling to Portugal Planning to travel to Portugal? As the oldest country in Europe, Portugal has a culturally rich...


If you’re looking for a summer holiday in Portugal, Albufeira is an awesome option for you! Albufeira is the largest and most energetic of...

History and Culture

11 Things Portugal is Famous For

While Cristiano Ronaldo might be on top of everyone's list, Portugal is known for a variety of topics from music and food to politics....

Portugal during World War II: Was Portugal Really Neutral?

Portugal was officially neutral during World War II, but was this really the case?  At the beginning of the war, Portugal was under the...





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