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5 Places to Get Portuguese Cuisine While in Portugal

Have you ever visited another country, only to find it nearly impossible to find a restaurant in the area that serves the local cuisine? With more and more international foods becoming popularized globally, it seems authenticity is beginning to lose its strength, but fear not! We’ve found 5 places in Portugal where you can taste

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Before Their Time: The Levada Walks

The Levada Walks are irrigation canals that can be found on the archipelago of Madeira in Portugal. They offer more than just water, though, as many travellers head to them for a memorable hiking experience. Roughly translated into “carriageway”, the Levada Walks are, essentially, small canals that are used for the purpose of irrigation, drawing

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Attend the World Music Festival in Sines, Portugal

Appreciate the sounds of the world as you celebrate among many cultures at the World Music Festival in Sines, Portugal. Since 1999, the World Music Festival (Festival Músicas do Mundo, or “FMM”, for short) has been held annually in Sines, Portugal at the end of July by the charming castle that the city is known

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Visit the Secret Villages of Portugal

The villages of Portugal have managed to keep their historic appeal over the centuries. Consider stopping by one of these areas for a true feel of Portugal’s heritage. For over 900 years, Portugal’s villages have been kept as the country’s best-kept secret. Built upon the peaks of hilltops, the location allowed defenders to see great

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Become a Part of the Estoril Open in Portugal

The Estoril Open is a tennis match held in Portugal each year at the end of March/beginning of April. Every year in March, tennis aficionados gather at the Estoril Coast in Portugal to become a part of the Estoril Open. Whether you’re participating as a competitor, or simply watching the game, there is an air

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Parque das Na̵̤es, Lisbon РBetter Than Your Average Park

As far as parks go, Lisbon is a great contender with its Parque das Nações … spend an entire day exploring the many wonders the park offers. The Parque das Nações in Lisbon is not your average park. Initially created for the Expo ’98 World Exhibition, it sits along the Tagus river and prominently displays

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Top 5 Bed & Breakfast Houses in Lisbon

Many travellers prefer to experience the informal and personal luxury of staying at a bed and breakfast as opposed to a hotel. Lisbon has a long list of available B&B’s you can check out, but here are our top 5 picks … The House The House was built by the owner’s grandfather and designed to

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