Portuguese wines

Portuguese wines

  Discovering Portugal in all its wonders and glory cannot be complete without experiencing the flavors of the Portuguese wines. “The older the wine, the better it gets” seems to be the perfect definition for centuries of rich tradition of Portuguese vineyards and wines.Portugal is prosperous in wine regions, each with its own distinctive sorts of grapes and producing process, resulting in more than one hundred types of wines, the most famous being:  Madeira Wines, Vinho Verde, ... [ read more ]

The flavors of Portuguese cuisine

The flavors of Portuguese cuisine

  Whether you are visiting Portugal for a few days or for a longer period, for business or for holidays, one cannot leave this spectacular country without tasting a bit of its culinary wonders, without experiencing the flavors of Portuguese cuisine. Former empire, symbol of the Golden age of Discoveries, Portugal represents a mixture of divine flavors, colors, spices and tastes, all brought from the very countries that used to be Portuguese colonies hundreds of years ago. Let’s ... [ read more ]

The seven natural wonders of Portugal (Part I)

The seven natural wonders of Portugal (Part I)

  A magical combination of history, culture, traditions and surprising landscapes with warm waters and sunny beaches, Portugal represents the perfect destination for the wanderer spirits. “The seven wonders of Portugal” are completed by “The seven natural wonders of Portugal”, a collection of the most astonishing natural spots in the Portuguese territory. The winners, divided into seven categories are: Laurel Forest (Madeira Island) in the Forestry and Forests category, Pene... [ read more ]

The seven wonders of Portugal (Part II)

The seven wonders of Portugal (Part II)

Bewildered so far by the 28 meters high walls of GuimareasCastle, (Cradle of the Portuguese nation), by the greatest Cistercian church in Europeand by Obidos, one of the most preserved medieval towns on the continent? Then you will appreciate the remaining Seven Wonders of Portugal: Batalha’s Monastery, Jeronimos Monastery,Pena National Palace and Belem Tower. Mosteiro de Batalha ( Batalha’s Monastery) In a time of kings, glory and fierce wars, the bond between man and God was strong... [ read more ]

The Seven Wonders of Portugal (Part I)

The Seven Wonders of Portugal (Part I)

The hanging gardens, Temple of Artemis, the Pyramids of Egypt, Colossus of Rhodes, Statue of  Zeus, the Mausoleum of Halicarnasus, Pharos of Alexandria, the stories and mysteries that surround the Seven Wonders of the World still remain as fascinating and attracting to people as in the ancient times. In 2007, Portuguese people decided to present to the world their Seven Wonders of Portugal (Sete Maravilhas de Portugal), seven stories of the most beautiful, meaningful and symbolic places in Port... [ read more ]

Exploring Portugal

Exploring Portugal

Located in the western part of the Iberian Peninsula, opened towards the Atlantic Ocean, Portugal was called by Luiz Vaz de Camoes (Portuguese writer), the place "where the land ends and the sea begins". Mountainous in the north, reaching the highest pick at Mount Pico with 2351 meters, enriched with fields in the center and southern regions, Portugal has the perfect landscape for an adventurous and unforgettable journey. So prepare to be amazed at every step!  Exploring Portugal   - Over... [ read more ]