Amusement parks in Portugal

Amusement parks in Portugal

Amusement parks are the places where dreams come true, where everything is possible and permitted. Who doesn’t remember the enthusiasm one felt while as a child he had the opportunity to drive a toy car or hop on a rollercoaster, memories shrouded in a cotton candy atmosphere? Although we have grown up, the attraction of these special places still remain and ever if we want to recognize it or not, we continue to miss those childhood places. If you plan a trip to the Iberian Peninsula, then mak... [ read more ]

A shopping trip to Portugal

A shopping trip to Portugal

  Who doesn’t like to go shopping? Whether it is for relaxing purposes, for having fun or for practical reasons, shopping in a foreign country is without any doubt one of the most looked for activities during one’s holidays. Of course, Portugal and its fascinating cities makes no exception. Regardless of the objects you want to buy, from cloths, bags, clocks or traditional objects, the biggest cities in Portugal have a lot of surprises in store for you. So start planning a shopping tri... [ read more ]

A short visit to Portuguese museums

A short visit to Portuguese museums

  Before telling yourself that going to a museum is probably a boring activity let me give you some good reasons that might change your mind. First of all a visit to a museum is a good way of learning, learning about a people’s culture, about the most representative personalities and pieces of art but it can also be very entertaining, especially for the kids. In Portugal, the value of museums is appreciated not only at a local level but also worldwide as many of the exhibits ar... [ read more ]

Best resorts and spas in Portugal

Best resorts and spas in Portugal

  Relaxing, enjoying your free time and feeling revitalized, these should be the key elements of a dream holiday. The perfect place to experience a well-disserved break from the stress of the daily existence and finding your inner balance are spas and resorts. The best resorts and spas in Portugal offer its guests outstanding facilities, professional staff and great atmosphere. Here are a few of the most appreciated relaxing places in Portugal. Blue & Green Villalara Thalasa R... [ read more ]

Things you did not know about Portugal

Things you did not know about Portugal

  After finding out so many astonishing things about Portugal, about the seven wonders of Portugal, about the diversity in wines and cooking specialties, we may have the wrong impression that one knows almost every aspect about this former empire. You cannot be more wrong as I will shed light on things you did not know about Portugal. Prepared to say wow? Let’s get started then. Portuguese records Portuguese history is full of memorable events, of fascinating legends praising the c... [ read more ]

Basic information before visiting Portugal

Basic information before visiting Portugal

  You have decided to visit Portugal. You bought your plain tickets, you prepared a short itinerary with the places you want to see, you established the amount you are willing to spend and booked a room in a hotel. So everything seems perfect. If you do not want to experience any unpleasant surprises I suggest you should take into consideration some basic information before visiting Portugal. Here are some tips and advices that might come in handy to you while being in a foreign coun... [ read more ]

Short Guide to Portuguese Music

Short Guide to Portuguese Music

  After visiting so many wonderful places, it’s time to party! And what can be more pleasant than being carried back in time by the rhythms of Portuguese music, back when music was more than entertainment, when it represented a way of life. So put your dancing shoes on as you will discover a short guide to Portuguese music. Portuguese traditional music Who did not hear of the famous Portuguese music style called fado? This main traditional music, that means fate in Portuguese, ... [ read more ]

Portuguese traditions

Portuguese traditions

  Getting acquainted to the locals’ way of life, to the Portuguese traditions and cultural rituals that enrich the daily existence is one way of discovering Portugal to the fullest. The most important moments in this country’s evolution, from the Golden Age of Explorations to the present times are strongly connected to the religious and mythical symbols. Going back in time, we remember how the kings in Portugal’s history were bringing tokens of recognition to Virgin Mary for th... [ read more ]

The seven natural wonders of Portugal (Part II)

The seven natural wonders of Portugal (Part II)

  The seven natural wonders of Portugal is a concept, meant to create awareness in the entire world on the most amazing places created by nature in Portugal. Sure, you may think that natural spots like these can be discovered all over the Globe, but I bet that what you will find in Portugal, will bring you back to our country over and over again. Lagoa das Sete Cidades ( The lake of the seven cities) Emerald waters surrounded by a diversity of vegetation, the two lakes (the Green... [ read more ]