Discovering Evora

Discovering Evora

We are continuing our journey in the beautiful Portugal and we are thinking of spending some quality time discovering Evora. This recognized UNESCO World heritage city (impressing the tourists with its well preserved center and monuments) is located in the region of Alentejo, 150 km south east from Lisbon and 80 km from the Spanish border. We will start by bringing to light some of the most remarkable historical moments in the history of Evora and then, suggesting some of the spots you should vi... [ read more ]

Porto, Portugal’s cultural capital

Porto, Portugal’s cultural capital

Porto, the second biggest city in Portugal also a significant cultural center and one of the most appealing spots for the artistic spirits. Its important museums, festivals, art galleries, theaters, cinemas and other artistic manifestations that attract thousands of visitors every year are probably the main reasons for calling Porto, Portugal’s cultural capital. Take a short tour with the help of this article below and decide for yourself if Porto is really a city worth visiting - which I am ... [ 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 ]