A short tour guide of Tomar

A short tour guide of Tomar

If you are passionate about history and if the stories about the adventures of the Templar Knights are among your favorites, then, the post A short tour guide of Tomar will surely be appreciated. Why? Well, it was in the 12 century that the Templers built their first castle in this part of Portugal, which is located approximately 85 miles from Lisbon. The castle served also as a defense against the foreign attacks. The city became truly important for Portugal during the expansion of Henry, t... [ read more ]

A short guide of Braga

A short guide of Braga

Every time I come to BragaI have the same feeling: as if I came back to the historical heart of Portugal, to its Christian roots, the moment when everything started making sense for humanity. Though it might seem like a philosophical approach towards a small city, quite unknown to the large public, a short guide of Braga only tries to present some of the most significant events from its history, essential to its present development. No future without a glorious past Most of the tourists who ... [ read more ]

 Short guide for tourists in Porto

Short guide for tourists in Porto

If you haven’t many any plans for this week-end but you feel like engaging in a new and exciting adventure, I have the perfect option for you. Choose to experience for a few days the marvelous Portuguese atmosphere in the vibrant city of Porto. You will start by wandering through the cobbled streets of Porto and admiring the crumbling and colored building recognized by UNESCO as a world heritage, then, make a stop to admire the architecture of Sao Francisco Church and Clerigos Tower and finall... [ read more ]

A short guide for tourists in Lisbon

A short guide for tourists in Lisbon

From the outstanding combination of tradition and innovation reflected both in its classical and modern edifices to the wonderful and unforgettable atmosphere you discover every step of the way, Lisbon, the capital of Portugal is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. “A short guide for tourists in Lisbon” brings you some of the most important aspects of the Lisbon’s history, culture and civilization, about a city that will captivate you from the very first moment. Historical b... [ 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 ]