Christmas in Evora

Christmas in Evora

Christmas is without any doubt a special moment for all of us, it is a time for being better and more tolerant towards, it represents a magical time when everyting is possible if asked with an opened and truthful heart. Christmas is also the time to gather with your loved ones and make a wish for the next year.  If you wish to celebrate next Christmas in a wonder land, then I suggest you imagine Christmas in Evora. This is a great place, where you will feel the warmth of the holiday but at the ... [ read more ]

Portuguese craftsmanship

Portuguese craftsmanship

The fame of the Portuguese people lies not only in their daring spirit that led to the Golden Age of Discoveries, but also in their creativity and knowledge in different fields like ceramics, prints, embroideries, leather that all reflect the Portuguese craftsmanship. The diversity in styles and colors, characteristic for this part of Europe combined with the finest techniques (traditional or modern ones) impress the eyes of the tourists. Handcrafts of Minho Probably the most known Portugues... [ 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 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 ]