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Small Group Tours Portugal

Small-Group & Private Tours in Portugal Small-Group Travel in Portugal Big group tours are not our style. Each private tour accommodates a maximum of 10 passengers on a personalized itinerary to experience Portugal! It is the perfect solution for you that doesn’t have time to plan an independent vacation. Read here our suggestions: Small Group…

How to make Portuguese Egg Custard

What is Leite Creme? Leite Creme is a dessert made from custard. It is a soft mixture of milk, eggs, and sugar, with burnt sugar on top. Leite Creme is a Portuguese version of creme brûlée or Crema Catalana! You can read different translations: Cream Milk, Portuguese Egg Custard, or Portuguese Milk Custard. There is…

Portugal Pilgrimage Fatima

Our Lady of Fatima Shrine, Portugal How do you pronounce Fatima? A simple female name has two different forms to pronounce. You can hear the video below. In Portugal, it is similar to English-speaking pronunciation (UK). However, it is not a Portuguese name. It is a Muslim female name! Fatima means captivating. The first daughter…

What to see in Nazare

Best Things to Do in Nazaré, Portugal If you’re planning a trip to Nazaré, these are several of the best ways to spend your time. Praia da Nazare It is a crescent-shaped beach with golden sand and quiet water. But the fishing community settled on this beach for this reason! You can see the fishing…

Portugal New Year Breaks

Portugal New Year The summer holidays finished a few weeks ago. And now, you have already started to think about New Year’s Eve! Best Place to Spend New Year in Portugal The cities will be full of events so you can enjoy and have the most fun this New Year’s Eve! Madeira Portugal New Years

Portugal Culinary Tours

Food and Wine Tours: A Taste of Portugal Portugal is a vibrant country that’s full of life. It has old-fashioned villages and bustling cities. You’ll meet countless locals who will be eager to share their love of history, food, and fun. It’s no surprise that street festivals are commonplace in Portugal. The streets fill with…

6 Fantastic Things to Do in Coimbra

What To Do In Coimbra Everybody knows the Portuguese capital is Lisbon. But that is not the first capital of this old country! When was Coimbra the capital of Portugal? It all started in Guimarães, the birthplace of Portugal. Then the capital moved on to Coimbra. This city was Portugal’s capital until 1255. In that…

How To Make Caldo Verde

Typical Portuguese Soup Recipe: Caldo Verde Portugueses love soup! We eat more soup than salad! That is the best form of eating vegetables. At school, the children eat soup every day! At home, that is the same! That is a tradition. In the USA, that is typical for a child to drink milk at lunch….

Top 7 Unmissable Sintra Attractions

Must-See Places In Sintra, Portugal It is a magical city! Getting to know all its beauties would take many days and, even so, there would always be something to discover, in the corner of the village, mountain range, or secret beach. We select seven places you must visit in Sintra. Castle of the Moors It…

Budget Travel Portugal

Budget Trip to Portugal The first thing you should know when considering planning a trip is the travel budget! We selected a few questions for travelers who sent us before booking with us. Is Portugal expensive for tourists? Definitely not! Portugal is one of the cheapest countries in Europe.  You can travel around Portugal on…

What is Ginjinha

Ginjinha Liqueur Ginjinha is a Portuguese liqueur. This sweet liqueur is made of cherry. Why do we have this name? Because this infusing has a unique cherry, which the Portuguese name is Ginja (Prunus cerasus austera, Morello cherry). In Portuguese, Ginjinha is the diminutive name. That is a sour cherry. Ginja Liqueur’s History This liqueur…

Portuguese Fish Stew Recipe

Caldeirada Portuguese Fish Stew We don’t like to throw food away in Portugal. We enjoy it the most! Some traditional dishes in Portugal prove that, for example, Tripa à Moda do Porto (tripe) or Papa de Sarabulho (potatoes are cooked with pork blood, pork, ham, sausages, smoked sausage, cumin, lemon, and cornflour). Portuguese Fish Stew…