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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 became Portugal’s capital until 1255. In that…

How can I get to Portugal?

Where do you fly into for Portugal? There are regular direct flights to Portugal from various European and North American destinations. The three main airports in Portugal are Porto Airport (OPO), Lisbon Airport (LIS), and Faro Airport (FAO) in the Algarve. The Lisbon airport is the primary entrance when traveling from another country. But sometimes…

Pears Port Wine Sauce Recipe

Pears Poached in Ruby Port With Spices That is my favorite dessert! When I visit Porto, I always order Pears with Port Wine in the local restaurant. It is a sweet dessert with a strong flavor of spices. This recipe is perfect for family dinners because you can prepare it a few days in advance….

Hiking in Portugal

Hiking in Portugal: Some of the Best Trails Come with us to Portugal Hiking Trails. With winter upon us, my thoughts have turned to the upcoming holiday season. More people than you would think travel to Portugal during the holidays. Visitors fascinated by Portugal are growing weary of its sprawling urbanizations. This is why the…

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…

Portuguese CornBread Recipe

Learn to make Portuguese Cornbread To know a country and its people, you have to know its food. Our food tour takes you the way beyond the usual tourist experience to get to know the real Portugal. Tasting, smelling, going to the oldest shops with all Portugal’s local products. And finally, you will learn to…

Eat like a local in Portugal

How to Eat Out Like a Local in Portugal Are you planning to visit Portugal? And you need more information about traditional Portuguese food. Here, you have one resume! Try to eat like a local in Portugal. Let’s start at the very beginning! Before knowing the names of specific Portuguese pastries or bread. It’s nice…

Portugal Itinerary 7 Days

7 Days in Portugal: Where To Go In Portugal During these unsettling times, we believe you are thinking about your next travel! So, keep your travel dream alive during tough times. Nothing will stop our wanderlust! Life is also about dreaming. If we should stay at home, for now, you can plan your next vacation…

Plan Your Trip: Our Top Travel Tips for Algarve

Tips for Visiting the Algarve, Portugal The first idea is that it is a destination for tourist who loves the sun and the beach. But the Algarve has different tourist attractions. For example, Faro is the perfect city for tourists who want to visit the historical building and explore local restaurants and nature. You can…

Portuguese Sangria Recipe

How to make Portuguese Sangria Sangria is the best wine cocktail for a hot day. This recipe comes from chef Vasco, our hostess, during a Portugal Food Tours – cooking vacation. Our chef Vasco usually makes this drink for our travelers to quench their thirst! In this photo, you can see Susan and Melissa (mother…

Things You Must Know About Sardine Cannery

Sardine Factory Cannery Portuguese loves Sardine, and this fish is considered a national icon! This small fish is everywhere in Portugal! You can find out in the local market, restaurants, souvenir stores, museums, art galleries, etc. For that reason, our groups visit a Sardine Cannery during the trip to Portugal Cooking Vacations. Sardine Can History…

Our Favorite Portuguese Sausages and Cured Meats

The Most Popular Portuguese Sausages and Cured Meats The first artificial refrigeration was invented by William Cullen, a Scottish scientist, in 1748. First to look like the modern refrigerator appeared in 1913. But, it was a luxury product! Only a few families had this electro domestic! The solution was to create varied sausages to preserve…