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Portugal has more palaces than you can storm in a short trip, but one family makes a noble effort

November 9, 2011 |

You go on vacation, you pack a book or two, right? So I dutifully tossed my copy of Nick Tosches’ I’m-told-brilliant biography of Jerry Lee Lewis, Hellfire, into my carry-on bound for Portugal, a destination I’d been promised would include … Read More

Rare book by Damião de Góis stolen in Frankfurt

November 3, 2011 |

Thieves stole a rare 16th-century Portuguese written by humanist philosopher Damião de Góis in Frankfurt, Germany.

by the Portuguese American Journal

Thieves stole a rare 16th-century Portuguese book estimated to be worth 18,500 euros ($25,500), in Frankfurt, at the world’s … Read More

Wine: Portugal’s ‘classic’ harvest

October 29, 2011 |

This year, Portugal’s Douro Valley, the source of much high-value wine, enjoyed exceptional weather and a “classic” harvest

by Dave McIntyre at Washington Post

The recent harvest wasn’t a disaster everywhere, after all. Portugal’s Douro Valley, the source of much … Read More

There’s more than Port to Portugal these days

October 29, 2011 | | One Comment

Portugal is best known for its fortified reds and its delicate, floral whites, but its dry red wines, are fun, flavorful and fit the budget.

by Baltimoresun.com

Merlot has had its day. So has cabernet sauvignon and pinot noir. Malbec … Read More

Electronic tolls

August 29, 2011 |

The content of this post is outdated due to recent changes in the number of highways affected. Please read the new Portugal Electronic Tolls roads updated information

There are some highways in Portugal on which the tolls are electronic only. It … Read More

Castelo de Bode dam and lake, Tomar, Portugal

August 22, 2011 |

Castelo de Bode dam and lake, located near Tomar city, is an amazing place where the green of the pine tree woods met the crystal blue of the Zêzere river. It is an enchanted place of peace and tranquility waiting … Read More