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Mafra National Palace

August 8, 2011 | | 2 Comments

The impressive Mafra National Palace from the 18th century is known by its Basilica with the carilons as well as the magnificent Library

Mafra National Palace (Palácio Nacional de Mafra) raises majestic over Mafra and it seems like a giant … Read More

Paula Rego, an outstanding artist

August 8, 2011 | | One Comment

Paula Rego is an amazing painter internationally famed. Portugal honored her with the opening of Casa das Histórias, a museum devoted to her

Paula Rego was born in Lisbon on 26 January 1935. Raised in a liberal family, the painter … Read More

Casa das Historias Paula Rego

August 8, 2011 |

Casa das Historias Paula Rego is more than a museum devoted to the famed Portuguese artist Paula Rego, is a place where art is to be enjoyed and lived.

Casa das Historias Paula Rego is much more than a museum. … Read More

Muxama

August 4, 2011 | | 5 Comments

Tuna fish muxama is a gastronomic treat, which origins go back to the Arab occupation of the Iberian Peninsula, served mostly in the Algarve

Muxama is a delicacy typical of the south region of the Iberian Peninsula, consisting of filleted … Read More

Saramago, an immortal writer

August 4, 2011 |

Jose Saramago was one of the most important Portuguese writers, having been the first one to receive the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1988.

Saramago was born in 1922 in Azinhaga, a small village of Ribatejo into a poor family … Read More

Amalia Rodrigues, the Queen on Fado

August 4, 2011 |

Amalia Rodrigues, forever considered the “Voice of Portugal”, was responsible for putting Fado under the spotlight of the world music scene.

Amalia Rodrigues is the “Queen of Fado”, the greatest exponent of this Portuguese music style. In fact, it was … Read More

Zmar camping, a 5 star camping in Alentejo

August 4, 2011 |

Zmar camping is an amazing spot both for camping lovers and for those who prefer all the luxuries of a 5 star hotel, situated near Zambujeira do Mar

My accommodation suggestion is a unique camping that will meet all your … Read More

Convent of Christ, living history

July 31, 2011 |

Convent of Christ, situated in the city of Tomar, is one of the most emblematic and singular Portuguese monuments and also a World Heritage site since 1983.

The Convent of Christ, situated in Tomar, is one of Portugal’s most important … Read More

Cabanas de Tavira, a secret refuge

July 31, 2011 |

Cabanas de Tavira is a charming fishing village with a sandy beach of warm waters, away from the crowds that invade Algarve every summer. It’s my refuge!

Cabanas de Tavira, recently elected the favourite Iberian beach by the readers of … Read More

Santana, the Biosphere Reserve of Madeira

June 29, 2011 |

Santana in Madeira is a natural paradise on Earth, recognized by the UNESCO, that named it a Biosphere reserve and a Natural Heritage Site.

Located in the northern part of the Madeira island, Santana is worldwide famous for its small triangular houses … Read More