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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

Discovering Belem, one of Lisbon’s jewels

June 29, 2011 |

Belem is a wonderful Lisbon parish where you can find Hieronymites monastery, the Monument to the Discovers or the Belem Tower and other places of interest.

Set on a magical scenario by Tagus River, Belem, one of the most beautiful … Read More

Pastel de Belem, a treat of the Portuguese pastry

June 26, 2011 |

Pastel de Belem is an unforgetable treat, that can only be found at Antiga Confeitaria de Belem, a pastry shop by Hieronymites monastery.

The aroma when the waiter serves you a pastel de Belem is the first thing to take … Read More

Majestic Café

June 25, 2011 | | One Comment

Café Majestic is more than just a café. It’s one of the symbols of Oporto, a place with history, attended by prominent Portuguese figures.

In the heart of Oporto, on Santa Catarina street, Majestic café is more than just a … Read More