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Portuguese Bridges - April 25th Bridge

30 Dec 2019 2 minute read 2 comments portugal

What is now known as the 25th of April bridge was originally known as the Salazar Bridge, although its official name is Bridge over the Tejo. It's currently a road-rail bridge, but it was not always so. It is the link between Lisbon and Almada, cross...

Portuguese Palaces - Palace Monserrate

29 Dec 2019 2 minute read 0 comments portugal

Sintra is one of the places of Portugal classified as World Heritage.The magical environment that combines the natural landscape with its various monuments contributes much to this. In the place where today we find the Monserrate Palace, a Mozara...

Streets of Sin !

28 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments CutterMutter

Bourboun street in New Orleans, Walking street in Pattayya, Burgos street in Manila, Pham street in Saigon and Street 136 in Phenom Penh ! These are streets that openly offer wares that are disapproved of, sanctioned or even illegal in most parts of...

Visit Portugal - Portuguese Coast, Figueira da Foz

28 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

Figueira da Foz, located at the mouth of the Mondego, is a nice town of Beira Litoral that has become one of the most famous beach towns in Portugal. This fame develops from XIX, when bourgeois families came to take therapeutic "baths". Famous, abov...

Visit Portugal - Portuguese Coast, Faro - Algarve

27 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

The city of Faro, the capital of the Algarve, is separated from the Atlantic by a lagoon that distances it from its beaches, which means that it does not retain tourists who are looking for sun and beach and who usually go to other coastal locations....

Visit Portugal - Portuguese Coast, São Martinho do Porto

26 Dec 2019 1 minute read 0 comments portugal

The beach of São Martinho do Porto, with about 3 km of shell-shaped beach, is the beach with the largest affluence of Alcobaça, Portugal which isn't surprising considering the natural beauty of its bay, and that on the promenade is home to numerous t...

Portuguese Palaces - Palace Hotel do Bussaco

25 Dec 2019 2 minute read 0 comments portugal

Palácio Hotel do Bussaco, located in Luso, Mealhada municipality, is a Manueline-inspired building built on a project by the Italian architect Luigi Manini, set designer of the São Carlos National Theater in Lisbon and responsible, among others, for...

Portuguese Traditions - Christmas

24 Dec 2019 2 minute read 0 comments portugal

The Christmas Crib is one of the main Portuguese Christmas traditions, especially if the person is of Catholic and Christian religion. On the day the Christmas tree is set up, which can usually vary from December 1 to 8, by tradition, the Christmas C...

Portuguese Monuments - Torre dos Clérigos, Porto

23 Dec 2019 2 minute read 0 comments portugal

The São Pedro dos Clérigos Brotherhood Church, in Porto, is organized into three juxtaposed bodies church, brotherhood dependency and bell tower (Torre dos Clérigos) the latter having such a visual impact that it has become the city's ex-libris....

Visit Portugal - Portuguese Coast, Sines - Alentejo

22 Dec 2019 1 minute read 2 comments portugal

The town of Sines is located at the tip of Cabo de Sines, in the region of Alentejo, Portugal. This village, known as the birthplace of the famous Vasco da Gama, can be seen at the edge of an amphitheater-shaped cliff to the west by the Church of No...