WHAT TO BRING FROM PORTUGAL
1. Bakalyau (translated from Portuguese - “cod”) - the main dish of the country. Cod in Portugal has long been popular (especially among the poor), so in the local cuisine…

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Group and individual sightseeing tours to Portugal, cruises in Portugal and Spain
“Perfect vacation” - myth or reality? An ideal vacation for each person. For some, it’s carefree entertainment, for others, educational excursions, for the third, extreme adrenaline-boosting, for the fourth, a…

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We calculate the budget of a trip to Portugal: Tourist tax
Active travelers are aware that in many European cities they have to pay additional tourist fees. The cost per night in hotels varies from 0.75 to 5 euros. Depends on…

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Portugal, holidays and tours to Portugal

A rich history elevates Portugal to a high pedestal, because this means that tourists will have interesting excursions to historical places, some of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In addition, Portugal has unspoiled nature, olive groves, spiky fields, vineyards and picturesque hills.

It is often said that Portugal is not like any other European country. And there is not a bit of exaggeration in this. Portugal retains the charm of innocence and at the same time its tourist areas represent a real fairy tale – first-class service and luxury hotels were appreciated by tourists. Portugal is silence and modernity, harmoniously woven together. The Portuguese coasts are similar to the coasts of a desert island and at the same time there are so many happy holidaymakers. Where else will you find such a rare combination of opposites? Continue reading

“Portugal is a country of three religions: football, food and family”

Why moved to Porto
I love crossroads – they have time to stop and think. In Moscow it is not always possible to find time for such stops. In December 2014, I found myself at such a crossroads. There was a feeling that I was not going my own way.

I was born in Jordan, where I lived the first ten years of my life. Then she moved to Tver, and then to St. Petersburg. For some time she lived and worked in Finland, and then in India. In 2013, I moved to Moscow – to interesting projects, a strong environment and that very crossroads. Then I decided to leave Moscow and live the life that I dreamed of – next to the sea and with the opportunity to surf.

In February 2015, I was interviewed to work for an IT company in the marketing department in Porto, Portugal. After four months of struggle for a working resident visa, I flew to a new country. Continue reading

New Year in Portugal – what to prepare for a tourist

Portugal, secluded on the edge of Europe, is reluctant to share secrets. You need to come yourself to understand how everything works. The Council applies to the celebration of the New Year.

Features of the Portuguese New Year
The main festivals are traditionally organized by the Portuguese for Catholic Christmas. By the last days of December they feel tired, full, therefore they try to spend the main night of the year at home or in close company with friends. In principle, like many Russians.

However, on the streets, squares, and in resort towns on the beaches, almost until the morning many locals and thousands of tourists from Europe walk around, who decided to say goodbye to the outgoing year on the western end of the continent. Municipalities are specially prepared – they spare no money on decorations and entertainment. Hours from ten in the evening concerts and various events begin.

But tourists who are not familiar with local customs often remain dissatisfied: they complain about shops that are closing early, museums that do not work on holidays, and the inability to get to the chosen restaurant. In order not to be in a similar situation, prepare for the trip. Continue reading

Portuguese charm
Portuguese cuisine The traditional dishes of Portugal are not well known to residents of other countries, because even in Western Europe, Portuguese restaurants are not numerous and are found mainly…

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Holidays in Portugal - an alternative to closed destinations
No matter what happens in the world, sitting at home behind closed doors is not an option for young, active, positive-minded people. They want to discover new places, meet interesting…

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Portugal, holidays and tours to Portugal
A rich history elevates Portugal to a high pedestal, because this means that tourists will have interesting excursions to historical places, some of which are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. In…

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Portugal and a healthy lifestyle
Not everyone is aware that the Portuguese are reverent about their health. For example, according to the National Institute of Statistics of Portugal, more than 51% of the country's population…

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