Last-minute tours to Portugal at any time of the year
There is an opinion that only those who want to save on travel are interested in last-minute tours. But is it really so? To find out, we conducted a survey…

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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…

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9 THINGS YOU NEED TO DO IN LISBON
The history of Lisbon can be divided into two parts: before and after the earthquake of 1755. In just 6 minutes, more than 80 thousand people died, Lisbon was completely…

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assume that he sought

“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

Portugal – a green fairy tale on the edge of the earth

Portugal or the Portuguese Republic occupies the most western bridgehead of continental Europe in the southwestern part of the Iberian Peninsula. It is there that the Land’s End is located – Cape Cabo de Roca.

Brief Encyclopedic Reference
The capital is Lisbon. It is the only one in Europe on the coast of the Atlantic Ocean.

It is among the countries of the Schengen agreement.

The state currency is the euro.

Territory and climate
From the south and west, the state is washed by the Atlantic Ocean, and in the north and east the border with Spain passes.
Continental Portugal covers an area of ​​92.3 thousand square meters. km There are also island territories. Continue reading

Buddhist park. Buddhas and other sculptures

Buddha
In Sanskrit, the word “buddha” is literally translated – “awakened”. This is the name of people and other intelligent beings who have attained enlightenment (bodhi). Among them is the founder of Buddhism, Siddhartha Gautamu Shakyamuni, who laid down Buddhist traditions and achieved bodhi according to some sources in 588 BC. However, he was neither the first nor the last Buddha, because long before him many myths are mentioned in mythology.

People worship buddhas as gods, but you should know that a buddha is more like a teacher, helping other sentient beings to find their way and overcome difficulties. Often, Buddhas are seen as saviors who seek to bring all others to an awakened state called nirvana. In this aspect, Buddhism is different from most other religious teachings, as Buddhas did not exist initially, but appeared, appear and will still appear in the future, playing the role of living gods. Like other theistic areas, Buddhism has different schools and areas, which it is rather difficult for an outside observer to understand. Over many centuries of existence, Buddhism has accumulated many contradictions, as in other religions. Continue reading

Alcoholic drinks Portugal
The culture of production and consumption of alcoholic beverages in Portugal is distinctive, as is the culture of the state in general. It is impossible to speak unambiguously about Portugal,…

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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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8 THINGS YOU NEED TO DO ON THE AZORIAN ISLANDS
Midway between the Old and the New Worlds in the middle of the Atlantic are the beautiful Azores. Nine islands are completely different from each other, but they are united…

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The whole truth about the climate of Portugal
The encyclopedias indicate that continental Portugal (do not forget about Madeira and the Azores) is located in a subtropical climate zone. However, this information does not give an unambiguous answer…

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