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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Portugal
Portugal is a country for people who, above all, value comfort and enjoyment. Slowly strolling through the Portuguese streets, you can feel the atmosphere of France or Spain. There is…

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“This place is more suitable for strong surfers than for timid bathers”
We had to hurry - we really wanted to finally get to know the ocean and, before visiting Cape Roca, lie on Praia Grande - one of the largest and…

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Gautama was born

One of the most beautiful Portuguese cities

City Museum of Evora (Altu Alentejo Province, 130 km from Lisbon)
Xieu Cathedral in Evora
One of the most beautiful Portuguese cities, which in fact is a tourist attraction in Portugal, is located closer to the east of the country, in the province of Altu Alentejo. This is the city-museum of Evora, framed by wonderful olive groves, vineyards, flowering meadows that turn the town into a real garden. The city itself includes a lot of historical attractions – ancient buildings, temples, palaces, cathedrals, reflecting the rich history of the city.

The history of Evora began about two millennia ago, and for many centuries was formed under the influence of the culture of the Romans and the Moors, which is why the city of Evora is considered the spiritual center of the country. The historical part of the city is surrounded by fortified walls, and inside the labyrinths of its narrow old streets, ancient restored buildings intertwined with sunny areas of the Renaissance, viewing platforms, Gothic churches, cathedrals and palaces in the style of manuelino. In general, buildings of different eras here are an unusually colorful mix of architectural styles of different eras. 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

Portugal

Portugal is a country for people who, above all, value comfort and enjoyment. Slowly strolling through the Portuguese streets, you can feel the atmosphere of France or Spain. There is no rush familiar to large tourist cities.

The country honors traditions, a rich historical and architectural heritage, the main value for the Portuguese is the family. Of course, the inhabitants of the country know how to enjoy life, surrounding themselves with comfort and creating it for travelers. If you want to see the real Europe – proud and beautiful – come to Portugal, enjoy the aroma of eucalyptus and oranges, try the famous Portuguese wine and plunge into the atmosphere of sad fado music.

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10 things to do in PORTUGAL
Portugal is a small country on the very edge of Europe. Despite its modest size, you will have to come here more than once. And the point is not even…

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Portugal - a country of unforgettable experiences
You can experience a real sense of envy for those people who are traveling for the first time to the country of snow-white buildings, excellent ocean beaches and the best…

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“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…

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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…

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