The Getaway Portugal Magazine

By Paulo Sá | The Getaway Van's colection of articles about the fine city of Porto and the North region of Portugal as well as other national gems and unkown treasures.

10 Reasons Why You Should Travel To Portugal (Plus 1 Why You Shouldn’t)

Having travelled around the world a fair bit, I have recently discovered another unique place on our little blue planet that I had on my bucket list …

André Josselin - Roadtrip to Portugal

Portugal proves a whole country can run on renewables alone

In May 2016, Portugal managed to run for four and a half days on renewable electricity alone, thanks to favourable weather and the use of 83 …

Renewable Energy

Travel Tips: The Hippest Bars to Visit in Porto, Portugal

Porto's appeal may be the colorful tumble down dream with medieval relics, soaring bell towers, extravagant baroque churches and state of the art …

Portugal May Be The Destination of The Year

I remember reading “The Selected Letters of Margaret Mead” in college. I highlighted a quote from that book that I committed to memory. Today, …

Travel

The mysterious inverted tower well in Sintra, Portugal

Visiting <b>Quinta da Regaleira</b> in Portugal is like exploring a mystical land rather than a highly popular tourist attraction. Not only is the whole …

69 Things to do in Portugal - Visit Portugal

<b>Welcome to the blog Go To Portugal!</b><p>My name is Tiago and I’m going to help you to discover the tourist attractions but, most of all, I’ll help you to …

Wintertime in Portugal

A little over a year ago, we had just returned from our five-month round-the-world trip. Those 160 days had hit the perfect balance between fully …

European Travel

Portugal Once Launched Ships, Now It Launches Startups - Bloomberg

<b>Back in 2012, Jaime</b> Jorge did something few of his Portuguese compatriots ever did: He turned down a job at Google in London. Jorge, then a …

How to spend a perfect weekend in Europe’s coolest capital

If everyone you know is thinking about going to Lisbon, there’s plenty of reason for that. Its meteoric rise as a culture capital is just one part of …

European Travel

What are some mind-blowing facts about Portugal?

<b>Portugal is one of the oldest countries in Europe -</b> Having the same defined borders since 1249, almost 800 years ago. The name Portugal first appears …

Portugal looks to its fledgling tech ecosystem to reboot a struggling economy after its first Web Summit

The meet-up at Unbabel’s office on a chilly Lisbon evening looked like a million other meet-ups at startup offices around the world.<p>Hoodie-wearing programmers munching on chips and drinking free beer. White boards filled with coding hieroglyphics. An assortment of random conversations sprinkled …

Startups