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 …

Travel

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, …

Condé Nast

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 …

European Travel

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

<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 …

Startups

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 …

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 …

European Travel

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

8 Things You Probably Didn't Know About Portugal

Some of Portugal's best assets are far from secret: port wine, medieval castles, the many recipes and tastes of bacalhau—the Portuguese word for …

Save on Flights to Portugal, Our Destination of the Year, in 2017

<i>Travel + Leisure</i> has named Portugal the 2016 Destination of the Year. And to celebrate, the country’s leading airline TAP Portugal is offering North …

Air Travel

The Birthplace of Portugal – Guimarães and the North

The post The Birthplace of Portugal – Guimarães and the North appeared first on London Unattached - London Lifestyle, food and Travel.Guimarães and …

Europe

Ryanair to fly from Frankfurt to Spain, Portugal from end-March

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Irish low cost carrier Ryanair (RYA.I) will start flying from Frankfurt airport to tourist destinations in Spain and Portugal, the airline and airport operator Fraport (FRAG.DE) said on Wednesday.<p>The once-daily flights to Palma de Mallorca, Alicante, Malaga and Faro will start …

Airlines

Sun, surf and low rents: why Lisbon could be the next tech capital

As 50,000 people arrive for Web Summit, Portugal hopes its capital can lead a national resurgence<p>Lisbon’s 25 April bridge, a naggingly familiar span of red metal suspended between the Tagus and a bright blue October sky, has long borne a symbolic weight to rival the tonnage of cars and trains that …

Downing Street

On a moonlit night: witchcraft in rural Portugal – in pictures

Portuguese photographer Tito Mouraz casts a spell with his series The House of the Seven Women, conjuring witches, mists and seductive mysteries

High-Definition

Exploring the Land of Explorers – The Alentejo, Portugal

Fiona Maclean makes her own discoveries in this beautiful region<p>Sines - Statue of Vasco da Gama<p>Sines Harbour at Dawn<p>Sines - exterior Church of Nossa …

Central Portugal - A Culinary Surprise

Everyone knows Porto, and its most famous product, Port Wine, but that is extent of their culinary knowledge about the region of Central Portugal. …

Matched

Centro de Portugal

Surf at Center of Portugal<p>From Figueira da Foz with Europe’s best right to the gigantic waves of Nazaré and the absolutely perfect tubular waves of …

The timeless beauty of central Portugal

Fiona Maclean discovers a wealth of wildlife, hilltop medieval villages with castles and signs of prehistoric man in this beautiful but little known …

Central Portugal – Two Millennia of Culture

Peter Morrell and his wife write about 2000 years of history, fearless fishermen, freedom fighters and fine artists south of the River Douro<p>Canal in …

Europe

Portuguese Food and Wine – The Next Big Thing

Peter Morrell has dinner at Portal Restaurant organised by Taste Portugal, an exciting initiative to showcase the quality of the country’s …

The Alentejo – A Unique Historical and Culinary Destination

Peter Morrell visits this undiscovered region of Portugal and finds excellent food, a warm welcome and culture stretching back thousands of years. …

Europe