Starting Point Photography in Portugal!

By Starting Point Photography | Along with Vancouver's Finisterra Travel (http://www.finisterra.ca), Starting Point Photography is putting on a Photo Workshop in Portugal in early May 2017!

8 Foods You Must Eat When You’re in Portugal

If you're in to food, and trying all different kinds of things, Portugal needs to be next on your trip list.<p>While they hold tight to their …

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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 …

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5 reasons to visit Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is a city I have real soft-spot for. Maybe it’s because I’m Portuguese and left the country when I was only a baby. It could also be because …

CALÇADA PORTUGUESA - Traditional Portuguese Coblestones Design Pavements in Lisbon, Portugal

[ THE ESSENTIAL LISBON TOURISM & INSIDER'S CITY GUIDE ] [ O GUIA ESSENCIAL DE TURISMO E DA CIDADE DE LISBOA ]<p>The Best of Lisbon | O Melhor de Lisboa

Portuguese lesson: how to order an espresso

You can order an espresso by saying: “Um espresso, por favor. “ (<i>oom espresso poer faevoer</i>). “Um” means “one,” and “por favor” means “please.” This …

The 7 Wonders of Lisbon, Portugal | As 7 Maravilhas de Lisboa

[ THE ESSENTIAL LISBON TOURISM & INSIDER'S CITY GUIDE ] [ O GUIA ESSENCIAL DE TURISMO E DA CIDADE DE LISBOA ]<p>The Best of Lisbon | O Melhor de Lisboa

How One Earthquake Changed the Course of Human History

At its height, the Portuguese empire spanned four continents, with territory everywhere from Rio de Janeiro to Macau. The first global empire, …

City break: Lisbon, Portugal

Even for a city built on seven hills, Lisbon has had more than its fair share of ups and downs. Lately, though, it's been nothing but sunshine and …

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One-Thing Shop: Tinned Fish, Lisbon

With World War II looming, the owners of a little grocery store in Lisbon made two big decisions. First, they decided to specialize in tinned fish, which would be easier to stock and export than a wider range of groceries — and, in a move that was rather rare at the time, they began to register …

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Carmo Convent Ruins

Legacy of the earthquake that nearly wiped Lisbon off the face of the Earth.<p><i>“Come, ye philosophers, who cry, ‘All’s well,’ and contemplate this ruin</i> …

Get to know Lisbon in 15 buildings

Lisbon’s long and storied history can be seen in its architecture. Inhabited since the times of Roman and Moorish conquest, it became a Christian …

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How To Learn European Portuguese For Free

Do you really need to learn European Portuguese if you’re coming to Portugal? The short answer is yes. Even if it’s only how to say please and thank …

31 reasons why we should all be living in Lisbon right now

1. It basks in Europe's greatest climate<p>(xlibber/Flickr Commons)<p>More sunshine than Madrid, Rome or Athens — yet while they all sweat through the Mediterranean summer, there's usually a breeze blowing off the Atlantic to give Lisbon natural air-conditioning.<p>2. Cervejaria Ramiro is so, so, so …

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Portugal food: A guide to Europe's best-kept secret | CNN Travel

(CNN) — Portuguese cuisine rarely travels well. The cooking of mainland Europe's westernmost country is deeply rooted in the freshest local ingredients.<p>Superlative seafood, sun-ripened fruit, lamb raised on flower-speckled meadows, free-range pigs gorging on acorns beneath oak forests. Without …

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20 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Lisbon

Lisbon, the capital of Portugal, is one of Europe's most beautiful and cosmopolitan cities. Set over a series of hills near the mouth of the River …

Planetware's 20 Top-Rated Tourist Attractions in Lisbon

Paul Bernhard's list of the 20 most rated attractions for Planetware is the best we have seen. If you read this you don't need a guidebook. The only …

The best places to eat in Lisbon

Though Portuguese food is not as well-known as say France, the country still has a fine gastronomic history. Simple dishes using top-notch produce is …

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Lisbon parks: the city's greenest public spaces.

The parks in Lisbon are among the city's most pleasant and attractive public green spaces. The most famous however is found outside the Portuguese …

Portugal's Top 10 Cultural Features

<b>There is a strong bond between Portuguese culture and the country's geographical location and history. Portugal is Europe's oldest nation and its</b> …