Why customized tours are a travel trend

Posted by Mariana Pinto on 12-May-2016 12:17:59

In a fastest and constantly changing world, the internet, one of the main contributors to this change, brought us infinite possibilities along with empowerment. People now ask exactly for what they want, and if they don’t get it, they can search for a better alternative.
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10 Things that make Portugal such a Remarkable Country

Posted by Nisa Duarte on 15-Apr-2016 16:29:31

All Portuguese are having a long weekend next week, and all because there is a National Holiday, the 25 April, that this year will be at a Monday, fact that made a lot of people that work in Portugal very happy!

But, it is not the given conclusion that people like holidays that is interesting, what is really interesting and unusual is the event that is remembered by this particular Holiday: the most original revolution ever, The Carnation Revolution, the most peaceful and non violent military coup  and civil resistance movement taking down a dictatorial political regime! Since there was no blood and even though the tense vibe that was felt in the streets, all ended up being very cordially solved, and that day a peculiar image stayed forever in the nation imaginary: a lovely little boy celebrating the falling of the dictatorship by putting a live red carnation in a soldier's arm! 

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Portuguese Do It Better!

Posted by Rita Alves on 11-Apr-2016 21:08:58

Some years ago, I wouldn’t say that in a future I would be writing about Lisbon, other Portugal regions, secret spots, wine and food. Revealing what we Portuguese have to offer in this little but immense and diversified country.

Sometimes it is difficult to express the joy that I feel when visiting my tiny country and the pleasure that I have in showing it. However there is more in Portugal than Pastéis de Belém or Codfish (even when there are 1001 ways of cooking it); we have a wonderful gastronomy from North to South and to accompany a meal, Portuguese wines are mandatory. Portugal has high quality wines and beautiful wine regions, like, probably the most known one, Alto Douro Wine Region, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and has breath taking views, which can be seen while walking through the hills or in a sailing boat in Douro River.

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Top 5 Spring Experiences to do in Portugal

Posted by Nisa Duarte on 06-Apr-2016 19:38:47

Spring is that extremely pleasant season when days start to get longer and warmer, and everything about spending time outside starts to feel very inviting... the grass and leaves turn greener, colorful and beautiful flowers blooming everywhere, birds sing louder and harmoniously than ever, and the sunshine seems magical... well at least here in Portugal!

It´s great to be outdoors even if you are doing absolutely nothing or if you are going on your daily routine, but it is even greater when you have just the perfect company, the perfect setting, and the perfect experience for this time of the year!

So, Wine Tourism in Portugal's team decided to put together for you a list of the Top 5 Experiences to enjoy in Portugal during springtime:

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Hello, is this the Tour you're looking for?

Posted by Mariana Pinto on 12-Jan-2016 17:36:05

Did you know that Lionel Ritchie was in Portugal last year? Yes this country really is a surprisingly exciting top destination for 2016! Travel + Leisure, AFAR, for instances, are two travel specialized magazines that highlight Portugal as the newest European capital of cool and point it at the top of their 2016 hotlists. Not just for the architecture, for the amazing new hip food scene, the well known Port Wines and Vinho Verde, for the word heritage sites, surreally gorgeous landscapes and the uniquely beautiful seaside and river beaches, Portugal is a place that will grant you the most amazing and memorable journey, also due to the diversity of fun and cultural events that offers.

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