Category Travel Tips

  • How Big is Portugal?

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  • Aveiro Travel Guide

    Aveiro is the Centro region's second largest city and a very pleasant one to visit. Great food, architecture, artisan ice cream and a special desert you'll come to crave are just a few of the things you might enjoy in Aveiro.

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  • How Affordable is Portugal?

    Portugal isn't cheap, but if you head for the pleasant lesser-known cities like Aveiro you can live well and cheaply.

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  • The Treasures of Tentugal

    Mention the village of Tentúgal and if you don't get a blank stare you might get a glimmer of recognition for the pastry the town is famous for: Pastel de Tentúgal. But there's more. Way more.

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  • Visiting Conimbriga

    What distinguishes the Roman site of Conimbriga from other sites is the well-preserved (and restored) mosaics in place. Just don’t go on Monday, when it’s closed.

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  • Walking Portugal: Rota Vicentia

    The Rota Vicentia is 230 kms of trail along the southwestern coast of Portugal, much of it in the Alentejo region. There are really two routes, the inland route and the fisherman’s route.

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  • Shellfish, Pata Negra Ham and Beer

    The good things in life aren’t far away when you’re in Portugal

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  • The Portuguese Way With Wild Boar

    Who has the best wild boar recipe, Italy or Portugal?

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  • Nostalgia, a Key Travel Market for the Alentejo?

    Looking for the good old days made better? Maybe the Alentejo is a good destination to explore.

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  • Rural Portugal and the Farmer's Life

    Interest is growing in the rural life and traditional agriculture. As America has been run out of real farmers by publicly traded industrial crap food corporations, tasty food has also left the building. The profit is in seeing how close these corporations can come to an industrially-modified animal-based tofu—the other white meat. Cheap and tasteless. Food you don’t say grace for, you ask forgiveness. Find out how Portugal is countering this notion…

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