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Portuguese habits you’ll pick if you live in Portugal (part II)

Let’s keep on learning! Here are a few more true Portuguese habits: You salivate at the mention of “pastéis” | Pastéis de nata are a national favorite, and after a while, everyone falls under their sweet spell. Ordering a large beer becomes something “that the tourists do” but not you | In Lisbon, a small draft beer is called “imperial,” […]

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Portuguese habits you’ll pick if you live in Portugal (part I)

You know what they say about “when in Rome,” and being in Portugal isn’t any different. It’s easy to get caught up in “a vida Portuguesa” (the Portuguese life), which equates to spending lots of time outside, drinking espressos throughout the day, developing an appreciation for fish and/or seafood, and braving the cold Atlantic Ocean (even if […]

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Award winning: Porto Cruise Terminal

You know we love to brag about our award winning portuguese deeds, personalities, heritage sites’ and architecture. And in this last field we have done it again! The new Porto Cruise Terminal (Porto de Leixões) was awarded the international prize of architecture and design AZAwards, having been selected from 826 projects in more than 50 countries. “The Porto […]

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Say cheese!

Who doesn’t love cheese? We’re accustomed to hearing about how esquisite the french cheese is or how amazing the italians are, but one thing we do defend on our writtings is that Portuguese products are as excellent as so many others and, in fact, some of the best in the world. You just probably hear […]

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International day of Portuguese language and culture

Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) and also termed “the language of Camões”, after one of the greatest literary figures in the Portuguese language, Luís Vaz de Camões, is a Romance language and the sole official language of CPLP countries. Created in 1996, CPLP represents the community of nations where Portuguese is the official language, […]