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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, […]

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Portuguese brands: Bordallo Pinheiro

There are ceramic creators and then there are ceramic geniouses. Today will talk about an acclaimed Portuguese one. Raphael Bordallo Pinheiro is one of the most influential people of the XIX century Portuguese culture, with a remarkable production particularly regarding the areas of humoristic drawing, caricature and ceramic creation. His work represents an unsettling ever […]

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Famous Portuguese

You surely know that Portuguese have been the conquerors and “owners” of half of the world right? But that was a few centuries ago! In the past decades, Portuguese were forced to emigrate to every corner of the world you can find people. Hard workers, polite and very proud of their roots, Portuguese have long […]