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Green Wine? An Introduction to Vinho Verde

Vinho Verde (which is sometimes translated as "green wine") is a crisp, aromatic, low alcohol, and often slightly spritzy wine from the North of Portugal. Despite the translation, Vinho Verde is never green: it's...
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Anthony Bourdain Visits Lisbon in “No Reservations”

Update: Sadly, Anthony Bourdain took his life in June 2018. This blog post has been one of the most popular on Portugalist, showing the effect Bourdain had on Lisbon. Bourdain also visited Porto, and...
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Algarve in July: Events & Festivals, Holidays, & Weather Guide

There's plenty happening on the Algarve in July. If you're looking for things to see and do, it's a fantastic month to visit. Reasons to visit the Algarve in July There's a lot happening: In...
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11 Unique Airbnbs in Portugal

Coming to Portugal and want to stay somewhere that's a bit more exciting than a hotel? Why not rent accommodation through Airbnb instead? Now, not all of the accommodation options that you'll find on Airbnb...
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7 Portuguese phrasebooks for your trip to Portugal

If you're visiting Portugal, or you're beginning to learn Portuguese, a Portuguese phrasebook will come in handy. English is spoken in Portugal, particularly in urban areas and amongst younger generations, but that isn't always...
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The Portuguese Guide to Edinburgh

The Portuguese are famous explorers, and have an influence across the world. This series looks at destinations outside Portugal where you can experience Portuguese wine, food and culture. The grey and gothic cobblestoned streets of Edinburgh...