8 things Portugal is famous for

Portugal sits on the edge of Europe in relative obscurity, especially when compared to neighbouring Spain and France. Most people have not only heard...

Haunted Portugal: 5 places to get the heebie jeebies in Portugal

Some people just love a good scare, whether that's watching a scary movie or staying at a haunted hotel. The following are some of Portugal's...

Does Portugal celebrate Halloween?

Halloween (or dia das bruxas) is becoming more and more of a big deal in Portugal. Throughout the country, but especially in Lisbon, Porto,...

12 petiscos to try when you come to Portugal

Most people are familiar with tapas, and will probably have tried patatas bravas, croquetas, tortilla, or any of the more popular tapas at some...

The Bifana: Portugal’s best sandwhich?

The bifana is a Portuguese sandwich that comprises of a light but crusty bread roll filled with sautéed strips of pork that have been...

A guide to craft beer in Portugal

Portugal has a small, but growing, craft beer scene. Craft beer (cerveja artesanal) is nowhere near as popular here as it is in other...