I Traveled to Portugal During the Coronavirus Pandemic — Here’s What It Was Really Like

From QR codes to new cleaning procedures and test requirements, here’s what I encountered while visiting Portugal amid the COVID-19 pandemic.   For U.S. travelers fantasizing about a vacation in Portugal, it might be some time before that dream becomes a reality, as the country remains off-limits to Americans seeking nonessential travel. But what I can tell you […]

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Lewis Hamilton becomes the best F1 pilot

For the first time in 24 years, F1 returns to Portugal, where it will be held at the legendary Autodromo do Algarve for the first time. The track is famous for its exhilarating uphill and downhill sections, and roaring straights, giving it the nickname, ‘The Algarve Rollercoaster’. It was a hard beginning for the British, who won his […]

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6 Halloween Traditions to Celebrate In Portugal

Although Halloween is well known and celebrated in the United States, this tradition is not American and appeared in Europe more than 2,000 years ago. The tradition was created by the Celts who believed that between October 30 and November 2 the dead returned to the land, taking the form of ghosts. In these days […]

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A Pump Track opened at Parque das Nações

Header photo by Câmara Municipal de Lisboa.   The most recent bicycle track opened in Lisbon. It is in Parque das Nações and has already hosted a stage of the Pump Track World Championship. Parque das Nações was the stage for an elimination round for the Pump Track World Championship, the “Red Bull UCI Pump […]

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Miracle of the Sun

On October 13, the Miracle of the Sun is celebrated in the Sanctuary of Fátima and it is expected that this year’s pilgrimage will have the presence of 6 thousand faithful, respecting all the safety rules imposed for a safe pilgrimage. The Miracle of the Sun took place on October 13, 1917 in Cova de […]

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7 Must-See Places in Alfama

Alfama is the oldest and most traditional neighborhood in Lisbon. Strolling through Alfama is to discover the true atmosphere of a traditional Portuguese village. The neighborhood is a labyrinth full of pleasant surprises, with alleys, flowery streets and refuges where you can hear genuine fado. In this article, we have chosen some of the places […]

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