“Natal” in Portugal: Christmas in The Iberian Country
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“Natal” in Portugal: Christmas in The Iberian Country

The first-ever Christmas celebration happened in Rome in AD 336. Since then, this religious festivity spread all over the world. As a mainly Catholic country, Portugal also celebrates the Christmas season. It is simultaneously a religious holiday, an old tradition, and a family celebration. “Natal” is the Portuguese word for Christmas. Like in other countries,…

10+ Portuguese Stews And Comfort Foods to Try This Winter 
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10+ Portuguese Stews And Comfort Foods to Try This Winter 

In 2022, Portugal was rated 13th on the World’s Cuisines Ranking, according to Tasteatlas. It also earned four spots in the best traditional dishes in the world, with one of them reaching 3rd place. Thus, there is no doubt you should explore Portuguese food as much as you possibly can. And what better place to start…

Experience the Beauty of Wintering in Portugal: Must-Do Activities
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Experience the Beauty of Wintering in Portugal: Must-Do Activities

Hundreds of tourists visit Portugal every summer. They want to enjoy the hot weather and explore the country’s culture and beautiful sights. Hence, most people don’t even think about traveling to the Iberian country at any other time of the year. Yet, there is so much you can discover on both island and mainland Portugal…

10 Ways to Say “No” – Portuguese Alternatives to “Não”
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10 Ways to Say “No” – Portuguese Alternatives to “Não”

The word “não” (no) is among the first terms you learn, whether in European or Brazilian Portuguese. As the most common way to say you disagree with someone, it is also one you will use often, along with “sim” and “Obrigado/a.” From the beginning, when you learn Portuguese, you will include it in short answers…

The 7 Wonders of Portuguese Culture: From Azulejos to Pastéis de Nata
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The 7 Wonders of Portuguese Culture: From Azulejos to Pastéis de Nata

Portugal is a fashionable country. According to a study by Statista, over 15 million international travelers visited the country in 2022. Its popularity comes down to three main factors: weather, safety, and culture. With sunny days and warm nights, Portugal stands the 6th safest country in the world in 2023.  Besides, with over 800 years of history, it has…

Portuguese Coffee – A Comprehensive Guide to Ordering in Portugal 
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Portuguese Coffee – A Comprehensive Guide to Ordering in Portugal 

Are you a coffeeholic planning a trip to Portugal? Or are you already in the country searching for your customary caffeine dose? Coffeewise, there is no European country like Portugal. Yet, you might feel confused the first few times you enter a coffee shop, and ordering can also be a challenge.  Before approaching the next…