The Taste of Summer in Portugal: Traditional Food You Must Try
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The Taste of Summer in Portugal: Traditional Food You Must Try

One of the best parts about visiting Portugal is getting to taste traditional Portuguese dishes. They are delicious, from the peculiar Arroz de Pato (Duck rice) to the rich Mariscada, a Portuguese seafood stew. And, of course, there is no forgetting the famous Pastel de nata (Custard tart). In Portugal, traditional food is a serious…

10+ Weird Superstitions in Portugal You Will Not Believe Exist
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10+ Weird Superstitions in Portugal You Will Not Believe Exist

Portugal is a country with over 800 years of rich history. Thus, it also has many superstitions and folk beliefs that lead some to irrational fear or strange behaviors. Interestingly, these beliefs are common among people of all ages. As tradition, they are handed down from generation to generation. You might have heard of strange…

“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…

Best Technique for European Portuguese Vocabulary Learning
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Best Technique for European Portuguese Vocabulary Learning

Most European Portuguese vocabulary programs have you memorize random, unrelated words. And why not, words are just a bunch of letter combinations right? Not to the brain! Years of careful and repeated research have clearly shown that you are better off trying to memorize words that are somewhat related. What does science say about the way…

Best and Worst Herbs for Learning European Portuguese

Best and Worst Herbs for Learning European Portuguese

It is no surprise that some natural compounds can help cerebral functions, but those learning European Portuguese, or any other language for that matter, should be aware, that not all natural herbs are going to help you in your language acquisition journey, some can actually hinder it. Does science prove that herbs help with language…