6 Reasons to choose Portugal

1 – Lisbon Lisbon has the history, the culture and the modernity as few world capitals do. The light sparkles in each of its streets, and the São Jorge castle and many of its scenic viewpoints command unique sightings, bringing together the urban development with the river and its bridges. The Padrão dos Descobrimentos and…

Places to visit – the Pena National Palace

The Pena Palace, as most people know, is located in the town of Sintra, stands  on a huge rocky mountain, and was elected in 2007 as one of the 7 Wonders of Portugal. This distinction is validated by the majority of tourists who visit it, but most famously by Richard Strauss, the famous German composer…

Pastéis de Belém, the history and the secret

Pastéis de Belém are probably the most well-known and loved pastries by tourists visiting Portugal. More than 20.000 are made daily by the Confeitaria (pastry factory), located very close to the Belém Tower and the Jerónimos’ Monastery. The monastery played a central role in the history of these delicacies. The recipe for the Pastéis de…