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In Portugal, Port is King

In Portugal Port is King By Kaleel Sakakeeny From Kaleel ftp etc Really, it was Portugal that “launched a thousand ships,” not Troy, in spite of the mythology. And it’s too bad the intrepid maritime masters of the known world – Vasco do Gama, Magellan, Henry the Navigator – couldn’t have fortified themselves with Port, Portugal’s most famous product. It ... Read More »

Lisbon: Europe’s Secret

Lisbon is one of Europe’s best kept secret destinations. Exotic, coastal, full of winding streets and terrific cafes, Lisbon’s Al Fama district is mysterious and romantic, and nothing says Lisbon more than this plaintive Fado music, tales of Fado singers’ lost loves and unrealized dreams. In Lisbon, you’ll sit at small tavernas and neighborhood cafes watching them spring to life. ... Read More »

Portuguese Manors: Authentic, Vibrant and Fun

Portuguese Manners in Portugal’s Historic Manors When Robert Frost spoke of the path less traveled by, he certainly wasn’t referring to Portugal. And in particular, the Solares de Portugal. But he could have been. Far from the frenetic pace of Europe’s homogenized, Americanized urban centers, and virtually unvisited by North American travelers, Portugal offers a vibrant, authentic, relatively new ... Read More »

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