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Tag Archives: Portugal

Friday Feature Photo: A Sinful Combination

Photographer: Caroline Capture Date: October 1, 2011 Location: Aveiro, Portugal About: Portuguese coffee borders on sinful, but when paired with a pastry, it’s organismic! Never tried it, maybe now’s the time to come visit!! Desktop Wallpaper: To download this image, simply right-click on the image and select “save link as” or “save target as”, then […]

Recipe: Chargrilled Red Snapper

As grilling season is just around the corner, I can already taste the juicy, sweet flavors of a perfectly grilled red snapper, sardines and bass. The mouthwatering aromas evoke lively memories from massive immigrant get togethers as temperatures climb above freezing. It’s one of my favorite times of the year, in large part, because […]

Friday Feature Photo: The Umbrella Sky Project

Photographer: Rui Costa Capture Date: July 22, 2014 Location: Aveiro, Portugal About: The little town of Águeda is decorated annually with vibrant umbrellas that cascade a waterfall of color onto the city streets. More than 3000 have been hung with wires, bringing smiles and radiant light to the city streets. For more information, go to the Umbrella […]

The Serious Side of Vinho Verde

Editor’s Note: Today, we’re very excited to introduce Cathy Fisher, an American currently living in Lisbon with her Portuguese husband. Cathy approached us with an infectious passion to share her love of Portuguese wine; and who are we to say no?! Welcome Cathy and thank you for getting us in the mood for old […]

Friday Feature Photo: The Portuguese Village of Wisdom

Photographer: Jairo BD Capture Date: December 30, 2007 Location: Coimbra, Portugal About: In regards to profound historic significance and pure enchantment, Coimbra is second only to Oporto and Sintra. Its stone facades nestle along a hill that rise above the curves of the river Mondego, the ornate buildings of the famous University of Coimbra are its crowning […]