Situated at the mouth of the River Tagus where it meets the Ocean, Lisbon is a city with a strong connection to the sea, and is the only…

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After procuring the new caravel ship, Henry was responsible for the early development of Portuguese exploration and maritime trade with other continents through the systematic exploration of Western…

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Now, over 100 years since the violent deaths of Carlos I and Prince Luis Filipe and the short and tumultuous reign of Manuel II, those momentous events remain…

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Unfortunately there is no railway system connecting the island of Madeira with the rest of Portugal. Other than catching a flight, the only way to actually reach this…

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But Portugal’s experience is often misunderstood. Although it decriminalized the use of all illicit drugs in small amounts in 2001, including heroin and cocaine, that’s different from making…

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Roses also root wonderfully, if you take a bit of the green wood after pruning and plant them quite deeply into clay soil for every ten pieces you…

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It typically takes 7 to 10 days, give or take. How long will it take to get a package from Portugal? How much time does it need to…

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Brittany Ferries sail twice weekly from Plymouth making the crossing to Santander in around 22 hours and 30 minutes. There are sailings every Sunday and Tuesday. Can you…

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The Portuguese discovery of the sea route to India was the first recorded trip directly from Europe to India, via the Cape of Good Hope. Under the command…

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Spaniards sadly don’t think about Portuguese very much, even those living very close to the “Raia” don’t really keep Portugal or the Portuguese in their thoughts anywhere close…

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