Initially, the Portuguese bartered with the natives to bring brazilwood and other forest items to the coast. However, when the natives had accumulated all the tools and pots…

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In 1961, the Indian army invaded the state after the Portuguese fired at Indian fishing boats, killing one fisherman. After 36 hours of air, sea and land strikes…

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The giant waves take place on Praia do Norte in Nazare. The best place to observe is on sítio da Nazaré, next to the lighthouse (Fort of São…

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The Portuguese reached the coast of Benin in 1489, establishing relations that lasted for 400 years. When did Portuguese come to Benin? The Portuguese first explored the coast…

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Florida is approximately 139,670 sq km, while Portugal is approximately 92,090 sq km, making Portugal 65.93% the size of Florida. Meanwhile, the population of Florida is ~18.8 million…

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Albufeira is a former fishing village that’s noted for its long beaches peppered with colorful, sun-soaked cliffs. This beach resort is one of the most liveliest and energetic…

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From the late Middle Ages, in the 15th and 16th centuries, Portugal ascended to the status of a world power during Europe’s “Age of Discovery” as it built…

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Air quality 75.43 High Quiet and No Problem with Night Lights 61.76 High Water Quality 69.08 High Comfortable to Spend Time in the City 82.41 Very High Quality…

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September and October are two of the best months to visit Portugal. The weather is still warm and pleasant, and the temperatures are much more manageable for sightseeing…

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There are more than 600,000 people, not counting their descendants born in France, the latest figures from Insee show. A 2015 study of demographics estimated there were 1.2…

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