Category Archives: Estremadura


Pão Por Deus – a Portuguese tradition that started in the region of Lisbon

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On November 1st 1755 Lisbon was hit by a very large earthquake that brought down a large part of downtown Lisbon.  The Great Lisbon Earthquake.  Today, that area of Lisbon is known as Baixa Pombalina (named after the Marquis of … Continue reading


Tall Ships can be visited and seen in Lisbon from today through July 22nd

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Tall Ships Races- 49 tall ships from around the world are in Lisbon.  Between today, July 19th and Sunday the 22nd, you can see and visit these amazing ships at the Cais de Santa Apolonia in Lisbon.   Portugal participates … Continue reading

Lisbon #2 as Best Cheap Summer Vacations

According to US News Travel, Lisbon ranks #2 under the category “Best Cheap Summer Vacations”Image