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Tourism, arts and culture in Portugal

Tourism, arts and culture in Portugal

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Here is an overview of tourism and arts and culture in Portugal, from Unesco World Heritage sites to dinosaur footprints.

Rick Steves: Festivals in Portugal

Rick Steves: Festivals in Portugal

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We offer you a list of the most important festivals and annual events in Portugal.

Museums in Portugal

Museums in Portugal

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Portugal is an alluring country, not only for its strategic coastal position, but also for its numerous sights and cultural landmarks. We offer a selection of top museums in Lisbon, Porto, Braga, Coimbra, and Lourinhã to help you discover the many si

How to flirt: a European guide

How to flirt: a European guide

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The French flatter; the Brits are boorish. So says a social anthropologist in this review on cross-cultural flirting techniques in Europe.

Editor's guide to Lifestyle in Portugal

Editor's guide to Lifestyle in Portugal

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Here's an introduction to Expatica's Lifestyle section for Portugal.

Rick Steves: Exploring Europe’s natural wonders

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Travel writer Rick Steves urges you to get out of town -- and discover Europe's natural beauty.

Dating across cultures

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If you're living and dating abroad, "Get out of your comfort zone and challenge your beliefs," says Expatica’s dating expert Jean-Baptiste Trannoy.

Rick Steves: Thrill seeking in Europe

Rick Steves: Thrill seeking in Europe

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From mountain biking in Switzerland to surfing in Munich: Rick Steves shows that Europe has plenty of thrills and chills to satisfy the adventure traveler.

Rick Steves: While tourists sleep in

Rick Steves: While tourists sleep in

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Travel guru Rick Steves recommends waking up early with the locals to enjoy what other tourists miss.

Expat groups and clubs in Portugal - Part I

Expat groups and clubs in Portugal - Part I

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There are many excellent opportunities to get in involved in expat groups in Portugal. Part One of our guide lists Expat, Political/Commerce, Cultural, and Sporting/Theatre groups.

Irish pubs in Portugal

Irish pubs in Portugal

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Grab a Guinness and meet other expats at your local Irish pub!

Yoga: a beginner's guide

Yoga: a beginner's guide

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Don't know your asana from your elbow? Here's a short introduction to yoga, plus a listing of yoga centres in Portugal.

National and public holidays in Portugal

National and public holidays in Portugal

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A list of some important public holidays in the Portuguese holiday calendar.

Rick Steves: Christmas trees and manger scenes in Europe

Rick Steves: Christmas trees and manger scenes in Europe

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From a tiny mountain village in Switzerland to the bustling metropolis of Rome, the spirit of the season can be seen in homes, on squares, and up and down the streets.

Christmas markets in Portugal

Christmas markets in Portugal

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We offer a listing of Christmas markets in Portugal to add extra sparkle to the festive season.

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