Viana Hearts, Made With Love - via Julie Dawn Fox in Portugal 12.02.2015 | Ever since I encountered Portugal’s exquisite filigree jewellery, I’ve been fascinated by one of the most popular designs, the Viana heart. Many Portuguese souvenirs and contemporary designs now sport this distinctively curved heart with its crown-like growth at the top so you’re bound to see it at some point. Photo: Red Independent Heart by Joana Vasconcelos

Viana Hearts, Made With Love

Red Independent Heart made from red plastic cutlery by Joana Vasconcelos

Tripod installation by Like Architects in #Porto, #Portugal is all stairs and balconies - via Dezeen 18.05.2015 | Portuguese studio LIKEarchitects has created a steel structure for Porto from a series of stairs and balconies, in celebration of the two architectural elements the designers consider crucial to the city's vernacular #travel #art

"Tripod is an art installation designed as a tribute to two architecture elements, each of them imbued in the identity of the city of Porto: the stair and the balcony." LIKEarchitects' new art installation - Tripod - is a spatial.

Palacío nacional da Pena, Sintra, Portugal is one of the "10 dreamy fairy-tale destinations" via MSN | Janeiro 2015 Palaces, you say? How many? In Sintra, you can't move for tripping over them... The fantastical Quinta da Regaleira sits amid its lush gardens; then there's Monserrate, an exotically faux-Moorish affair. But the crown goes to pastel-turreted Palácio Nacional da Pena. #Portugal

Palacío nacional da Pena, Sintra, Portugal is one of the dreamy fairy-tale destinations" via MSN

#1 The 25th of April Bridge- Lisbon, #5 The Dom Luis l Bridge- Porto,  and #14 The Vasco de Gama Bridge- Lisbon, among “The Most Beautiful Brigdes That You Must See In Europe” selected by European Best Destinations. #Portugal

3 bridges in Portugal are on the European Best Destinations' list of the Most beautiful bridges in Europe - 2014 of April in Lisbon ::::Vasco da Gama bridges in Lisbon ::::Dom Luis I in Porto

Dinosaur roundabout in Lourinha, Portugal - The recent identification in Portugal of what scientists believe to be the largest predator ever to roam the European landmass is just the latest boost for a small town that has become known as "land of the dinosaurs".

Dinosaurs put Portuguese town on map

Costa Vicentina, Algarve and Coimbra district, Central Portugal are two of 10 best family summer holidays in Europe according to The Guardian 19.04.2015 | Algarve: It’s all about the beaches in this southern region of Portugal; long, wild and often empty, it has them in spades. | Coimbra: Go paddling in the Mondego river, visit hillside villages, explore historic Coimbra, spend a day at the coast (90 minutes’ drive away) if you’re craving the sea, and pack a picnic... Photo: Coimbra…

10 of the best family summer holidays in Europe

Costa Vicentina, Algarve and Coimbra district, Central Portugal are two of 10 best family summer holidays in Europe according to The Guardian

Mafra Library

Is This the Most Awesome Library in the World?

2014 ASQ Awards: Porto is the 3rd Best Airport in Europe - via Airports Council International 16.02.2015 | ACI announces recipients of the 2014 ASQ Awards: Excellence in passenger service takes centre stage with the announcement of the airports that raised passenger satisfaction to the next level in 2014.

Excellence in passenger service takes centre stage with the announcement of the airports that raised passenger satisfaction to the next level in 2014

Increíble jardín budista en Portugal | Via VigoPeques |13/04/2015 Si queréis programar un fin de semana o incluso el puente de Mayo a un destino inolvidable y no demasiado lejos, a tres horas y media de Vigo, os recomiendo una ruta de lo más original. Se trata de uno de los tesoros escondidos de Portugal #Portugal

Increíble jardín budista en Portugal | Via VigoPeques |13/04/2015 Si queréis programar un fin de semana o incluso el puente de Mayo a un destino inolvidable y no demasiado lejos, a tres horas y media de Vigo, os recomiendo una ruta de lo más original. Se trata de uno de los tesoros escondidos de Portugal #Portugal

#Portugal is one of most peaceful countries in the world, ranking at nr. 11 out of 162 countries - via Global Peace Index, Vision of Humanity 17.06.2015

It's a pretty scary world at the moment, so it's only natural we' start thinking about our safety a little bit more. This map shines a light on all.

12 Interesting Facts about Portugal

12 Interesting and Fun Facts About Portugal

Revista «Monocle» faz capa com Geração Lusofonia e dedica-se aos países de língua portuguesa

Revista «Monocle» faz capa com Geração Lusofonia e dedica-se aos países de língua portuguesa

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