In 2016, 58% of all power produced in Portugal came from renewable sources. That was an increase of 8% over the previous year. Portugal has vast wind facilities and solar arrays, and not a single nuclear plant. In comparison, about 15% of the energy generated in the US is from renewable sources. Read more →


Azores Airlines will offer a special promotion for Cyber Monday. In fact, it will start on Black Friday… Between November 22nd to November 29th book in a special price of $449 including taxes round trip from Boston to the Azores Islands. Flights to Ponta Delgada, Portugal, from Boston Logan available for the four following dates: November 24th, November 29th, December 3rd and December 5th, 2017. And the return dates are: November 29th and December 3rd, 5th, 6th and 10th. Read more →


, Lisbon’s newest attraction is the Experiência Pilar 7 – Centro Interpretativo da Ponte 25 de Abril (Pillar 7 Experience – Ponte 25 de Abril Interpretive Centre). See the bridge as you’ve never seen it before, through the construction and with an elevator ride to a panoramic viewing platform located about 80 metres above the river and offering unique views of the city, and of Belém and the River Tejo in particular. Read more →


Lisbon’s Panteão Nacional is in the Church of Santa Engrácia. Still incomplete today, the church became the national monument in 1910 and later the National Pantheon. The church is considered to be one of the finest baroque monuments in Portugal, it is crowned by a giant dome and its interior is mostly marble. Read more →


The month of December arrives in the parks and monuments of Sintra brimming with Holiday spirit. To commemorate the festive season, there is a range of different initiatives all wrapped up in color, music and animation to help you get away from the hassles of shopping and share some quality moments of happiness whether in the company of family or friends. Read more →