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Welcome to the July night sky. The warm nights of this month offer the ideal conditions for all-night stargazing.

If you look towards the south in the early evening, we have the milky way...

It is somewhat ironical that the day following our seminar in Monchique, entitled “Protecting ourselves in the event of a forest fire”, a fire broke out in Serra de Monchique, to the north of Fóia...

Hans Christian Andersen is best known as a writer of popular fairytales – ‘The Ugly Duckling’, ‘The Little Mermaid’, ‘The Red Shoes’, ‘The Princess and the Pea’ – to name just a few... In his...

There will be readers who are not aware of the night guard service, but in fact it is one of Portugal’s oldest activities having been around for the last six centuries.

Night guards are...

We have D. João V (1706-1750) to thank for a number of remarkable buildings in Portugal. The stunning and colossal Palácio Nacional de Mafra, the magnificently coloured Joanine Library in Coimbra...

Welcome to the June night sky. This is the month of the summer solstice in the northern hemisphere. It occurs when the Sun reaches its highest point in the daylight sky and therefore we have the...

Twenty-three years ago, on May 16 1993, a special ceremony took place to re-dedicate Faro’s newly-restored Jewish cemetery which had been neglected since 1960. This was thanks to Judy Pinto and...

|| Maria João dos Santos das Neves Heer

Maria’s earliest memories include the trauma leaving her home in Lourenço Marques for good, and at the age of three arriving in cold, cold Coimbra...

There is a feeling of great optimism in the tourism industry in Portugal and all forecasts are that 2016 could be a record year. Tourism is vital for our economy and accounts for about 10% of the...

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