One of the more unusual features in the streets around Rossio, Lisbon’s bustling central square, are the small bars with their dated interiors selling ginjinha, the local name for morello cherry brandy.
Due to its many complexities, the Portuguese don’t really expect visitors to speak their language very well but are very engaging and fully appreciative when someone tries. And there’s nothing more […]
The Phoenicians first brought olive trees across the Mediterranean to Portugal and the Romans were very successful in cultivating the groves and pressing the olives to attain the precious oil. Today, olive […]