Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Porto’s sophisticated new edge - Travel - The Boston Globe

The Douro River and its valley are the incubator for the fortified wine named for Porto, a modern port city dating to the fourth century.CHRISTOPHER MUTHER/GLOBE STAFF

The Douro River and its valley are the incubator for the fortified wine named for Porto, a modern port city dating to the fourth century.

By Christopher Muther
 |  GLOBE STAFF   
  NOVEMBER 09, 2013

Monday, 18 November 2013

Travel tips: Live it up in Lisbon, have drinks in a pop-up teepee, and where to stay in Snowdonia | Joanne O'Connor | Travel | The Observer

Joanne O'Connor

Sunrise over the rooftops of Alfama, Lisbon
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PORTUGAL RIDING ENTREPRENEURIAL WAVE

Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013 in Portugal this year is focused on issues related to the sea and agriculture. Two opening sessions will take place on November 18http://www.gew.co/ in Lisbon.
The Minister of Agriculture and Sea Assunção Cristas will be present at the opening session and President Aníbal Cavaco Silva will sponsor it. The morning session will focus on the sea and will be appropriately held at the Nautical School Infante D. Henrique (ENIDH) with giant wave surfer—and former world record holder—Garrett McNamara serving as the ambassador.  The afternoon session, which will be dedicated to Agriculture, will be held at the Portuguese Institute of Agronomy (ISA). The ambassador for this session will be António Silvestre Ferreira - Herdade Vale da Rosa. Vale da Rosa has been studying the production of table grapes, specifically seedless grape. Several examples of successful startups in these areas will be presented and space will be provided for open networking.
Throughout the week, there will be a number of different opportunities will be to immerse the Portuguese in entrepreneurial activities and create contacts between investors and entrepreneurs.  These new contacts have the potential to lead to projects in the areas of fisheries and aquaculture, robotics, new materials, water and underwater sports, oenology, cork, and horticulture.
The closing session of the Global Entrepreneurship Week on November 22 will be held at the Catholic University of Porto.  It will be devoted to the theme of social entrepreneurship. The newly elected Mayor of Porto, Rui Moreira will be in attendance. A closing dinner will be served at the magnificent head-office of the “Old” Porto Commercial Association. At over 150 years old, the Porto Commercial Association is one of the oldest in Portugal.
—-Guest posts by Gonçalo Moreira Rato, Vice-President, GEW Portugal

Tuesday, 9 July 2013

Hotel Príncipe da Beira

About us - Hotel Príncipe da Beira:
Uma piscina biológica com vista para a Serra da Estrela (com VÍDEO)
http://www.hotelprincipedabeira.pt/en/hotel-overview.html
Hotel Príncipe da Beira

http://videos.sapo.pt/zgN2j0sk4Mn2qqrwTg0e

Principe da Beira Hotel is a space that provides, through its team of services and accommodation, catering, activities therapies and the possibility of finding a more harmonious way through a meeting with himself, the awakening to the potential emotional , physical and spiritual needs of its customers.


BIOLOGICAL POOL

THE PLEASURE OF WATER SWIMMING IN A NATURAL POOL!
This is without doubt the space that (a) invites respect and be in union with nature, from which we all share.
invite you (a) a dip in our pool Biological that offers a 100% natural water treated / purified exclusively by aquatic plants specific to this ecosystem.
Project developed and implemented by Bio Pools, Ltd.

http://www.hotelprincipedabeira.pt/en/hotel-gallery.html



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Tuesday, 18 June 2013

Saturday, 1 June 2013

TEDxLisboa - Natalia Juskiewicz - Um Violino no Fado

TEDxLisboa - Natalia Juskiewicz - Um Violino no Fado - YouTube: "

Natalia Juskiewicz is a violinist who was born in Koszalin, Poland, and has lived in Portugal for several years. Holds a diploma in classical studies of violin at the Academy of Poznan, one of the most prestigious schools in the world, began his musical career as a solo performer and integrating Polish formations and orchestras of international standing.
During a vacation, fell in love with Portugal and decided to move. Adapted herself to the language, culture and way of being of the Portuguese. In the new land, developed a varied career path, whether solo or part of numerous orchestras and musical groups, activities that led her to travel extensively around the country where she now feels at home.
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NATALIA JUSKIEWICZ - NEM ÀS PAREDES CONFESSO (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

NATALIA JUSKIEWICZ - NEM ÀS PAREDES CONFESSO (OFFICIAL VIDEO) - YouTube: ""

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NATALIA JUSKIEWICZ - "COM QUE VOZ" (OFFICIAL VIDEO)

NATALIA JUSKIEWICZ - "COM QUE VOZ" (OFFICIAL VIDEO) - YouTube: ""

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Uma casa portuguesa - Amália Rodrigues

Uma casa portuguesa - Amália Rodrigues - YouTube: ""

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196-Amália Rodrigues live at the Coliseu,full show

196-Amália Rodrigues Ao Vivo No Coliseu,Espetáculo Inteiro 59 Minutos - YouTube: ""

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