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Have you ever been to Portugal?

  1. Marketing Sucesso profile image71
    Marketing Sucessoposted 8 years ago

    Do you Know Portugal?

    Have you ever been to Portugal?

    Just to know if anyone knows this beautiful country...

    Yeah, I´m portuguese big_smile

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      \Brenda Scullyposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      i have never been would love to heard it is a beautiful country

      1. frogdropping profile image84
        frogdroppingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        Time you came then brenda smile

        I will show you around - and a very cheap flight from your part of the planet, as well as fairly quick.

    2. Helen Cater profile image78
      Helen Caterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      I am taking my family there in October.We will be staying for one week villamoura if that is the corect spelling.I have been to Lisbon twice from the UK.My first visit was 25 years ago and i had a ball.The second visit not so good to see the drug dealers and beggars.

  2. Drew Breezzy profile image72
    Drew Breezzyposted 8 years ago

    nope never been hmm

  3. anime_nanet profile image60
    anime_nanetposted 8 years ago

    Olha olha, outro tuga...

    A tentar ganhar uns trocos nas hubpages hein?

    Junta-te ao grupo eheh!

    Sou do Barreiro, já agora.


  4. Pamda Man profile image53
    Pamda Manposted 8 years ago

    I've been to Macau. Cuisine's great. Love the chicken.

  5. rmcrayne profile image97
    rmcrayneposted 8 years ago

    Many years ago I had the pleasure of visiting Portugal.  It was May 1987.  I went to visit Navy cousins in Rota Spain for 3 weeks.  We went to Algave for a long weekend.  We enjoyed the ferry, the beach, the food and the shopping.  I bought very inexpensive mugs and pottery pieces.  I have great photos of small colorful boats in the harbor.

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    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    Se não fosse o thread do Sucesso, nem imaginava.
    Um Abração

  7. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    Hey marketing ... I live in Lisbon. Does that count?

    Sempre Portugal! ... Abraço smile

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      sweettravelposted 7 years agoin reply to this

      hello, frogdropping!
      You say, that you live in Lisbon!!! that is great!!! I would like to ask you for some help...
      My friends are planning to come to Portugal and someone have recommended for them to rent an apartment through www.lisbonoasis.com
      Can you tell me if it is a good option? maybe you stayed there?
      Thank you.

  8. cindyvine profile image85
    cindyvineposted 8 years ago

    Portugal is on my list for sure as I have this thing, been going to all the old Portuguese colonies, now just have to do Portugal!

  9. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    Come Cindy lol! You can speak portuguese can't you? I have a couch you can surf on big_smile

  10. tantrum profile image60
    tantrumposted 8 years ago

    I've been in Portugal many times. Lots of friends there. Know Lisbon, Sintra, Cais Cais, Obidos, Bataglia, Algarve, Setubal, Fatima.....

  11. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    Tantum ... you eaten them darn snails yet? Not my favourite. However, I'm partial to the coffee, cakes, chicken, weather, Cascais and Obidos smile

    1. tantrum profile image60
      tantrumposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        No not snails 4 me ! LOL. I like cuentro in all my meals, leite de creme, my favourite dessert. Duck with rice, in every house. Fried pumpkin seeds. And Cafe' Paulista' a must in lisbon. And what about Quinta da Regaleira? I made a hub about it big_smile

      1. frogdropping profile image84
        frogdroppingposted 8 years agoin reply to this

        I shall go and read smile

        And of course Bairro Alto ... not to be missed.

        And wonderful earnest! I bet the OP would be happy to see so many positive responses to his question smile

  12. frogdropping profile image84
    frogdroppingposted 8 years ago

    Helen ... noooooooo lol, don't say it like that! It sounds like Lisbons got them crawling round every corner! Nothing like it.

    Beggars and dealers are prevalent all over the world. That sorta kinda almost sounds like Lisbon has a more than usual number. It doesn't smile

    1. Helen Cater profile image78
      Helen Caterposted 8 years agoin reply to this

      Ha ha no it wasn't meant to sound like that it is a wonderful place it's just the way most capitals are now i'm afraid, but on saying that i still had a great time. like home for me.

  13. I*n*v*i*c*t*u*s profile image60
    I*n*v*i*c*t*u*sposted 8 years ago

    Not yet...but it is definitely near the top of my list of places to go . smile

  14. earnestshub profile image88
    earnestshubposted 8 years ago

    I'm going to Google map it. I have seen glimpses of your beautiful country in movies, documentaries which created a desire to see it first hand. I will take my youngest son with me when I do.

  15. mcbean profile image76
    mcbeanposted 8 years ago

    I wandered around aimlessly for 3 weeks back in 2002.
    Friendly people.
    The locals took us under their wing at the May day celebration - barely spoke a word of Portugese but had an amazing time.
    I give it two thumbs up, suits my disorganized style of travel and the simple things in life are important there.....good food, a drop (or two) of wine and friends to talk with.

    I could go back at the drop of a hat.

  16. Elena. profile image88
    Elena.posted 8 years ago

    I'm taking off to Porto in a few hours, shall be there tonight!  YAY!

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    zampanoposted 8 years ago

    Don't forget about cod fish.
    It's men's best friend.
    May abuse with no harm.

  18. GeoHoliday2009 profile image51
    GeoHoliday2009posted 8 years ago

    Officially the Portuguese Republic, Located in southwestern Europe. The country shares its borders with Spain and the Atlantic Ocean. Portugal played a major part in world history, especially during the 15th century. It was one of the countries that had discovered much of the New World, which include the different countries in Asia, as well as Africa and South America.
    The country of Portugal has also become a popular tourist destination for those who are looking for something more on the adventurous side.
    Never been to Portugal but the possibility is open, hoping someday.

  19. Flightkeeper profile image73
    Flightkeeperposted 8 years ago

    Definitely on my list.  Any friends and colleagues who have gone have liked Portugal a lot.

  20. ScarletRyan1970 profile image55
    ScarletRyan1970posted 8 years ago

    My goodness, i was just in Portugal Summer gone.

       I arrived in Lisbon and i got such a shock!

       I thought i had arrived in Havana - Cuba.

       No thanks. Did'nt like Lisbon at all.

       They were Rude and very unfriendly.

       The small villages were very beautiful and the people

       were very relaxed and friendly.