Activities in Portugal

  • Activities in Portugal,  Portuguese Culture

    Halloween in Portugal: What Are the Traditions?

    It’s that time of year again where the days are getting shorter, there’s a crisp chill in the air, and it’s harvest time for the crops. It’s also time to get ready for Halloween. Halloween in the United States In the United States, Halloween is a pretty big deal. It’s an American tradition. We celebrate with Halloween parties, and kids dress up in costumes to go door-to-door for trick or treating, begging for sweets, money, or whatever. Trick or treat, smell my feet,Give me something good to eat.If you don’t, I don’t care,I’ll pull down your underwear! I had forgotten that there was a second sentence to that trick-or-treat jingle. Did you know…

  • Activities in Portugal

    Are You Looking for Kid-Friendly Activities in Coimbra?

    Portugal is not totally different than living in the United States when it comes to entertaining yourself and your kids.  There are plenty of kid-friendly activities to do for all ages. The difference is just about the pace of life and what you like to do.  Similar Activities to Those in the U.S. Our family is moving to the Coimbra area in about a year and a half, and I have been doing some research on kid-friendly activities for our son.  I’ve been looking for what kinds of things there are to do there.  I found that there are a few things that we do here that we will also…