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Cascais – My Portuguese Refuge

By Cascais Live Team - Saturday, August 27, 2016

 First seen in Cascais “C” August 2016    By Gilberto Ferraz, Comendador, Journalist and Author of “Por Terras da Sua Majestade”           Having lived and worked in London as a journalist for… Read more…

SPOTLIGHT: Lumina and Bairro dos Museus

By Cascais Live Team - Saturday, August 27, 2016

 First seen in Cascais “C” August 2016     Lumina Festival of Light 2016   LUMINA will be back in Cascais for its 5th Festival of Light from 8 to 11 September. The first edition was… Read more…

Regional sweet stuff

By Cascais Live Team - Saturday, August 27, 2016

 First seen in Cascais “C” August 2016     Article by Hans Lamers  Love ’em or hate ’em, confectionary and desserts from Portugal are unique. They feature prominently on most dessert menus and knowing what to enjoy and what to decline, is indispensable.  In Cascais, areias and noze s are genuinely ’local’. Although travesseiros and queijadas trace their origin to Sintra, cascalenses have claimed them… Read more…

Pat’s Corner – Farewell to Cascais for Now

By Cascais Live Team - Saturday, August 27, 2016

   First seen in Cascais “C” August 2016   Article by Howard R. Wolf  (in memory of Pat Westheimer, American writer, teacher and journalist)  After a magical ten day visit to… Read more…

Romanian Modern Painting Exhibition at Palácio da Ajuda

By Cascais Live Team - Friday, August 19, 2016

Article Kindly Shared by Caroline Will and Photos by Marsha Turner On Thursday, 18th August, twenty-seven IWP members, associates and guests attended a guided tour of modern Romanian paintings, dating… Read more…

SUMMER HIGHLIGHT: FESTAS DO MAR 2016

By Cascais Live Team - Wednesday, August 17, 2016

 First seen in Cascais “C”  August 2016      The annual celebration of the relationship between Cascais and the Sea (Festas do Mar / Sea Festival) is back again in August for its 11th year. There will be free concerts… Read more…

Pat’s Corner – CASCAIS OUT, CASCAIS HOME

By Cascais Live Team - Wednesday, August 17, 2016

 First seen in Cascais “C” August 2016       Article by Professor Howard R. Wolf Author of Far-Away Places: Lessons in Exile (travel essays)    (In memory of Pat Westheimer, American writer, teacher and journalist)   … Read more…

SPOTLIGHT – GUIDED TOURS – Butterfly Garden and ZIBA

By Cascais Live Team - Wednesday, August 17, 2016

 First seen in Cascais “C”  August 2016       Although there are many dates made available during the year to book a guided tour the next ones will be on 20th August… Read more…

Champions of Europe – and it all started in Cascais

By Cascais Live Team - Wednesday, August 17, 2016

 First seen in Cascais “C” August 2016       Article by Hans Lamers  Meet Guilherme Pinto Basto, the maverick who introduced Portugal’s favourite pastime to the mainland, ’o continente’, as the locals refer to it.   From around 1870, the Portuguese Royal family chose Cascais to frolic… Read more…

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