Madeira, perfect spot for sun-lovers and those who enjoy the great outdoors

Madeira

978 km from mainland Portugal and 608 km from the African coast lies an island that is said to be part of the lost continent of Atlantis.

High mountains, deep valleys, tranquil lakes, waterfalls and an immensity of green. The vivacity of the Madeiran landscape is the result of an authentic subtropical climate that keeps the chill off the seawater and the climate mild all year round. READ MORE

Differences between European and Brazilian Portuguese

Comparison between European Portuguese and Brazilian Portuguese

Approximately 250 million people worldwide speak Portuguese
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Approximately 250 million people worldwide currently speak Portuguese. It is the official language of Portugal, Angola, Brazil, Mozambique, the Guinea-Bissau, Cape Verde and São Tomé and Príncipe. It’s also one of the official languages of Timor-East and of the special administrative region of Macau in China. As the result of expansion during colonial times, Portuguese speakers are also found in Goa, Daman and Diu in India and in Malacca in Malaysia. READ MORE