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Portugal is one of the most popular spots for European travelers. It has great weather, cheap prices and wonderful people. This video covers some of the issues that travelers and tourists face when they visit Portugal. Whether you are having a pastel de belem in Lisbon, drinking Porto wine in Porto or just hitting the beaches all along the Portuguese coasts, a few things may stick out at you.
Filmed in Lisbon, Portugal
Copyright Mark Wolters 2017
Shock #1. You have to pay for the bread and butter on the table.
Shock #2. The Kitchens close between 3pm and 7pm
Shock #3. They CATCH The bull in Portuguese Bull fighting
Shock #4. The Portuguese love to smoke.
Shock #5. The lack of good lower and middle priced hotels. There are great hostels and vacation rentals though.
Shock #6. The Portuguese Concept of Time. Dinner at 8pm means 10pm… or later 🙂 usually
Shock #7. Driving in Portugal is a white knuckle affair, so be safe.
Shock #8. Guys trying to sell you “drugs” in Lisbon
Shock #9. How affordable Portugal is for travelers
Shock #10. How slick the cobblestones can be.
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5 Things You Will Love & Hate about Portugal
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