Information about Portugal:PORTUGAL IS A SOUTHERN EUROPEAN COUNTRY ON THE IBERIAN PENINSULA, BORDERING SPAIN AND THE ATLANTIC OCEAN. ITS OCEANSIDE LOCATION INFLUENCES MANY ASPECTS OF ITS CULTURE – SALT COD AND GRILLED SARDINES ARE NATIONAL DISHES, THE ALGARVE’S BEACHES ARE A MAJOR TOURIST DESTINATION AND MUCH OF THE NATION’S ARCHITECTURE DATES TO THE 1500S-1800S, WHEN PORTUGAL HAD A MARITIME EMPIRE. Read More...