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Portugal, The Best Destination in the World

Portugal Melhor Destino do Mundo

The World Travel Awards 2018 were presented and Portugal was considered the Best Destination in the World! As a Portuguese, I know how much my country has to offer and see this recognition across borders couldn’t make me prouder.

In total, the country won 16 awards, among them the Best Adventure Tourism Attraction (Passadiços do Paiva), the Best Destination for City Break (Lisbon) or the Best Island in the World (Madeira).

Being considered the Best Destination in the World has left Portugal ahead of other countries such as South Africa, Brazil, India, Indonesia, New Zealand or Sri Lanka.

Of course, all these nations have a lot to offer, but the world now seems to be more geared towards this secluded seaside corner. Because, beyond all history and culture, there’s safety here, great weather, fantastic food and, of course, friendly people.

The World Travel Awards are delivered annually following a selection made by the public and industry professionals from more than 160 countries.

Have you already chosen your destination for 2019?… 😉

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Portugal Best Destination In The World

Marlene On The Move

Marlene Marques

Marlene is the creator of Marlene On The Move. A journalist by profession, she created the blog to share her adventures around the world. It is not unusual for her to set off to discover new countries and cultures with a surfboard as luggage.




  • Farah al Zadjaly

    Lovely blog post on a country soo dear to my heart… 🙂 Made me smile

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