Exploration Of Portugal

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Exploration of Portugal
Portugal is one of the least tourist attracted locations in Europe, many people do vacation there but it isn't as popular as most of the countries in Europe. This is so surprising due to the incredible charm they have surrounding their country. In Portugal there are many rules and regulations to follow in your everyday life. Your style and the way you present yourself in public is a big thing in Portugal, you will usually see men wearing suit jackets, dress shirts and sometimes t-shirts. Women wear dresses, blouses, skirts and sometimes wear t-shirts to, according to what the weather is like. Rain coats are very highly recommended in Portugal, considering it has one of the highest rainfalls in all of Europe. Considering it is located in Southwestern Europe and is the most western country mainland of Europe I can see why. Portugal is mainly considered a warm climate, Mediterranean climate with a distinct wet season in winter. During winter, Portugal undergoes a similar temperature pattern to the Spanish coastal towns, otherwise know as the having an average temperature each day of about 16°C (61°F). However, the Portuguese resorts are much
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When you greet someone in Portugal you make direct eye contact, shake their hand and greet them appropriately considering the time of day. In our culture, usually we greet our closer friends with either a hug or a certain nickname, but in Portugal their greetings are more formal than that. Usually women with their closer friends will kiss their cheek twice starting with the right then the left, and guys will hug their closer friends and sometimes give them a handshake. American dinners are usually informal and with paper plates and plastic silverware, but in Portugal there are very many different table manners you must follow to be considered proper and
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