FX Excursions

FX Excursions offers the chance for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in destinations around the world.
Portugal
March 2019
Mar 1, 2019

Lisbon Lures Visitors

IN LISBON, UNLIKE IN OTHER European capitals, first-time visitors arrive without a lot of expectations. There’s no Eiffel Tower, Buckingham Palace or Sistine Chapel. That’s not to say Lisbon has no outstanding historical monuments. Of course it does. They’re just not as well-known as those iconic examples of European travel tours.

TAP Air Portugal: 77 Years Young

TAP Air Portugal, or rather Transportes Aéreos Portugueses, was founded 77 years ago, March 14, 1945, and flew its first commercial flight September 19, 1946, inaugurating service from Lisbon to Madrid, Spain, aboard a Douglas DC-3.

November 2018
Nov 1, 2018

Lisbon Poises for Rediscovery

THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT would be a different place if Portuguese explorers and merchants during the Age of Discovery had not made their mark around the world via the oceans, the Silk Road and the Spice Road. Lisbon became the ultimate point of origin for ships heading toward the Americas, Africa and Asia, later returning with goods, ideas and business practices that would lay the foundations for today’s global economy.