Some of the similarities that Portugal and Spain share are similar ethnic background, similar language, those infamous bullfights, and both eat chorizos. They both went through similar political and social periods at the same time thoughout history. Some differences in Spain in Portugal. In Spainish bullfights it’s a single man facing a bull with a “torero” which is a sword. In portugal bullfights a man faces a bull on horse back. The spainish people are more open to emtion things, and more for time keeping. The Portuguese are more of a open minded and will say what they want, and they dont like to spend alot of time on jobs.