Costa de Caparica

Costa de Caparica

Costa de Caparica is located on the Tagus at the mouth of the Almada, about 10 km south of Lisbon. It is known for its extensive beaches, which with a length of over 30 kilometers are the largest continuous beaches in Portugal. Part of the municipality of Elmada, it is a typical Portuguese seaside resort. … Read more

Travel Guide: The Coast of Portugal

Travel Guide_ The Coast of Portugal

The coast of Portugal is a fantastic place to spend a holiday or even move to live there as an expat. It’s much cooler on the coast than inland and where you decided to visit will depend a lot on what you want from the ocean. The Silver Coast, Lisbon Coast and Alentejo coast is … Read more

Ria Formosa Natural Park – A Perfect Day trip from Faro

Ria Formosa Natural Park

Ria Formosa natural park makes a great day trip from Faro and surrounding destinations on the Algarve coast. It offers a variety of landscapes and a unique natural location. The estuary area is a winding labyrinth of beaches and marshlands and home to many wildlife species. What is Ria Formosa natural park? Created in 2004, … Read more

Most Famous Monasteries in Portugal

Most Famous Monasteries in Portugal

Portugal is one of the oldest and most Christian countries in Europe and it’s a fantastic destination to explore churches and monasteries. Today’s blog is all about the most famous monasteries in Portugal. Let’s kick off with the most amazing and most popular – Jeronimos Monastery in Belem. Jeronimos Monastery The first time I visited … Read more

10 Best Places to go in Portugal

12 best places to go in Portugal

If you’re looking for a place to go on vacation, I’ve got the best spots for you! Portugal is a beautiful country that has so much to offer. From breathtaking beaches and ancient castles, to delicious food and friendly people, there is no shortage of things to do in this wonderful destination. The best places … Read more

What is the best area to stay in Lisbon?

What is the best area to stay in Lisbon

The best area to stay in Lisbon depends on what you are looking for. Party animals will head to Bairro Alto whereas places like Belem will give a quieter and more relaxed pace. Popular areas include Alfama, Baixa and Campolide. So, what is the best area to stay in Lisbon? Alfama If traditional Portuguese streets … Read more

Airports in Portugal

Airports in Portugal

Portugal’s prime location on the Atlantic coast means that many people fly in and out of Portugal. This article lists the main international airports in Portugal, which are Lisbon for the Lisbon coast or Faro for the Algrave. You may also use Porto or Lagos as your departure point if you’re flying into Portugal. Lisbon … Read more

Port Tasting in Porto

Port Tasting in Porto

Let’s be blunt about this – the best port tasting tours in the world are in PORTO! I had a great time Port tasting in Porto on both of my trips! Porto is a popular tourist destination and Portugal’s second city. I suggest that you spend at least 3-4 days there if possible. At least … Read more

Palacio Estoril

Palacio Estoril

Palacio Estoril is a historic Portuguese institution on the Atlantic coast and one of the most emblematic European hotels. Built in 1930 in the sleepy coastal town of Estoril on the Portuguese Riviera, a 25-minute drive from Lisbon, the hotel was known as the “Coast of the Kings,” where many members of the royal family, … Read more