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

Portuguese Supermarket Guide

Portuguese Supermarket Guide

So, you are probably either living in Portugal or travelling in Portugal on a budget and looking to stock up. But which Portuguese supermarket should you use? My favourites are Continente Bom Dia and Pingo Doce. You will be pleased to know that there is a good variety of cheap Portuguese supermarkets in most main … Read more

Monte Gordo

Monte Gordo

Monte Gordo is a small town, but has the most necessary services and amenities: pharmacy, bank, children’s playground, tennis courts, several hotels and apartments. Yellow Praia and the Monte Gordo Kids Club, where children will find various ways to have fun during their stay. Monte Gordo comes alive in summer, when many tourists come to … Read more

Salema

Salema

Salema is a hard-working fishing village in the Natural Park of Costa Vincentina, a nature reserve of exceptional natural beauty in the western Algarve in Portugal. Think cobbled streets with tiny blue trims and whitewashed fishermen’s huts littered with chimneys. The lovely village of Salema is a pleasure to walk around at any time of … Read more

Monsaraz, Portugal: An Unforgettable Travel Destination

Monseraz

Located near the Spanish border, Monsaraz is a quaint Portuguese town on a hill that will give you history, a taste of traditional Portuguese lifestyles and phenomenal views. It is a very picturesque Portuguese destination – one of the prettiest places in Portugal. Where is Monsaraz? This village is located right near the Spanish border … Read more

Silves Portugal

Silves Portugal

On a perfect day on the Algarve coast, Silves is a charming medieval town of citrus groves and vineyards. The city experienced its heyday in Moorish times, when it was the capital of the region. The castle on the top of the hill is a monument to Islamic rule of the 13th century. It has … Read more

Alvor

Alvor

Alvor is one of the most beautiful seaside resorts in the Algarve and an ideal destination if you want to spend a relaxing holiday on the beach. Once a fortified town and fishing port, Alvor has become a charming and mature holiday destination. The town is situated on the banks of the Alvor estuary and … Read more