Porto Cathedral

Porto Cathedral

Porto Cathedral is a church in Porto, Portugal. It was built between the 12th and 18th centuries and is the country’s last example of an architectural style that mixes Romanesque and Gothic styles. Built over many centuries atop the ruins of a 10th century Moorish mosque, this cathedral has managed to maintain an atmosphere of … Read more

National Palace of Queluz

National Palace of Queluz

If you find yourself in the beautiful Portuguese city of Sintra for Pena Palace, why not stay a little longer to visit the National Palace of Queluz? Introducing the National Palace of Queluz Quinta da Regaleira is a public garden classified as World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The Park is located in the municipality of … Read more

The Portuguese Language

The Portuguese Language

The Portuguese language (português) is the official language of Portugal. The Portuguese language is spoken by almost all of the population of Portugal. In official situations, such as press releases and government office communications, an International Phonetic Alphabet (IPA) version of the Portuguese language may be used instead. Portuguese pronunciation differs from a few standard … Read more

Prettiest Places in Portugal

Prettiest Places in Portugal

What are the prettiest places in Portugal? I asked a group of international travellers and here’s what they came up with. Lisbon Lisbon is the capital of Portugal, it’s also the largest city in the country and one of the oldest cities in Western Europe.. It has been named as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. … Read more

Things to do in Faro Portugal

Things to do in Faro Portugal

If you’re considering a visit to Faro and are wondering what to do when you get there, look no further. We’ve compiled this list of things to see and do with our guide on fun things around the city for your convenience. From day trips to sightseeing, we’ve got it all covered. How to get … Read more

National Palace Sintra

National Palace Sintra

The National Palace Sintra is a building that currently houses the Portuguese President. It was an estate until the monarchs of Portugal moved to Lisbon in 1834 and it became a summer palace for the Royal Family. Today, it also serves as one of the official residences of A Presidente da Republica Portuguesa (the Portuguese … Read more

Guimaraes Portugal

Porto to Guimaraes train

Guimarães is a city and municipality located in the north of Portugal. The urban population is approximately 80,000 inhabitants, comprising the city of Guimarães and three other independent municipalities. The municipality of Guimarães is one of the most prosperous in northern Portugal and the largest municipality (by area) in the historical region of Minho. Its … Read more

Pena Palace Sintra

Pena Palace Sintra

If you are interested in the history and culture of Europe, a visit to Pena Palace is a must. Often referred to as the “Most Beautiful Palace in Portugal,” this marvelous building was constructed at the end of 19th century by King Luis I who wanted a summer residence near Lisbon. This palace offers tours … Read more

Things to do in Sintra

Things to do in Sintra

If you’re feeling like seeing a different and exotic part of Portugal, then you should consider visiting Sintra. It’s a wonderful town with plenty of things to do including an abundance of beautiful castles and palaces. Here is our guide that will hopefully give you everything that you need. We cover the best attractions, restaurants … Read more

Castelo Dos Mouros

Castelo Dos Mouros

Today’s blog focuses on the Castelo dos Mouros in Sintra. Sintra is without a doubt one of the most prominent destinations in Portugal. It’s a charming town with colourful houses and enchanting gardens, perfect for some weekend getaway from the city. From its quaint coffee shops to its fairy-tale castles, it offers many surprising attractions … Read more