Batalha Portugal

Batalha, a small town in the hills of Leiria, has become an important place thanks to the construction of its magnificent monastery, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The monastery was built to celebrate the Portuguese victory against the Castilians in the Battle of Aljubarrota in 1385, in accordance with a vow made to … Read more

Best time to go to Portugal

Best time to go to Portugal

Portugal is a fabulous country to visit and is actually fine to visit all year round, although when you choose to go will depend a great deal on your interests and what you want to do there. Most people say that the Best time to go to Portugal is to catch the beginning or the … Read more

Portugal Solo Travel Guide

Portugal solo travel guide featured

In Portugal, it’s easy to feel at home. With a Mediterranean temperament and diverse geography – Portugal has something for everyone: bustling capital cities, beautiful beaches, historical towns and villages, a rich culture steeped in tradition – Portugal is one of the most popular destinations for solo travelers. Welcome to our solo travel guide. Portugal … Read more

Best Surf Sunscreen for Portugal

Best Surf Sunscreen for Portugal

Sunscreen use for surfers can be a controversial issue, but with climate change and ever-increasing temperatures, it’s an essential one. I’ve spoken to many of my fellow surfers about this, and only one guy out of maybe 50 uses any form of protection while surfing. As he said to me “I’ve been surfing since I … Read more

Best Restaurants in Albufeira

Best Restaurants in Albufeira

It will be very easy to find the best restaurants in Albufeira. Why? because there are some restaurants that they have a Michelin star (the most prestigious of all), some have other international awards for their gastronomy, and others are considered among the best in Europe. All these distinctions are due to their quality services … Read more

Freelancing in Portugal

freelancing in Portugal

Freelancing in Portugal isn’t as complicated as it can be in other countries, and this is one of the reasons why I chose Portugal over Spain. In Spain they have this concept of being an ‘autonomo’ or ‘freelancer’ and you have to pay for the privilege. It’s not cheap either, a couple of hundred Euro … Read more

Living in Portugal as an Expat

living in Portugal as an Expat

Living in Portugal as an expat and there are many reasons to choose Portugal. It is not only because of the beautiful weather, but Portugal doesn’t have too many major problems and people are friendly and welcoming. But the best things about Portugal are not on the surface. The best things are deeper and more … Read more

Bad things about Living in Portugal

Bad things about Living in Portugal

Despite all the good that you hear – the sunshine, the diet, the cheap cost of living in Portugal – there are of course some bad things about living in Portugal. However, you might be pleased to know that most expats in Portugal say that the good outweighs the bad. But here are a few … Read more

Surfing in Ericeira

Surfing in Ericeira

Ericeira is a coastal town on the Atlantic Ocean coast of Portugal. It has been popular with surfers for many years and it still draws crowds from around the globe today. The area around Ericeira consists mainly of white sandy beaches and rocky cliffs which makes it ideal for surfing. Due to the Ericeira area … Read more