Peniche Portugal

Peniche Portugal

On the west coast of Portugal, about an hour south of Lisbon, is Peniche on the island of Peniche. Its geographical importance made it a target for invaders in the 16th century. The city, built on a rocky peninsula, is considered by geologists as a unique example of the Toark fluctuation of the early Jurassic … Read more

Cost of Living in Porto

Cost of Living in Porto

The cost of living in Porto actually very cheap compared to most UK and US cities.  The income tax is low for citizens, and many times cheaper for non-residents working in the country. In addition to that, Portuguese people know how to save money from a very young age so they can enjoy their lives … Read more

Fishing villages in Portugal

Fishing villages in Portugal

Today’s blog is all about the most beautiful fishing villages in Portugal. Dotted along the coast of Portugal, you will still find some preserved Portuguese traditions along with amazing seafood in these seaside towns and villages. Some of my favourites are Nazare, Cascais and Tavira. Top 10 Fishing Villages in Portugal Nazare Nazare is one … Read more

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

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

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