Estremoz Castle

Estremoz Castle

Estremoz is a beautiful city in Alentejo, to the South of Portugal. It is often referred to as the ‘white city’ partly due to all the lovely white houses spread out over the hill, and also due to its stunning white marble, which made the area known all over the world! Estremoz castle is seen … Read more

Lamego Cathedral

Lamego Cathedral

Lamego is a beautiful little town set within the hills of the Douro region and with its close proximity to many other towns within the area, it makes for a great spot for a day trip. One popular stop on many people’s lists, when they come to this area, is Lamego Cathedral. Its eclectic mix … Read more

Highlights of Gondomar

Highlights of Gondomar

Only 7 kilometres from Porto, Gondomar is a lovely town that also has a lot to offer visitors. It runs right along the bank of the river Douro and as such has some beautiful riverside beaches. Gondomar also has a fantastic industrial history and is also well-known for its gold production! Here are our top … Read more

Tavira Castle

Tavira Castle

If on a day trip to the quaint little fishing town of Tavira, your day should definitely include a trip to Tavira Castle or Castelo de Tavira as it is known by the locals. The ruins of this medieval castle date back to the 11th century, when the Algarve region was under Moorish rule. However, … Read more

Churches of Portugal

Churches of Portugal

The biggest majority of the Portuguese public are of the Roman Catholic faith and this can be demonstrated throughout Portugal with the vast array of churches, chapels, cathedrals, and monasteries dedicated to the faith. For many, these buildings aren’t just a symbol of their religion but also a huge part of their culture. Here is … Read more

Churches of Porto

Churches of Porto

Portugal as a whole is one of the most religious countries within Europe, with a whopping 81% of its population stating their religion as Roman Catholic in the 2011 census. Due to this fact, there are a rich abundance of churches and chapels throughout Portugal and Porto certainly has some fine examples! Perhaps you are … Read more

Clérigos Church Porto

Clérigos Church Porto

Situated in the old town of Porto and with a 75-metre tall bell tower, the Clerics church is not to be missed. Clerigos Church Porto is frequently considered to be one of the main landmarks of Porto. History of Clerigos Church Porto A beautiful baroque-style church, this was designed in the 18th century and built … Read more

Porto Food and Wine

Porto Food and Wine

This week I’ve been scouring Porto to discover more about the tastiest and most authentic delicacies. I booked a Porto food and wine tour as an Air BnB experience and if you would like to do the same tour you can book it here. Porto’s food highlights include Bacallau, Pastel da Nata and the famous … Read more

Brunch in Porto

Brunch in Porto

If you’re someone who hates getting up early enough for the breakfast menu and instead enjoys that amazing combination that is breakfast and lunch, then worry not! Porto offers some incredible cafes and restaurants providing a fantastic array of brunch options at great affordable prices! Whether you’re looking for a healthy option, something light or … Read more