Porto Metro

Porto Metro

The Porto Metro is one of the best ways to get around in Porto, the second largest metropolitan city in Portugal. The metro opened its first line about twenty years ago in 2002. Today there are six lines with about eighty working stations that go over seven different areas: Porto, Gondomar, Maia, Matosinhos, Póvoa de … Read more

How to Book Portugal Train Tickets

How to Book Portugal Train Tickets

I totally love travelling by train in Portugal. It is comfortable and fast. The Portuguese trains are very clean and comfortable. Because Portugal is a relatively small and accessible country there are trains to most Portuguese destinations. You can find a lot of third part apps or booking websites (such as omio.com) that advertise Portugal … Read more

Golden Visa Portugal

Golden Visa Portugal

Portugal has been one of the most popular destinations in Europe for a while, and it’s only getting more popular. With an excellent climate, beautiful beaches, and ancient heritage sites to explore, it’s easy to see why Portugal is looking more and more like a place to spend your next vacation. But that might not … Read more

Things to do in Braga

Things to do in Braga

Hoping to explore the architectural heritage of medieval Braga? Want to find out the time-tested recipe for Tarta de Nata? Or just looking for a relaxing way to spend your weekend in Portugal’s oldest city? Come explore the most interesting things to do in Braga! This article will give you tips on how to eat, … Read more

Hiking the Historical Way in Portugal

Hiking the Historical Way in Portugal

Spanning 263 km in the truly beautiful countryside of south-west Portugal, the Historical Way is recognised as being one of the best hiking trips in the whole of Europe. The European Ramblers Association awarded the Historical Way with is “Leading Quality Trails – Best of Europe” certificate in 2016, and it’s clear to see why. … Read more

Hiking the Fisherman’s Trail in Portugal

Hiking the Fisherman’s Trail in Portugal

The Rota Vicentina Fisherman’s Trail is a breath-taking four-day hiking trail in south-west Portugal, set in the Costa Vicentina National Park. The world famous hike is often referred to the Fishermans trail in Portugal. Introducing the Fishermans Trail Portugal The Fishermans trail Portugal, launched in 2013 as a boost for tourism in the stunning and … Read more

Peniche Portugal

Peniche Portugal

On the west coast of Portugal, about an hour south of Lisbon, is Peniche. The island or peninsular of Peniche juts out into the Atlantic. Its geographical importance made it a target for invaders in the 16th century. Introduction to Peniche The city, built on a rocky peninsula, is considered by geologists as a unique … 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