Mafra National Palace

Mafra National Palace

The visit to the basilica is free, but the visit to the basilica of Mafra palace and monastery costs 6 euros, with the possibility of paying an additional 5 euros to visit the courtyard and terrace, which makes no sense. Sleep overnight in Mafra to be the first and only visitor to the monastery after … Read more

Alcobaca Portugal

Alcobaca Portugal

There is a small and mysterious town in central Portugal, famous for the largest church in the country. Today we will tell you about Alcobaca Portugal and where to go, where to stay and much more. Alcobaca is located between Coimbra and Lisbon and can be visited as a day trip or as a city … Read more

Alcobaca Monastery

Alcobaca Monastery

The Mosteiro de Alcobaca (Alcobaca Monastery) is a large medieval monastery and UNESCO World Heritage Site in the small town of Alcobaca in Central Portugal, not far from Leiria. Like the monastery of Santa Cruz in Coimbra, it was the first Gothic building to be built in Portugal. The Gothic architecture of the Monastery of … Read more

Convent of Christ Tomar

Convent of Christ Tomar

The cityscape of Tomar, located in the centre of Portugal, is dominated by a huge monumental complex, the Monastery of the Knights Templar of Tomar, which stands on a hill. It is not only a monument, it includes a castle, its national forests (known as Mata dos Sete Montes), a home (Ermida de Nossa Senhora … Read more

Ericeira – A Surfers Paradise

Ericeira – A Surfers Paradise

This week I had the privilege of staying in the beautiful Portuguese Coastal town of Ericeira. It’s accessible as a day trip from Lisbon, but I would recommend spending a good few days there to enjoy the beaches and soak up the summer sun. Ericeira has got a very relaxing vibe to it, with many … Read more

Portugal Green List ends Tuesday – It’s going Amber!

Portugal Green List ends Tuesday – It’s going Amber

So many British Holiday makers excitedly booked their trips to Lisbon and the Algarve when the Portugal Green list was announced. A green list country meant that you can travel back to the UK without isolation. Sadly, that has recently ended and Portugal is becoming an Amber country from Tuesday. What does this mean for … Read more

Terceira Azores Island

Terceira Azores Island

Terceira Azores is an island in the Azores, in the eastern part of the Atlantic ocean.There is plenty of history in terceira Azores but there is also great natural beauty as well. It may just be an island, but there are plenty of things for people to do and see while they are visiting or … Read more

Guide to Tomar Portugal

Guide to Tomar Portugal

Tomar is a beautiful city in the central region of Portugal. The entire area is surrounded by churches and monasteries and has been classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site. What to do in Tomar There are plenty of things to do when visiting Tomar, including exploring its historic centre, experiencing the nightlife, biking along … Read more

Whale Watching Azores

Whale Watching Azores

If you are looking for an exciting Whale watching experience in the Atlantic Ocean, then Azores is definitely the place to be. There are a wide variety of species and plenty of ports that offer Whale watching cruises. Whale Watching in the Azores – Where to go The most popular spots for Whale watching in … Read more