Coimbra to Porto

Coimbra to Porto

It’s very easy to get from Coimbra to Porto on public transport. There are three main ways that you can get from Coimbra to Porto – train, bus or private taxi. I took the train from Coimbra To Porto and it was really easy. Let me talk you through all the options and how to … Read more

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

Faro to Porto by Train

Faro to Porto by Train

A long weekend in Porto is well-worth the journey up to the North of the country and there are generally around five trains a day making the journey up the Atlantic coastline to Portugal’s second largest city. For your return trip to Faro, you’ve got 8 trains a day to choose from. Faro to Porto … Read more

Flights to Porto from Birmingham UK

Flights to Porto from Birmingham UK

You will be pleased to know that there are direct flights to Porto from Birmingham UK with Ryanair. Porto is a fantastic city in Portugal which is becoming increasingly popular as both a a tourist destination and a more permanent destination for expats. It’s home of Port wine and so Port tasting in Porto is … Read more

How to Get From Lisbon to Porto

How to Get From Lisbon to Porto

If you’re visiting Lisbon and are in need of a quick weekend getaway, consider traveling to Porto. As the second-largest city in Portugal, Porto offers a variety of activities and must-see sights that make it well worth the trip. From its famous seafood to its world-renowned port wine, lively nightlight, and impressive historical centre, which … 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

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

Porto Cathedral

Porto Cathedral

Porto Cathedral is a church in Porto, Portugal. It was built between the 12th and 18th centuries and is the country’s last example of an architectural style that mixes Romanesque and Gothic styles. Built over many centuries atop the ruins of a 10th century Moorish mosque, this cathedral has managed to maintain an atmosphere of … Read more

Things to do in Porto

Things to do in Porto

Porto is the second largest city in Portugal and the capital of the Northern region. The climate is typically temperate with mild, rainy winters and dry, hot summers. Porto has a diverse landscape; the urbanized area extends along both sides of the Douro River estuary, being flat on the left bank and hilly on the … Read more