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Famous Food of Portugal: Top 10 Portuguese Dishes Recommended by a Local

Being a Portuguese and a seasoned traveler, if there is ONE thing I always miss when traveling abroad is my country’s food. I know it sounds a bit pretentious, but I have traveled all around the world and I still believe that in my country, Portugal, we have one of the best culinary scenes in …

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Plan Your Algarve Camping Trip

Discover the Algarve Coast The Algarve is Portugal’s southernmost region, characterized by long stretches of coastline and consistent year-round sunshine. Camping is the perfect way to explore the Algarve Coast. In this post, we will give you tips and info to plan your Algarve camping trip. Popular with holidaying families in summer, the area remains …

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Portugal Itinerary – 10 Days in Portugal Recommended by a Local

10 Days in Portugal Itinerary Portugal is a country of culture, heritage, and natural beauty. This Portugal itinerary will take you to explore some of the best beaches, the world heritage sites, and the main cities! As it’s highly probable that you’ll enter Portugal in Lisbon we will start and finish your 10 days in …

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Discover Western Algarve: Monchique

Discover Western Algarve: Monchique  – Think Mountains not Beaches Many people who consider Portugal’s Algarve as their holiday destination, will think about the dramatic coastline, with breathtaking rock formations, alternating with fine, sandy beaches. But that is not all that Western Algarve has to offer. Discover Monchique in Western Algarve What’s not so well known …

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Visiting Cascais: Jewel of the Portuguese Rivera

Visiting Cascais Portugal Cascais – Jewel of the Portuguese Rivera Once the playground of luminaries such as poet Fernando Pessoa and the Portuguese royal family, Cascais (pronounced kush-kaish) is rich in a sense of whimsical charm and character. Replete with winding laneways, contemporary art museums, and a pedestrianized old town with plenty to see and …

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The Allure of the Azores

The plane is descending, flying low over a volcano. Steam rises. Cat, my youngest daughter, is excited. “Look, you guys! The earth is boiling.” And it is! Like the other islands of the Azores, Sao Miguel is volcanic. It’s also verdant and utterly beautiful. The Azores Archipelago is in fact the visible part of the Atlantic …

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