The Camino de Santiago Pilgrimage, also known as the famous Portuguese Way, is a well know and much talked about walk that started more than 1000 years ago. Known in English as the Way of Saint James among other names, is a network of pilgrims’ ways or pilgrimages leading to the shrine of the apostle Saint James the Great in the cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Galicia in northwestern Spain, where […]
Reuben and I visited Lisbon three years ago on a whim, having been told tales of colourful tiles, good wine and an infinitely vibrant cultural scene. We stayed in a slightly eccentric apartment in Santos, an area that turns from pastel de nata and café in the morning, to reggae parties, fueled by beers and […]
When we talk about the Algarve’s long coastline, we think of scuba diving because it is just perfect for the activity. There is an amazing and calm sea, allowing divers all round the year to ensure that their activity will not be interrupted unnecessarily. Along with it, underwater attractions, stunning cliffs, breathtaking underground caved, soothing […]
If you scroll through your friends’ Instagram feeds, you might notice that some of them travel a lot. And we’re not speaking about Instagram influencers, we’re speaking of people with full-time jobs and lives that resemble ours. Hopping from Europe to Africa might seem a little more demanding than a 10-weeks’ vacation and a limited […]
Lisbon, the capital of Portugal is a beautiful and romantic city. Life here is full of vibrant colours, sounds, tastes, and art which makes it such a happy place to be. The balmy Mediterranean weather, picturesque streets, beautiful buildings which tell tales of a bygone era, winding lanes and steep gradients, lip-smacking Portuguese food, and […]
Introduction People often forget about food, when discussing their visit to another country. They talk about things such as the culture, the landmarks, and famous tourist attractions, but hardly ever mention the . That is a shame because often times the unique culture of a country is best shown in what they eat, what their […]
Culture aficionados with a passion to visit a new city that has an illustrious heritage and history, will find London the ideal overseas destination. The capital of the UK, London is vibrant, exciting, and a perfect blend of the modern with the medieval! Even those who do not enjoy the hustle and bustle of a […]
We love Porto with it’s romantic steep cobbled streets lined with curiosity shops, bars and cafes, an enchanting Portuguese city where the aroma of Port wine mixes with seagulls and the sea. ‘Discoveries’ is a fresh new concept which we plan to bring to cities in Europe, beginning with beautiful Porto. Porto has the perfect […]
Little Blond is the name I go by now, since I arrived for the first time in my life in Portugal. Well, that is not totally true, I visited the Lisbon region about twenty years ago. But as much as I like this gorgeous city, which has changed enormous since I was there before, last […]
Relocating anywhere is always an exciting experience, however where better than historically-mature, sunny Portugal? It’s hard to know what to expect before relocating to a completely new country, however there are ways to prepare yourself beforehand by making careful considerations. While most people understand that an EHIC renewal will allow you to receive free or […]
For those hopeless romantics out there, nothing compares to watching the sunrise on a quiet beach. Those moments in the early morning that are shared only by you and your companions are the memories that make trips worth having. It can be difficult to express the peace and serenity of the moment if you haven’t […]
It was back then during the Lisbon’s new renaissance, tourism in Portugal increased with leaps and bounds. People started visiting the country and exploring the picturesque landscapes and eye-catching places over there. And the scenario didn’t change at all till now because the popularity of the country is growing day by day as flocks of […]
From stunning architecture of cathedrals, castles and boulevards to exquisite restaurants, from the thieves market to top tier hotel service, from beautiful parks and stone paved roads for a walk to modern ports with bars and even hundreds of years old recurring festivals, Portugal is truly a country that has everything to offer for anyone […]
Porto is at the height of fashion as a travel destination right now. Its signature cobbled streets are lined with a new Portuguese breed of modern artisan cafes, restaurants, bars and shops. The city is buzzing with tech start-ups, digital nomads and co-working spaces and is attracting a lot of international investment. All this makes […]
Only after the British discovered port wine at the end of the 17th century did the fame of its fine quality start spreading all over the world. The Douro Valley region produces the grapes that give rise to the only authentic “Porto.” In the middle 1750s, the Portuguese authorities started controlling all the aspects of port […]
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