Portugal

Four Seasons Fairways in luxurious Quinta do Lago

Four Seasons Fairways in luxurious Quinta do Lago

Everyone throughout history has wanted the Algarve – from the Phoenicians to the Romans, the Visigoths, the Moors, the Spanish up to the modern day slicer, aka golfer! In my opinion, there are three reasons why this tiny bit of the world was so attractive. Geography […]

2 Days in Porto

2 Days in Porto

Why have I never been to Porto before? It has to be one of the great European cities – it’s home to Port – the drink, the food is fab, there’s tons to do and a river runs through it. Although the second largest city […]

Traditional Portuguese Food in Guimarães and Braga

Traditional Portuguese Food in Guimarães and Braga

You mention Portuguese food to foreigners and they either look at you quizzically or mention the ubiquitous custard tarts. Unlike its Mediterranean neighbors, France, Italy and Spain, traditional Portuguese food can’t be summed up in one word, like croissant, pasta, or tapas! I know that […]

Things to do in Braga Portugal

Things to do in Braga Portugal

As the seat of power for the Archbishop representing the Kingdom of Spain & Portugal in the Vatican, Braga reigned as one of the oldest, most powerful cities in the Europe from medieval times through to the late 1800s. You’ll find loads of things to […]