What you must know about Elvas

The garrison border town of Elvas is the unknown gem of the Alentejo region. About the author here Aerial view of the city with the fortified walls clearly at sight   Introduction With people slowly leaving the comfort and security of their homes following the recent coronavirus house confinement, we decided to restart our business…

Portugal snapshot and infographic

Write in under 1000 words about Portugal? Challenge accepted! About the author here   With the coronavirus house confinement still going on, we recently challenged ourselves to create a summarized article about Portugal. The idea was to create a very simple document that you could carry with you on your trip to Portugal, we even…

Top 10 “Festas” in Portugal (part 2)

The best of Portuguese popular festivities PART II of the post published on July 25th:   Whenever traveling to a particular country, one is usually drawn to its history and heritage. As such, we tend to focus our attention on mystic castles, cobblestone plazas, national museum, and rich palaces. And that’s just fine, provided you’re…

Top 10 “Festas” in Portugal

The best of Portuguese popular festivities Whenever traveling to a particular country, one is usually drawn to its history and heritage. As such, we tend to focus our attention on mystic castles, cobblestone plazas, national museum, and rich palaces. And that’s just fine, provided you’re a history addict. However, traveling like that is like being…

Wines of Portugal

A short introduction to Portuguese wine and where you can find it If you ask anyone about to visit Portugal to name the top associations they have with Portugal, chances are that wine will be one of them. As such, with the mission of providing the most authentic tours and information about traveling in Portugal,…

Surviving Sintra during high season

Some tips so that you don’t lose your mind in Sintra during high season. High season is here. And with it, hordes of culture thirsty tourist from all over the place. Portugal has become one of Europe’s best-known countries, taking the prize of the best-kept secret in Europe… Until now, not a secret any more!…