Your coronavirus revenge trip to Portugal

Because you need to get on your two feet again once the coronavirus pandemic is over! About the author here   Coping with the coronavirus From China to the world, the coronavirus has infected thousands of people, has put countries on alert and threatens the pace of the global economy. Portugal is no exception and…

Why is Sintra so famous?!

Have you ever wondered why so many people recommend Sintra as part of your trip to Portugal? About the author here If you talk to anyone who has visited Portugal, chances are that someone has been to Sintra. Plain and simple. But why is that? Why is Sintra almost as famous as Lisbon or 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…

Everything (almost) about Fátima

A short guide on Fátima and its significance About the author here   While the population in Portugal of self-declared Catholics has been slowly declining the last decades, the country still remains largely Catholic or Catholic affiliated. In fact, Portugal has a rich history of “friendship” with the Catholic Church, contrary to what happens in…

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,…

Teresa Brum: the next big name in Fado?

An interview with Teresa Brum, a true fadista! Following the interview we made to one of Portugal’s emerging artist Lígia Fernandes, we now take this opportunity to share with you an interview with yet another emerging artist, this time a fado singer – fadista. Teresa Brum gently conceded an interview and let us film her…