Discover the western region of Portugal: Algarve

Discover the western region of Portugal: Algarve

The region of Algarve is located in the western part of Portugal. Algarve has a beautiful seaside and picturesque mountains in the background. Visit and discover this lovely region which serves as a great holiday location with its Mediterranean climate. Take a pleasant walk down the shore and enjoy the smell of the ocean and the fragrance of wild flowers or stroll around the narrow streets and alleys in town. The beaches in the west with their rocky coastline make a spectacular view. Discove... [ read more ]

Having fun in Obidos

Having fun in Obidos

Even if Obidos is a small town, with 3.100 inhabitants, and despite the fact that the locals keep a village atmosphere, here one can find a lot of possibilities to spend the time. In order to convince you of the beauties that this town offers, I’ll show you that Having fun in Obidos is not hard at all. Museums and Galleries First of all, when one arrives in Obidos, he is interested in knowing the town. The best way to do that is strolling on the cobbled streets, both day and night. If you ... [ read more ]

How do we celebrate Mardi Gras in Portugal

How do we celebrate Mardi Gras in Portugal

Many foreign friends of mine often ask me what to do in Portugal in other period of year except summer and I never know what to tell them first because my homeland offers a lot of possibilities to have fun. As this is February, please let me tell you a short story about How we celebrate Mardi Gras, our Carnival, here, inPortugal. Mardi Grass- more than just a colorful parade Mardi Gras is a four day celebration that is always organized one week before de season of Lent. Some say that it has ... [ read more ]

Having fun in Tomar

Having fun in Tomar

There are many things you can do in Tomar, besides visiting the historical attractions of the city. Though the city in not that big, having fun in Tomar is not a difficult thing to do. You can exercise your painting skills during a tile painting and pottery class or you can learn how to ride a pony at Ribatejo Farm, the possibilities of enjoying your time in Tomar are unlimited. In the evening you can enjoy a glass of wine in one of the local bars or taste some of Tomar traditional goodies. ... [ read more ]