Best summer festivals in the Azores – sports, bullfights and wine

Best summer festivals in the Azores – sports, bullfights and wine

You probably already know the fact that the Portuguese have a festival for every event. There is a special occasion almost every week or weekend which requires celebration and creates a cheerful atmosphere. There is always lots of music, food, drinks and fun of course. If you plan to visit the Azores this summer here are a few events and festivities which you might bump into when spending you summer holiday on Portuguese lands. There are all sorts of festivals you can choose from: music fest... [ read more ]

The visitor’s guide to Portugal's Silver Coast

The visitor’s guide to Portugal’s Silver Coast

The Silver Coast of Portugal known as the Costa de Prata stretches from the city of Lisbon to the Fiqueira da Foz. It is an astounding natural beauty where the sun shines in a silver line on the Atlantic Ocean. Its name comes from the effect of the sun that shines on the water which turns its color to silver. The beaches here seem to stretch out to the infinite and the picturesque villages, leisure activities and the beautiful scenery stays the same throughout the whole year. The incredibly bl... [ read more ]

Where to eat in Setubal

Where to eat in Setubal

Where to eat in Setubal? This is the question that everybody asks at the arrival in a new place. If this is a hard question, because there are some interesting places in Setubal, it is not very difficult to answer at the question “What to eat”. That because Setubal is well known for its fishing activities and its fish market. Therefore, you may realize that the fish dishes are delicious and that they must be the main choice for you. Being a gourmet, I'll try to present you the best resta... [ read more ]

Batalha’s gastronomy and wine-growing

Batalha’s gastronomy and wine-growing

The gastronomy is a very important part of the travel experience, because it can help you discover better the country that you visit. What speaks better about the locals than the food that they eat? And for everything to be in its place, a good food is associated with a good wine. Therefore, your vacation will be a real success if you choose a location that has both a traditional cuisine and an appreciated wine region. The town of Batalha is the answer of all your questions. In order to convince... [ read more ]

Visiting Obidos wine region

Visiting Obidos wine region

If  you decide to visit the small town of Obidos, whether in your honeymoon, in vacation or just to participate at the festivals that are organized here each year, you don’t have to leave it without tasting the local wine. Being situated in an agricultural and wine-growing region, Obidos will definitely bring joy to wine amateurs. Visiting Obidos wine region will make you see that 17 wines are produced here. Presentation of Obidos wine region The Obidos wine region begins in Bombarral , i... [ read more ]

Must do's for visitors in Porto

Must do’s for visitors in Porto

Every city has its own particular characteristics that distinguish it, elements of pride for the inhabitants and famous attractions for the visitors. Registered as a World Heritage by UNESCO, Portohas many fascinating aspects that stir the interest of the tourists. If you are curious to discover the symbols of Porto you can pick between finding out as many things about them from various information materials or exploring them  yourself while visiting Porto. Porto wine One of the most ... [ read more ]

A short guide to Porto nightlife

A short guide to Porto nightlife

Every time I come to Porto, I like to sense the vibration of the city and take my time to experience a bit of everything: nothing compares to a stroll in the wonderful gardenof Palacio do Cristal or admiring the city from the top of Clerigol Tower. But my favorite part is Porto nightlife with all its glittering wonders: charming bars, fancy restaurants, cozy or glamorous clubs. Everyone can choose what they prefer, but never forget about trying the famous local icon, Porto Wine. Best restaur... [ read more ]

Portuguese wines

Portuguese wines

  Discovering Portugal in all its wonders and glory cannot be complete without experiencing the flavors of the Portuguese wines. “The older the wine, the better it gets” seems to be the perfect definition for centuries of rich tradition of Portuguese vineyards and wines.Portugal is prosperous in wine regions, each with its own distinctive sorts of grapes and producing process, resulting in more than one hundred types of wines, the most famous being:  Madeira Wines, Vinho Verde, ... [ read more ]