10 things to do and see in Caldas da Rainha
Caldas da Rainha, a small city about one-hour drive north of Lisbon, is known for two things: hot springs and ceramics. Sometime in the 15th century, Portugal’s Queen Leonor established a hospital and church here, hence the name, which means “Queen’s
25 traditional dishes to order in Portugal
There’s a lot more to Portuguese food than piri piri chicken and custard tarts. In this article I’ve rounded up two dozen or so traditional Portuguese dishes you can easily order throughout the country. When it comes to eating in Portugal, I’m
11 best things to do and see in Aveiro
Aveiro is a petite old city where traditional brightly coloured moliceiro boats traverse a wide canals lined with picture-perfect pastel art nouveau buildings. University students clink beers in the sunshine, tourists snack on golden ovos moles sweets, fishermen bring in
Where to eat in Porto
Francesinhas (the everything sandwich). Pork steak sandwiches. Offal stew. Spicy hot dogs. The food in the north of Portugal is heavier, that’s for sure. I adore Porto. It has everything you want and need from a city, in a small walkable
Where to eat the best pastéis de nata in Lisbon
How many pastéis de nata could you eat in a holiday? Our friend Jayden smashed 30 on his trip to Portugal, but I will say that not all of them were prime pasteis. The man was on a mission to
13 best day trips from Lisbon
From castles to the coastline and vineyards to villages, here are the best day trips from Lisbon.
14 best things to do and see in the Algarve
Whitewashed houses with little chimneys and colourful doors, the shrill of seagulls and shouts of fish vendors, the smell of sunscreen and grilling sardines. Here are my favourite things to do in the Algarve
Weekend guide to Guimarães
Welcome to the birthplace of Portugal. Step back in time with this weekend guide of things to do in Guimarães.
How to spend 48 hours in Lisbon: Two-day itinerary
In Lisbon you have to go with the flow, which is why this guide gives you the freedom to choose-your-own-adventure and go with the rhythm of the city.
Weekend guide to Monsaraz
This area of the Alentejo is dotted with cute towns, wineries, olive groves, prehistoric monuments and the biggest artificial lake in Europe. Here’s my guide for things to do around Monsaraz.