Hotels

Hotel Internacional, Porto

January 27, 2012 Jack 0

We were smitten by the Hotel Internacional the moment we set eyes on it. Like the city of Porto it exuded a charm that harked back to another age… […]

Sri Lanka

First Impressions of Sri Lanka

January 21, 2012 Jack 0

From the moment the cloud cleared to expose a glistening, green, palm tree covered landscape the excitement rose to the point where I almost laughed hysterically out loud… […]

Food and drink

Café Society in Guimaraes

January 21, 2012 Andy 0

The line between bars and cafés in Guimaraes, and indeed in Porto, is distinctly blurred. Having been brought up in a pub culture where bars serve alcohol by default and coffee by exception, it was a novelty to see alcohol drinkers in cafés and coffee sippers in bars. […]