Pousada de Santa Marinha, Guimarães

May 5, 2012 Andy 0

An imposing, former 12th century monastery where original, 18th century Azulejos tiles, Moorish architecture and monks’ cells have been given an award winning architectural makeover … […]


The 10 Best Things to Do in Porto

February 2, 2012 Jack 1

Just like things to see in Porto, there are multitudinous activities in the city to keep even those with low boredom thresholds amused, entertained and interested… […]

Food and drink

Food, Restaurants and Eating Out in Porto

February 2, 2012 Andy 4

It’s considerably cheaper to eat out in Portugal than it is in much of the rest of Europe and even though Porto is the country’s second city, paying the bill is a painless experience in all but the most exclusive establishments. […]


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… […]