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Where to Stay in The Douro Valley

Where to Stay in The Douro Valley

Travelling to the Douro Valley?  It’s a beautiful part of the world and a great place to learn about the best Douro wine.

Now that you know you are going it’s time to find your ...

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Where to Stay in Faro: Best Hotels & Accommodation

Where to Stay in Faro: Best Hotels & Accommodation

Travelling to the Algarve and wondering where to stay in Faro.

Faro is a great place to stay for its historical centre, and nearby beaches. In this article I will help you find the best place ...

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Quick Guide to The Best Things to Do in Faro

Quick Guide to The Best Things to Do in Faro

The busy airport in Faro is the first step for many tourists arriving in Southern Portugal. Often overlooked by visitors Faro city is much more than just a gateway to the beaches. Spend time in ...

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Complete Guide to The Best Things to Do in Sintra

Complete Guide to The Best Things to Do in Sintra

There are so many things to do in Sintra, a day trip to Sintra is one of the most popular trips from Lisbon. Recognized  as a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site since 1995, the town draws ...

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A Heaven Scent Gift from Portugal

A Heaven Scent Gift from Portugal

If you are looking for an original Portuguese gift, Claus Porto is synonymous with beauty, tradition and old world Portugal. Scented bars of sudsy joy each hand packed and wax sealed with the Claus Porto ...

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Exactly Where to Stay in Lisbon

Exactly Where to Stay in Lisbon

Some familiarity with each Lisbon district will help when planning your trip and deciding where to stay in Lisbon. Each central Lisbon neighbourhood has something different to offer for sightseeing and shopping so you can ...

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Where to Stay in Porto (2020): Insider Guide

Where to Stay in Porto (2020): Insider Guide

Where to Stay in Porto –  The Best Areas

Travelling to Portugal and wondering where to stay in Porto?

We can help you out. We have not only lived in Porto but visit frequently. It is one ...

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A Unique Portuguese Souvenir – Bordallo Pinheiro

A Unique Portuguese Souvenir – Bordallo Pinheiro

Bordallo Pinheiro is one of my favourite souvenirs from Portugal, a unique brand of ceramics that is so special because it is representative of the country and its culture. The creator was one of the ...

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Shopping in Lisbon: Our Insider’s Guide

Shopping in Lisbon: Our Insider’s Guide

Whether you’re in the market for original accessories or vintage finds these shops should be on your Lisbon shopping list. You’ll find unique gifts for that someone special in your life with our Lisbon shopping ...

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5 Reasons Why Lisbon Should Be Your Next Getaway

5 Reasons Why Lisbon Should Be Your Next Getaway

Between historic charm, world-class art museums and booming restaurant scene, there are plenty of reasons to make Lisbon your next getaway. If you haven’t visited recently you’re in for a real  treat.

Historic Charm

For an overview ...

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