Why You Should Visit Baleal and Ferrel: Two Small Towns That Are Making Big Waves
September 5, 2019
When people ask me about Portugal, they always want to know if I prefer Lisbon or Porto. My answer? Neither. I love both cities, but I’d rather spend my time in between them. Right in the middle of Portugal’s Atlantic coast, on the very edge of continental Europe, lie some of my favorite places in […]
What to See, Do, and Eat in Ericeira: The Prettiest Town on Portugal’s Central Coast
August 20, 2019
A lot of people ask about the best places to visit in Portugal, and of course, it depends on what you want out of your trip. But there’s one town that I never fail to mention. Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, enjoy incredible views, or surf some of the world’s best waves, […]
Making the Most of MEO SudoEstse
July 30, 2019
August has arrived and so has MEO Sudoeste, the much-anticipated week-long music festival held in Odemira, not far from the southern edge of Portugal (but still out of the way of the Algarve tourist rush). The festival provides music-lovers with the opportunity to camp out as part of the experience, and you can choose from […]
Who to See at Marés Vivas, and Why You Should Totally Go
July 16, 2019
Máres Vivas is worth the trip up north, for the plethora of genuine Portuguese talent and, if that’s your thang, some Sting and such.
Collecting the Catch: The Fishermen of Fonte da Telha
July 11, 2019
Watch how those sardines get from the sea to the grill.
Viseu: Sweet Treats and Bicycles
July 9, 2019
Viseu is a great destination on its own, but a 50-km bike ride thrown in makes a trip to the area even better. Here’s the what and the how.
Portugal’s Music Festivals, 2019 Edition
June 1, 2019
The biggest music festivals in Portugal, the capital of music festivals.