Lousã Schist Village: Something for Everyone
Stone pathways, inlaid fountains, a fanciful swimming spot, and a stunning castle are just a few treasures found in this ancient hidden village.
Lisbon’s Rock Climbing Gyms (Rocodromos)
There’s a growing number of choices for rock climbers to train inside Lisbon, and Atlas helped bring one of them to life!
Driving Topless to a Vineyard in the Algarve
Wind in your hair, wine in your glass, sand on your feet: the perfect weekend escape.
Dino Parque Lourinhã: An Unexpectedly Fun Thing I Might Do Again
This is the kind of theme park dinosaur lovers can really sink their teeth into.
Monte Selvagem: Not Your Average Wildlife Refuge
Adventure, activities and “happy animals doing happy things”.
The Ultimate Guide to Sagres: A Surfer’s Paradise in Southern Portugal
This may be a small town, but it definitely knows how to party. And if you don’t order an ice-cold Sagres, were you even really here?
Lisbon Walls: A Dose of Street Art in Times of Quarantine
“Graffiti is one of the few tools you have if you have almost nothing. And even if you don’t come up with a picture to cure world poverty, you can
The Hardest Part of Walking the Camino Portugués Alone
There was always a harder day, a worse moment to come, all the way up until my last full day of walking… which I suppose you could call the hardest part if I have to pick one.
Pilgrimage for One, Please: What it’s Like to Walk the Camino Alone
Let’s be honest: the walk itself is the heart of the experience. While many people pass the time by linking up with others and talking as they go, I decided early on to be an anti-social pilgrim.
There’s a world of wonder waiting to be enjoyed over an afternoon in Oeiras. Bring the kids, a picnic basket and a camera, and get ready to explore something pretty cool.
Collecting the Catch: The Fishermen of Fonte da Telha
Watch how those sardines get from the sea to the grill.
Viseu: Sweet Treats and Bicycles
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.