Conímbriga, a Secret Paradise for Roman History Buffs and Hedonists
The Roman ruins at Conímbriga, near Coimbra, are a slice of Pompeii in Portugal, minus the crowds and annoying guides. And it’s still being excavated.
Off the Beaten Path: Grutas da Moeda, an Alternative to Fátima
In Batalha, just 2km outside of Fátima, lies the Grutas da Moeda, a 45-meter-deep cave that spans over 350 meters in length, and it is magical.
Monserrate: Byron, Boys, and Botanics
The municipality of Sintra is where fantasy and whimsy take material form. The city itself is enveloped by its own strange eco-system, which has lent to paranormal legends and mysteries, but one truth
Getaway: Italy’s Amalfi Coast
We spent a long weekend exploring the Amalfi Coast and what we found was a little slice of heaven.
Porto Time Lapse Blues
Video reporting on our neighbors in the North by the Man from Cork, with music by Blues
A Walk Through Avô and Piódão
Just a few hours north of Lisbon, these quaint villages offer the best of Portuguese hospitality. Plus some of the best cheese and honey in the country.
A Walk Along the Coast: Rota Vicentina
On the Rota, well-marked trails take you along the stunning coast and through towns large and small until Cabo São Vicente.
Camping in Portugal: Sites That Are Worth the Hike
Finding great camping in Portugal isn’t always a walk in the park, so let us help. Quinta dos Pentieiros, Ponte de Lima 41.775613, -8.649062 website The sprawling green lawn that connects
Portugal’s Best: Eleven Beaches You Shouldn’t Miss
Portugal’s beaches are often warm enough from April to October. Here are some of the finest: Praia Guincho, Cascais 38.731936, -9.472389 Guincho is the beach that has it all: dramatic
The Portuguese Coastal Route to Santiago de Compostela
The rain wouldn’t let up. It came beating down on our heads as we were 30 kilometers into the third day of the Camino. Packs dripping, blisters bursting, we kept