Porto – Top Things to Do and Drink in Portugal

Porto is Portugal’s hard working city on the banks of the wine laden Douro River. Porto is tourist friendly, historic, with many sights, and sips at the dozen Port wine lodges across the river in Vila Nova de Gaia including the Ports of Sandeman, Taylor, Grahams and many more. Porto is a delicious destination for a few days of tours …

Schist Villages of Portugal

Schist Villages of Portugal are on the east, near the Spanish border, Portugal’s topography changes as you depart the west coast to arid, dry and mountainous. The Schist villages are 27 historic hamlets built into the stone hillside where you will find castles and fortresses constructed centuries ago around boulders and Roman ruins. Marialva is the first of the Schist …

Evora Portugal Travel Tips

Portugal’s Evora, in the heart of Portugal and the Alentejo region, spans 2000 years of history with monuments to prove each occupation, from Romans to 16th century aqueducts, medieval churches laden with Brazilian gold, and houses glazed with traditional Portugese blue tiles. Stay at Evora’s small, intown Casa do Escritor (house of the writer) perfect for this travel writer, witha …