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Clara Campos

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Ajuda National Palace, overlooking Tagus River

August 18, 2011 |

Ajuda National Palace is a neoclassic palace, once the royal residence, that still houses some of the biggest State ceremonies. It’s one of Lisbon’s symbols.

Ajuda National Palace (Palácio Nacional da Ajuda) brings back memories from my childhood, from the … Read More

Pena Palace, a King’s dream

August 18, 2011 |

Pena Palace is an impressive example of the Romantic architectonic style, rivaling in beauty with the famous Bavarian Neuschwanstein castle

Pena Palace, standing out of the green landscape of Serra de Sintra due to its colorful walls, is one of … Read More

Coxos beach, a paradise for surfers

August 17, 2011 |

Coxos beach is a hidden paradise for beach lovers near Ericeira, Europe’s World Surf Reserve. Known for being a surf spot is also a great place for families.

From the top of the cliff, Coxos beach (Praia dos Coxos) dazzles … Read More

Mafra bread, a sweetish taste

August 17, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Mafra bread is a gastronomic treat of the Lisbon area, only produced in Mafra, that will conquer you for its characteristic sweetish flavor

Mafra bread (pão de Mafra or pão saloio) is one of the gastronomic treats of the Lisbon … Read More

Comporta beach, the Portuguese Riviera

August 17, 2011 | | 2 Comments

Comporta is the refugee of many famous personalities, atracted by the natural beauty and luxurious services of this beach of the Alentejo.

Comporta beach is one of the jewels of the Alentejo coast, situated in the parish of Carvalhal, Grândola … Read More

Clergy Tower, Oporto’s proud

August 16, 2011 |

From the top of the lovely Clergy Tower, a symbol of Oporto, you have a magnificent view from the city as well as the Douro river up to Foz

Clergy Tower (Torre dos Clérigos), the bell tower of Igreja dos … Read More

Belem Tower, a Lisbon sentinel

August 16, 2011 |

Belem Tower, located in Lisbon, is a magnificent fortress that in 1983 was named as World Heritage Site by UNESCO, along with nearby Hieronymites Monastery.

Belem Tower (Torre de Belém) is a fortified tower, also named Tower of St Vincent, … Read More

Hieronymites monastery, grandiosity by Tagus River

August 16, 2011 |

The Hieronymites monastery, in Belem area, reveals the grandiosity of the Portuguese Age of Discovery and is a tribute to those who made this deed possible.

The Hieronymites monastery, or Mosteiro dos Jerónimos in Portuguese, exemplifies the Portuguese art at … Read More

Lawrence’s hotel Sintra

August 16, 2011 |

lawrence’s hotel Sintra is the oldest hotel of the Iberian Peninsula and famous for its distinguished guests as Eça de Queirós or even Lord Byron.

Lawrence’s hotel, opened since 1764, is the oldest hotel of the Iberian Peninsula and one … Read More

Monument to the Discoveries

August 10, 2011 |

Monument to the Discoveries is one of the most impressive monuments one can find in the beautiful area of Belem, a remarkable Lisbon district by Tagus River

Shaped as an impressive 50 meters high caravel prow, the Monument to the … Read More