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All About Portugal | January 25, 2021

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Oporto & North

Oporto & North of Portugal is a magnificent region worthy of a visit. It is characterized by dazzling landscapes, historic cities and lovely little villages where time stood still.
The gastronomy is one of the highlights of this Portuguese region as well as the friendliness of the people always ready to make you feel at home.

Top things to do in Porto

August 20, 2013 |

Many have been asking me about the best things to do in Porto. Well, the answer isn’t easy as Porto is a fascinating place. However, here are my favorite things about the capital of North Portugal. My top 10 things … Read More

Ribeira area, a not to miss spot in Porto city

May 16, 2013 |

Ribeira area is one of the main highlights of Porto city. Set by Douro River offers magnificent views and is famed amongst tourists from all over the world.

Ribeira area is one of most emblematic places in Porto city along … Read More

Porto’s cathedral, one of the city’s highlights

April 29, 2013 |

Porto’s Cathedral, in the heart of the city, is one of the most iconic monuments of the city. It is also one of the oldest, therefore is worthy of a visit.

Porto’s cathedral, located in the heart of the city, … Read More

Oporto is a place to go in 2013

January 17, 2013 |

Oporto is a place to go in 2013 according to the New York Times, which ranks Oporto city on the 28th position of the top of the 46 places to visit this year.

Oporto is a place to go in 2013 … Read More

Sao Bento train station

January 8, 2013 |

Sao Bento train station, in Oporto, is famed for its tiles on its front hall. It was distinguished as the most beautiful train station in the world in 2011.

Sao Bento train station is one of the ex-libris of the … Read More

5 restaurants serving Tripas a Moda do Porto

September 24, 2012 |

In Oporto city there are plenty of good restaurants serving Tripas a Moda do Porto, the city’s iconic dish prepared with with several meats, tripe, sausages and white navy beans.

Restaurants serving Tripas a Moda do Porto are an ex-libris … Read More

Top 10 Best hostels in Oporto

August 21, 2012 |

I chose my Top 10 Best hostels in Oporto having in mind the quality offered, which in some cases was distinguished with international awards

Hostels in Oporto are great! They represent cheap lodging and a cool atmosphere. Over the last … Read More


May 5, 2012 |

Montalegre is a magical place in the Trás-os-Montes region set within a magnificent landscape of schist and granite, dominated by its castle

The cutting wind, cold as ice, that was blowing on the day we arrived at Montalegre, along with … Read More

Discovering Geres Mountain, North Portugal

May 4, 2012 | | 3 Comments

Discovering Geres Mountain is an amazing experience Portugal has to offer as this beautiful Mountain of the Minho region is a true Paradise.

Discovering Geres Mountain, situated in the astonishing Minho region, bordering with Spain, it means discovering a natural … Read More

Valenca do Minho

May 2, 2012 |

Valenca do Minho is a charming village bordering with Spain on the Minho region, dominated by its impressive fortress and boosting with life.

From the top of the hill where Valenca do Minho stands, overlooking Spain on the other side … Read More