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I’m going to share with you a little travel tip that may seem obvious for those of us who live in countries with castles, but for others… maybe not. (Castle of Santa Maria da Feira, Portugal)

Don’t get lost: A quick tip concerning castles in Portugal

After a little informal poll on my Instagram stories I’m doing some adjustments to my posts both here, on Wordpress, and on Instagram. That includes shorter, simpler posts and more practical …

There are people who visit Serra da Estrela, in Portugal, just to go the highest point (Torre, which is also the highest point in mainland Portugal) and play a bit in the snow. Well, they’re missing out on a lot of beautiful places!

Serra da Estrela: beyond the snow

If you ask any Portuguese about Serra da Estrela most people will say that it’s lovely when it snows and they’ll mention the typical cheese of the region (“queijo da Serra da Estr…

According to legend it was in the reign of king John III that a miracle happened in a place called Almoínhas Velhas – a miracle which would be the origin of the sanctuary of Peninha, in Sintra.

The legend of Peninha

On my last post I showed you some bits and pieces of the sanctuary of Peninha, in Sintra. Naturally, being both a religious monument and in Portugal, its origins are closely connected to a legend. …

I’m going to share with you a little travel tip that may seem obvious for those of us who live in countries with castles, but for others… maybe not. (Castle of Penha Garcia, in Portugal)

Don’t get lost: A quick tip concerning castles in Portugal

After a little informal poll on my Instagram stories I’m doing some adjustments to my posts both here, on Wordpress, and on Instagram. That includes shorter, simpler posts and more practical …

The castle of Leiria, in Portugal, has a combo of medieval and Romantic traits, which reminds of some places in Sintra.

The castle of Leiria (between truth and imagination)

I should have written this post several months ago. I really should. Editing photos from my short stay in Leiria, however, has been particularly difficult. There is, in every photo, a strange kind …

According to legend it was in the reign of king John III that a miracle happened in a place called Almoínhas Velhas – a miracle which would be the origin of the sanctuary of Peninha, in Sintra.

The legend of Peninha

On my last post I showed you some bits and pieces of the sanctuary of Peninha, in Sintra. Naturally, being both a religious monument and in Portugal, its origins are closely connected to a legend. …

There are people who visit Serra da Estrela, in Portugal, just to go the highest point (Torre, which is also the highest point in mainland Portugal) and play a bit in the snow. Well, they’re missing out on a lot of beautiful places!

Serra da Estrela: beyond the snow

If you ask any Portuguese about Serra da Estrela most people will say that it’s lovely when it snows and they’ll mention the typical cheese of the region (“queijo da Serra da Estr…

The castle of Leiria, in Portugal, has a combo of medieval and Romantic traits, which reminds of some places in Sintra.

The castle of Leiria (between truth and imagination)

I should have written this post several months ago. I really should. Editing photos from my short stay in Leiria, however, has been particularly difficult. There is, in every photo, a strange kind …

The charismatic river beach of Fraga de São Simão (Central Portugal).

Discovering a charismatic river beach in Central Portugal

So you’ve been to Portugal and believe that there’s no fun besides sun, sea and sand? Well, Central Portugal has a few surprises for you. A lot of them, actually. Today, I’m showi…

The charismatic river beach of Fraga de São Simão (Central Portugal).

Discovering a charismatic river beach in Central Portugal

So you’ve been to Portugal and believe that there’s no fun besides sun, sea and sand? Well, Central Portugal has a few surprises for you. A lot of them, actually. Today, I’m showi…

The charismatic river beach of Fraga de São Simão (Central Portugal).

Discovering a charismatic river beach in Central Portugal

So you’ve been to Portugal and believe that there’s no fun besides sun, sea and sand? Well, Central Portugal has a few surprises for you. A lot of them, actually. Today, I’m showi…

I’m going to share with you a little travel tip that may seem obvious for those of us who live in countries with castles, but for others… maybe not. (Castle of Óbidos, in Portugal)

Don’t get lost: A quick tip concerning castles in Portugal

After a little informal poll on my Instagram stories I’m doing some adjustments to my posts both here, on Wordpress, and on Instagram. That includes shorter, simpler posts and more practical …

I’m going to share with you a little travel tip that may seem obvious for those of us who live in countries with castles, but for others… maybe not. (Castle of the Moors, Sintra, Portugal)

Don’t get lost: A quick tip concerning castles in Portugal

After a little informal poll on my Instagram stories I’m doing some adjustments to my posts both here, on Wordpress, and on Instagram. That includes shorter, simpler posts and more practical …

The castle of Leiria, in Portugal, has a combo of medieval and Romantic traits, which reminds of some places in Sintra.

The castle of Leiria (between truth and imagination)

I should have written this post several months ago. I really should. Editing photos from my short stay in Leiria, however, has been particularly difficult. There is, in every photo, a strange kind …

Serra da Estrela: beyond the snow

If you ask any Portuguese about Serra da Estrela most people will say that it’s lovely when it snows and they’ll mention the typical cheese of the region (“queijo da Serra da Estr…

I’m going to share with you a little travel tip that may seem obvious for those of us who live in countries with castles, but for others… maybe not. (Castle of Leiria, Portugal)

Don’t get lost: A quick tip concerning castles in Portugal

After a little informal poll on my Instagram stories I’m doing some adjustments to my posts both here, on Wordpress, and on Instagram. That includes shorter, simpler posts and more practical …