Hiking Sintra

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Hiking Sintra, whether it’s in the village and along paths to the castles and palaces or further afield in the mountains and tracks of the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park, is a rewarding experience. There are dozens of fantastic tracks just perfect for walking off all the pastel da nata you have likely been eating! Below we … Read more

Bacalhau – Salted Codfish Portugal

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Besides grilled sardines, salted codfish is Portugal’s signature ingredient. Did you know there are over 1000 Bacalhau recipes? The funniest thing is that codfish does not even exist along the country’s coastline! In this comprehensive guide to everything salted cod, we explain the Portuguese love affair with salted cod, the best codfish recipes, and the … Read more

16 Stunning Beaches of the Algarve

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The Beaches of the Algarve are, for many, the main reason for visiting the region. Today we share the best travel tips we know about the very best beaches on the Algarve coast. Only three hours from Lisbon, Portugal’s southern coast holds some of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Along the 200-kilometer coastline, … Read more

Portugal Sardines – Why you should savour Sardines in Portugal


In Portugal, sardines have a very special status. In fact, sardines have become Portugal’s symbol! Sardines are a delicacy, present at any table in Portugal. If you are planning a trip to Portugal, then you know you must eat grilled sardines as well. Read on and we will share everything we know about Portuguese sardines, … Read more