Portugal

Portugal

Exploring the Douro region of Portugal - day trip from Porto

Douro Region of Portugal

**Updated JUN18** **My trip was arranged for me by Cooltours Oporto, specialists in this region, in order for me to research for Rough Guides.  Despite any complimentary services received, all thoughts and opinions remain my own** As...
Exploring the Minho Region of Portugal

Where to visit in Minho region of Portugal

About 100km (62 miles) from Porto, the Minho area takes its name from the Rio (River) Minho and encompasses the entire northwestern province of the country, the river winding its way to the Spanish border in the northeast.
Stay in an ancient converted Monastery in Portugal, deep in the countryside.

Sleep in a converted Monastery in Portugal

One of the best things about my visit to Portugal in the spring of 2016 was the opportunity to visit beautiful areas such as the Geres National Park and the Douro Wine Valley region

Holidaying in The Algarve, Portugal

In early 2016, I was lucky enough to be able to research North Portugal for Rough Guides, who I work for.   My journey around this eclectic western European nation helped me realize one thing:...
Porto - Portugal

Where to stay in Porto, Portugal

**Note: Despite any complimentary services received, all thoughts and opinions remain my own** My experience of Porto, apart from the March weather, was a pleasant and enjoyable one and I was able to experience and recommend...

Things to do in Porto – Portugal

After being lucky enough to spend approximately 5 weeks in the Porto and Douro region of northern Portugal on behalf of my research for Rough Guides, despite the sometimes very rainy and windy March/April...
Geres National Park in Northern Portugal by Life Beyond Borders Blog

Geres National Park – Portugal

**Updated JUL17** **My trip was arranged for me by Oporto Tours, specialists in this region, in order for me to research for Rough Guides.  Despite any complimentary services received, all thoughts and opinions remain my...