Category Archives: Portugal

The most beautiful beach in Portugal …

… according to The Guardian readers and we were certainly impressed by the sheer beauty of Praia da Adraga with its rocks and golden sand.

Lisbon – a beautiful city full of character

We followed my student’s advice and just went up the Elevador de Santa Justa, wandered through the old city and travelled back to the metro station Rossio with the old yellow 28 tram – and of course stopped off for a custard tart of which we now know the history …

Portugal at its best

Welcome to the land of dramatic coastlines, pretty towns (here Sintra), castles (Palace of Pena) and yummy fish (and custard tarts). Enjoying our first Airbnb holiday at Praia Grande with an unexpected 100m pool at the nearby hotel – it was quite spectacular watching the waves crashing over it on our first day!