I shall not lie to you. I am a little biased when it comes to the beautiful city of Porto, my once adopted home city. Porto is a colourful and vibrant city with a laid-back and peaceful vibe that can only come from its inhabitants. The good citizens of Porto are some of the kindest […]
Catch The Harvest During Autumn On The Camino De Santiago.
Every season on the Camino de Santiago is different and autumn time does not disappoint. If you are considering walking a Camino de Santiago during the autumn months, here are six reasons to pack your boots and hit the Camino Portuguese in autumn. 1. If you prefer to walk during cooler weather, the months of […]
The Seven Jewels Of The Portuguese Coastal Camino De Santiago.
The Portuguese Coastal Route is becoming more and more popular as an alternative to the Central Route, especially in the summer months, and it’s easy to understand why. Officially beginning in the beautiful city of Porto, the route hugs the Atlantic Ocean which tempers the summer heat with a cool breeze. Think clear, blue skies, […]
Visit Porto. The Port Caves Of Vila Nova De Gaia.
A visit to Porto would not be complete without taking a tour of the Port Caves of Vila Nova De Gaia, located just across the Rio Douro from Porto’s Ribeira. Port (known as Vinho do Porto) is a fortified wine grown from the grapes of the Douro Valley region. The Portuguese will say that Port […]
Visit Porto. Sao Bento Railway Station.
For those of you who love the beautiful things in life, Sao Bento Train Station, one of the most beautiful railway stations in the world, is a place for you to visit in Porto. Sao Bento Railway Station was opened to the public in 1916. Built on the site of an old Benedictine Monastery that […]
10 Things You Need To Know About The Portuguese Camino De Santiago.
For a thousand year, millions of people have walked the Camino de Santiago routes, a network of trails found all over Europe. One of these routes is the Portuguese Camino de Santiago. Here are ten things you need to know about the Portuguese Camino de Santiago before starting your Camino. 1. The Camino de Santiago […]
24 Hours In Vila Do Conde On The Portuguese Camino De Santiago.
Vila do Conde is a town on the Atlantic Coast of northern Portugal and one of the many stopping places on the Portuguese Camino de Santiago. As the town is just 25km to the north of Porto, Vila do Conde is often overlooked by international visitors, despite being home to many beautiful beaches, and that […]