Coimbra University. Seen on a family road trip to Portugal

My guest traveller this week is Natalie Bheeni. She and her family managed to pack in an impressive number and range of sights during their 10-day road trip to Portugal. I don’t think I could manage to fit so much into a single trip but this is proof that it canRead More →

Carolyn Miller on Dom Luís bridge, Porto © Terry Borst

It’s been a while since I interviewed anyone about their experience of travelling in Portugal but I’ve thoroughly enjoyed Carolyn’s detailed descriptions, observations and helpful insights. Hi Carolyn, can you tell us a little about yourself, please? I am Carolyn Handler Miller, from Santa Fe, New Mexico, USA. I’m a writerRead More →

Sofie goofing around at the Quinta da Regaleira palace in Sintra

It’s been a while since I interviewed a fellow traveller about their experience of travelling in Portugal but my latest guest has lots to share with us. Having hired a car she managed to pack a lot into a short time, and cope with a heatwave! Read on to discoverRead More →

This week’s guest has recently been enjoying the beaches in the Algarve. Now that the sun has finally decided to come out, I’m sorely tempted to head to a beach myself but I just haven’t got time at the moment. In the meantime, I’ll have to make do with readingRead More →

It’s been a little while since I interviewed anyone about their experience of travelling in Portugal but I’m pleased to welcome foodie traveller, Lauren Aloise. She sampled a fair amount of Portuguese food during her trip and mentions some of her favourites here. Hi Lauren, welcome back to Portugal! CanRead More →

lunch in Lisbon

This week’s guests Dan and Linda spent some time exploring the north of Portugal last year and had a great time in Porto and the Douro region before heading south to Lisbon and Sintra. Read on for their tips for food, drink and accommodation and the highlights of their trip.Read More →

Sheila Sim at Quinta das Lagrimas, Coimbra

This week’s guest has a house in Portugal so she visits several times a year. She has some great recommendations for trips to central Portugal and for garden lovers. Hi Sheila, can you tell us a bit about yourself, please? I’m a garden photographer, based in Edinburgh in Scotland. WhenRead More →

Nienke Krook in Lisbon

I’m loving these interviews with people who’ve travelled in Portugal. This week’s guest proves it’s possible to have a great time here on a budget by camping and using the money saved to hire a car for exploring off-the-beaten-track. Hi Nienke, can you tell us a bit about yourself, please?Read More →

Lauren David in Portugal

This week’s Portugal travel tale comes from Lauren David. She’s managed to explore a fair portion of Portugal via public transport and has fallen for Portuguese food. Welcome, Lauren. Please tell us a little about yourself. Hi my name is Lauren and I’m from the San Francisco Bay Area, California. I’m currently living inRead More →