Terrace lined with azulejos and sculpted columns, Palace hotel, Buçaco

This bookable 10-day self-drive Portugal road trip itinerary saves you having to do the time-consuming research required to plan and book your own trip to explore the best of Central Portugal, especially around the Silver Coast and Coimbra. You’ll see gardens, palaces, castles, monasteries, nature reserves, wineries, historical villages, UNESCORead More →

Rossio square in Lisbon with Santa Justa elevator and Carmo church in the background

I get a kick out of compiling (and reviewing) my annual wish list of places I’d like to visit in Portugal over the coming year. It’s becoming something of a ritual and helps me to get organised; my agenda is fast filling up. Some of these destinations and activities are definites, others areRead 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 →