Herdade dos Grous and lake

It really wasn’t hard to fall in love with Herdade dos Grous, a country estate spread over 730 hectares of Alentejo countryside. For nature lovers who appreciate comfort, good food and fine wine, it’s hard to beat and I’m glad I accepted the invitation to stay there. I would happily put my handRead More →

Sunset from Loggia Restaurant, Coimbra

Not only does Loggia restaurant in Coimbra lay claim to magnificent views, it also professes to serve the best sponge cake in the universe! Located within the Museu Nacional Machado de Castro in the city’s hilltop university zone, the glass-fronted restaurant overlooks the dome of Sé Velha, the old cathedral,Read More →

chalkboard menu

The way to this woman’s heart is definitely through the stomach. Happily, Lisbon has plenty of restaurants that make my heart sing. Here are some of my favourite restaurants in Lisbon for you to try out next time you visit. 1.  Sea Me If you’re into seafood, look no furtherRead More →