Category: Porto

11 best bars in Porto: local’s choice

11 best bars in Porto: local’s choice

Looking to bar-hop your way through the cobbled streets of Porto? You’re in luck. We’ve got a whole load of bars, boozers and beer gardens to see you through your next city break. Lisbon’s less subscribed (but equally colourful) sister is the stuff of legends. Travellers are tempted with cosy cafes, wine bars and age-old…

A backpacker’s guide to Portugal – a haven for foodies, adventurers and culture vultures

A backpacker’s guide to Portugal – a haven for foodies, adventurers and culture vultures

From tanning on the golden beaches of the Algarve to swimming in lakes in the Serra de Estrela National Park to exploring the cobblestone streets of Lisbon and the canals of Aveiro, Portugal’s got something to suit everyone. Culture nerds, history buffs, explorers and sunseekers will all feel at home when backpacking Portugal. Often overlooked…

A visual guide to the history of azulejo tiles in Portugal

A visual guide to the history of azulejo tiles in Portugal

Tiles are something you probably associate with your kitchen or bathroom but take a walk around Lisbon or Porto and you’ll see that tiles, or “azulejos” as they are called in Portugal, are works of art, turning dull apartment blocks into outdoor galleries. In fact, “azulejaria”, the art of tiles, tells us a lot about…

Wonderful Things To Do In Porto For Culture Nerds

Wonderful Things To Do In Porto For Culture Nerds

Famous for being the home of Port wine (as the name suggests), Porto is a quaint seaside town located less than an hour away from Lisbon by plane. The perfect place for a relaxing vacation, whether it be a leisurely week-long getaway or a luxurious weekend stay, you’ll find an abundance of things to do…

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