Quinta da Regaleira is located in the historical centre of Sintra, Portugal. The land where this palace was built had many owners. The property consists of a romantic palace and chapel, and a luxurious park that features lakes, grottoes, wells, benches, fountains, and a vast array of exquisite constructions. The palace is also known as "The Palace of... Continue Reading →
Portrait of Porto!
The pretty city of Porto is situated in the northwestern part of Portugal. Famous for its Stately bridge, and also for the production of port wine. Porto is the second largest city after Lisbon. Sometimes the city is also called Oporto. Porto is a fascinating and vibrant city that is rapidly becoming one of Western... Continue Reading →
In my last blog, I ended my cycling tour in Cascais. It's a nice warm welcoming seaside town. Only minutes away from Lisbon, Cascais was once a fishing village, but nowadays its idyllic scenery attracts the attention of artists, writers and European tourists. Everybody comes in force to enjoy the gorgeous beaches and adventure options... Continue Reading →
Lisbon is the capital of Portugal. It is a very glamorous city full of nice little cafes and restaurants. In summer it gets really warm in Lisbon, and the local beaches of Cascais and Estoril are very busy. Set against the ever-present backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, this dainty sun-kissed city lives in a latin fairytale... Continue Reading →