Portugal

European less discovered destinations

We’ll always have Paris…and Rome and Barcelona. But sometimes it’s worth sidestepping Europe‘s hotspots to seek out the continent’s less discovered destinations. THS contributor Pamela Parisi sets her sights on ...

Read More

Lagos

Lagos, known to the Lusitanians and Romans as Lacobriga and to the Moors as Zawaia, became a shipyard of caravels during the time of Henry the Navigator. Edged by the ...

Read More

3 days across Algarve

Portugal’s southermost region is well known for its sandy beaches and lively nightlife, but the Algarve also entices visitors because of its diversity. Here, golden cliffs drop off into the ...

Read More

Portugal in less than 700 ...

Portugal is a country as curious as it is attractive a destination to visit. It is much more ancient than you might think, and has a result has become rich ...

Read More

Algarve: the edge of the ...

Portugal’s southermost region is well known for its sandy beaches and lively nightlife, but the Algarve also entices visitors because of its diversity. Here, golden cliffs (like picture above) drop ...

Read More

4 day trips around Alentejo

Nestling with dignified repose in the heart of Portugal‘s sun-baked Alentejo province, Évora is one of the country’s oldest and most enchanting cities. Rising to prominence under the Romans, the ...

Read More

Five archipelagos out of the ...

Often we usually hear someone say that the inhabitants of the islands and of archipelagos are different from the people who live in the continent. It will be for that ...

Read More

Spectacular beaches in Europe

With summer finally here, beach season is ramped up again in the northern hemisphere. It’s a welcome turn for lovers of European surf, sun and sand-between-the-toes frivolity. After all, Europe ...

Read More

Lisbon: all in one city

Conquests by Phoenicians, Romans, Moors and Christians have left Lisbon with a fusion of cuisines and cultures merging together in one city. The diverse destination is home to castles, luxury ...

Read More

4 Hidden Attractions of Evora

Evora is one of the few UNESCO medieval cities in Portugal. Historically, Evora has fell under Roman domination which has rewarded us with the Roman temple of Diana. In 1165 ...

Read More