Curiosities about Portugal

The majority of this blog’s readers come from Portugal, therefore this article won’t bring much surprises. Finding lesser known curiosities about Portugal isn’t an easy task, and most likely most of what it is listed below you already know. But who knows if you still can learn something new here?

Getting to know a bit of Madeira Island

Visitar as cidades de Machico e Funchal na ilha da Madeira

This was my first time in Madeira Island, and the main reason why I went there was for a wedding of a friend of mine, though, I also had time for some sightseeing obviously. And of course I would have to visit the island’s capital, Funchal, even if just for a few of hours.

Visiting Pessegueiro Island, in the south-west coast of Portugal

To start this new photography series, nothing better than my own country, that has so much to see! By the end of that road you can see an island, Pessegueiro Island, at the Alentejo’s coast. I took this photo in 2012 on my way to Algarve, by the coast, with my parents, nephew and niece. By… Continue reading Visiting Pessegueiro Island, in the south-west coast of Portugal

5 Epic Railway Routes in Europe

Some of the most famous railway routes cross entire continents, and for the majority of us time to enjoy properly such an epic trip isn’t easy to have. It isn’t easy to take a full month for holidays, and even though one only needs 7 days to cross Siberia, to enjoy it properly it’s better to take a few… Continue reading 5 Epic Railway Routes in Europe

5 not-so-known places in Portugal you should visit one day!

Have you ever been to Portugal? No? You definitely should get that flight ticket and go there, now! It’s one of the cheapest countries in Europe to visit, it has 800 years of history as a nation plus a few other hundreds of culture and heritage. Lisbon, the capital, is one of the oldest cities in… Continue reading 5 not-so-known places in Portugal you should visit one day!