Ginjinha: Lisbon’s answer to Port Wine

While most people have heard not only heard of Port wine, they've probably already tried it, very few people are aware of Ginjinha. Ginjinha or Ginja...

A guide to using Netflix in Portugal

Netflix has been in Portugal since 2015. When it first launched here, you could almost see the tumbleweeds blowing across your screen there were...

The Algarve for Runners

The Algarve is a fantastic running destination, with a wide variety of different runs everywhere you look. At almost every town along the coast...

Just what is a Portuguese breakfast?

What's a typical Portuguese breakfast? In Ireland and Britain, breakfast is traditionally a fry. In Turkey, breakfast is an elaborate affair that includes olives, meat,...

Travel scams to watch out for in Portugal

Travel scams are common in many parts of the world like Asia and Africa, but not so much in Europe. In Portugal, there are...

Anthony Bourdain Visits Porto in “Parts Unknown”

Anthony Bourdain recently returned to Porto as part of his "Parts Unknown" TV series, and I've been meaning to write about it for quite...