Visiting the Algarve in February

If you're wondering where to find a bit of February sun, the Algarve is a fantastic choice. Mild weather, peace and quiet... what more...

Silves Hotels, B&Bs, and Other Accommodation Options

Often overlooked by holidaymakers seeking sun, sea, and sand, Silves is one of the Algarve's best kept secrets. Unlike many of the coastal towns, it has...

How to find cheap hotel deals (in Portugal or anywhere else)

Heading to Portugal (or anywhere in the world for that matter)? Here's our guide for getting the absolute best deal on a hotel. Step 1. Find a...

Review: Gallery Hostel, Porto

Address: Gallery Hostel, Rua de Miguel Bombarda 222, 4050-377 Porto, Portugal I've stayed in many hostels over the years, and these days I'm at the age...

Did J.K. Rowling Write Harry Potter in Porto?

I was born and raised in Edinburgh, a place that's so closely linked with the creation of Harry Potter that it's part of the...

Review: Antiqvvm, Porto

Antiqvvm, Rua de Entre-Quintas 220, Porto. Reservations: +351 22 600 0445 or online. The Michelin man bestowed nine new stars on Portugal last year. One of...