Surf Hostels are popular in Portugal! More and more they popped up and there is a whole new group of people coming to celebrate life in Portugal. Surf and yoga and all for an affordable price. Salty Pelican Yoga & Surf retreat Portugal located in...

Cork reminds me off my youth when I wore cork shoes. In the beginning here in Portugal you saw a lot of old fashioned cork products, touristic ugly pieces. There has been a new vibe and Cork has it´s revival!!! Have a look and you...

Portuguese soaps, in all sorts and smells and wrappings and designs and for every occasion. It is a joy for the eye and for the body, small prices but great pleasure...

In Cascais it was until now not easy to find a cozy place where you could have a drink with some nibbles before or after dinner. Now there is! This lovely bar, or taberna, in the historical centre of Cascais is worth a visit. They...

Every year during the month of June there are festivals in and around Lisbon. Parades, music, sardines, streets full of people celebrating life. It can be packed. A bit too much some times. If you like to feel this festival but don't like the streets...

The architecture in Portugal is beautiful. I fell in love with the houses, the cobbled streets, the colours, the azulejos, the Quinta´s, the gates and the doors. With this post I just want to invite you to walk around the centre of Cascais, Sintra, San...

Through all seasons you will be treated with different flowers, blossoms, trees and colours of nature. Cabo da Roca (most western point of Europe) is the best to visit during Spring. In summer it is crowded with tourists and then you miss the beauty of...

Surf boards, surf schools, surf dudes, surf camps, surf competitions, surfbus, and so on! For surf you can go to Carcavelos, Guincho, Peniche. They all have surf schools. I will high lite some of them in another posts soon....

Just went for lunch at this lovely place. Every day I pass the restaurant and I noticed that it was always busy at lunch time. I could sit outside and I chose the fish of the day with a salad. In one word delicious! Fresh,...