Great things to see and do in Portugal

Fátima - Portugal’s holy shrine

Posted on Oct 09 2011
Fátima is to Portugal what Lourdes is to France. Ever since 1917 thousands of people have flocked here several times a year after a series of apparitions of the Virgin Mary to three young children. The three children were...

Porto Open 2011 - “bolas novas, por favor”

Posted on Sep 30 2011
Tennis fans are currently enjoying the annual Porto Open, taking place at the Porto Tennis Club (Clube de Ténis do Porto) in Rua Damião de Góis. The 2010 singles winners were Francês Laurent Rochett and Gail Brodsky....

Homes from home in Lisbon

Posted on Sep 28 2011
When you travel to Portugal, good accommodation at a good price is no doubt always on your mind. Instead of comparing hotels, why not have a browse around websites like Airbnb for an apartment or spare room? Property owners...

Jellied eelsyJet opens Faro route

Posted on Jul 28 2011
Tickets are now available for EasyJet flights out of Southend airport, which commence in April 2012, and the good news for Portugal is that Faro is one of the destinations being served. Now, instead of landing in London’s...

What time is it there?

Posted on Jul 22 2011
Nearly everyone I speak to in the UK on the phone asks “what time is it where you are?” The first time they ask they are shocked to hear the answer, “Exactly the same time as it is where you are.” Yes,...