Great things to see and do in Portugal

Bonaparte pub in Foz

Posted on Feb 04 2011
Traditional pubs are rare in Porto, so Bonaparte’s, in Foz, is a popular location for British expats (although the pub’s own website describes itself as typically Irish). Neither Irish nor English, it is wonderfully...

Sea Life in Porto

Posted on Jan 16 2011
Anyone who’s been to any Sea Life will know what to expect at Sea Life in Porto. As they say on their website, you will dive “beneath the sea without getting wet” and will “come eyeball to eyeball...

Serralves - the home of Portugal’s art

Posted on Dec 07 2010
Serralves is an important cultural icon in the city of Porto - being the national home for art in Portugal and, nowadays, so much more. With its beautiful gardens, historic house, museum and library,the Serralves Foundation...

Café Majestic, Rua Santa Catarina

Posted on Dec 06 2010
Café Majestic is a “must-see” café in the heart of the old city of Porto. Sitting on Rua Santa Catarina, around the corner from the Coliseu, the café was born under the name “Elite” in 1921, having...

Casa da Música, Boavista’s cultural centre

Posted on Dec 06 2010
Images of Casa da Música under construction. To some it is an ugly box, sitting at the top of Porto’s most important road, to others it is an artistic cultural centre. Whatever one’s opinion, Casa da Música...