Great things to see and do in Portugal

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....

Volleyball on the beach - national championship

Posted on Aug 18 2011
I spotted a poster promoting volleyball on the beach and I thought it was worth mentioning, for those fans of beach sports who might like a fun afternoon out. The National Beach Volleyball Championships in Portugal (“Campeonato...

A day at the races in Boavista

Posted on Jun 21 2011
The Circuito da Boavista came alive this weekend with the smell of race fuel and burning oil as a series of historic racing cars sped around the streets, down Circunvalacao, along the beach and up Avenida da Boavista before...

Yoga in the park

Posted on May 29 2011
During the summer months, yoga lovers can enjoy free yoga sessions in the Parque da Cidade on Sunday mornings - as well as at other venues. By 11am on a Sunday, you will struggle to find parking in the car park or on...

Portistas celebrate “Grande época” 2010-2011

Posted on May 25 2011
Porto has turned blue on more than one occasion this year, after a series of dramatic trophy wins by FC Porto during the 2010-2011 season. Managed by 33-year-old Andre Villas-Boas in his first ever season as a manager, FC...