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Portugal on a Budget: A Cheapo day in Porto

Portugal on a Budget: A Cheapo day in Porto

Travelers often neglect it in favor of Lisbon but Porto—Portugal’s second city—more than justifies its place on an itinerary. While it’s still very much an industrial, working city, it’s got more than enough riverside views, rambling streets and Portuguese charm to be worthy of a postcard home. It’s also a great city for those travelling » Read more

The Azores: Visit the very end of Europe

The Azores: Visit the very end of Europe

In early June, the Santorini will steam into Lajes, a ragged settlement on the eastern shore of the tiny island of Flores. Lajes wins no prizes for beauty. It is a rough-and-ready port. For many yachtsmen who cross the Atlantic from the New World, the island of Flores is their first port of call in » Read more

Portugal: Island Camping on the Algarve Coast

Portugal: Island Camping on the Algarve Coast

The island of Tavira can be found just across the Spanish border in a rather isolated spot on the Algarve Coast. It lies just a few hundred metres off the beach, across from the former fishing village of the same name. Accessible only by ferry, the island is little more than long stretches of Atlantic » Read more

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