The beautiful south of Portugal needs no introduction, it has been attracting people since the time of the Phoenicians. Famous for its warm weather and golden beaches, the Algarve is a preferred holiday hotspot for sun seekers everywhere, perfectly complemented by the Alentejo, a fertile region full of natural splendour.
Purpose-built for traversing the oceans, the wide-hulled caravel (caravela in Portuguese) was arguably Portugal’s most significant contribution to maritime history and an integral part of Prince Henry the Navigator’s ambitious […]
After the region’s gateway city of Faro, Portimão is the most important commercial centre in the Algarve and the main hub for the region’s thriving sardine-canning, leisure cruising and big-game fishing […]
Europe’s south-westernmost country, Portugal, is synonymous with bird-watching – the two go hand-in-hand. Rich in both salt and freshwater wetlands, not to mention two exotic Atlantic archipelagos, the country has a […]