Monthly Archives: September 2012

The enchanting beauty of Buçaco

There’s something quietly magical about the area known as Buçaco in central Portugal; a wooded parkland perched on top of a mountain that stretches for more than 100 hectares. Perhaps its bewitching because of its rich history, although when exploring its leaf-covered tracks it’s hard to imagine millions of people have trodden the path before you. […]

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Chewing the fat in Porto

You might’ve seen Dave’s recent post on Coimbra and the delicious hog roast we ate at a local restaurant. When travelling through Portugal, it didn’t take long to realise that pork was the country’s speciality. In Porto, we discovered a restaurant on the same street as our boutique hotel called Museu de Presunto, or ‘Museum […]

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