Category Archives: Portugal

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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Portugal’s castle town: Obidos

Hit the twisting highway north from Lisbon and you’ll find yourself in a landscape a little like the mid-west region of Western Australia. The bleached yellow sunlight beats down on undulating land pocked with little settlements and green bursts of forest and scrub. There are rows and rows of towering eucalyptus trees lining the road […]

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