This exclusive accommodation in Montemor-o-Novo hosts guests in what used to be a farmhouse. The building, a palacete (small palace) from 1895, was renovated to be a hotel and afterwords the owners invested in creating a chocolate factory in the former horses stables. The combination worked out and now the visitors get a lodging and a gastronomic experience. Read more →


Lisbon, Portugal has been named Best Leisure Destination in Europe. By Global Traveler at its sixth annual Leisure Lifestyle Awards at a reception in Los Angeles today. Global Traveler is the only monthly magazine for business and leisure luxury travelers. Read more →


While Portugal's culinary scene doesn’t get as much attention as its neighbor Spain, insiders believe Portuguese food rivals that of its Iberian counterpart. There are certainly some delicious dishes and foods in Portugal, so if you spot any of these on the menu, give them a try, you won’t regret it. New-York-based travel company AllTheRooms has rounded up the top seven Portuguese dishes, from a chicken marinade dating back to the colonial era, through to incredible fish dishes Read more →


On the top of a hill you can not miss the 5k fortress that embraces the city of Valença and pronounces its History. A city by the Minho river, that marks a natural border with Spain, it was a place of political and strategic importance in the early 13th century. It was built under the King Sancho I rule due to his military aspirations of conquering territories in Galicia and is now home for pilgrims and visitors form all over the world. Read more →


Start a new adventure in the Azores– nine volcanic islands surrounded by the Atlantic only four hours from Boston Logan Airport. More than 500 years of history, mild climate, dozens of restaurants, new 4 and 5 star hotels and inns, fascinating fresh local cuisine, art galleries with work of local artists – here in the Azores amid spectacular volcanic landscapes. Read more →


The Cascais Tourism Forum, that happens for the third time in Cascais, will be held next May 8 in the Grande Real Villa Itália Hotel & Spa in Cascais to bring the future of the sector to the debate. Marketeers, CEO's and professionals on the tourism businesses will discuss strategies to respond challenges and create opportunities in a tech tourism environment. Read more →