The Battle of Diu, fought on February 3, 1509, was a pivotal naval clash between a Portuguese fleet commanded by Almeida  and an alliance of the Mamluk Sultanate of Egypt, the Ottoman Empire, the Sultan of Gujarat, and the Zamorin of Calicut. Read more →

Estremoz offers a truly exceptional travel experience that allows visitors to escape the crowds and discover the authentic beauty of Portugal's Alentejo region. Whether you're drawn to its history, architecture, or cuisine, Estremoz is sure to leave a lasting impressio Read more →

Portugal and Spain not only share open borders but the Iberian Peninsula. So, you would think that train links would be abundant and fast. And, you would be wrong. Since 2020, Lisbon and Madrid are no longer connected by direct rail, and the cross-border routes fell from 4 to 2. But, the good news is there are some huge changes on the way. Read more →