Évora – City of the Yew Trees

An hour and a half away from Lisbon, lies Évora, one of the oldest Portuguese cities. Its fabulous historical center has a large number of beautifully restored ceramic tile buildings with wrought iron balconies. … Read More

Porto – Sao Joao Festivities

When I took my mom to Porto in 2009 as a surprise holiday, she called it a ‘stupid village’. “Why didn’t you take me to Lisbon, or even better, Paris?” – she asked. If … Read More