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April 2016

Idanha-a-Velha is a tiny town in the east of Portugal, in the municipality of Idanha-a-Nova with a population of 100 today. It may also be the most fascinating place in Europe that has never been written about. This modest hamlet among the olive groves encapsulates the history of Portugal. Discreet... Read more →

Some cycle just for the fun of it, others are just addicted. This last couple of years Portugal has become one of the cyclist’s best friends and the trend is indeed here to stay. Not only there are several trails (Greenways) spread across the country, but also many stores and cafés have been popping up. Read more →

Every guidebook to Portugal says that the great abbey at Batalha is not to be missed, an architectural masterpiece that commemorates a military victory in 1385. That is not 100 true. Yes, the great abbey began as the fulfillment of a vow on the eve of battle, but it ended up being something totally different than was intended. Read more →