Populaer tourist sights like Obidos were basically empty when I visited in June
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Portugal Coronavirus travel restrictions July 2021

What is travelling in Portugal like in 2021? As a local, I've been on a few trips now and kept up on the Portugal coronavirus news and rules.
Lagos
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My favourite Algarve Hidden Gems and Beaches

The Algarve might be known as a sun-kissed British getaway, but there are still plenty of incredible and lesser-visited spots here. From west coast surfing to hilltop castles, throw in a side trip to Lisbon and you have the perfect Europe vacation all year round.
Estoi Palace
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Unusual and unique accommodation in the Algarve: Vast villas, glamping, houseboats and more

From vast luxury villas, to house boats, glamping and beachside bungalows, unusual and unique accomodation in the Algarve will complete your Portugal trip.
Dan in Madeira Quinta da Saraiva discount code
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What’s it like visiting Madeira right now? Pretty damn dreamy…

Madeira, an island of Portugal, provides mountains, coast and culture for the perfect winter escape with a UK air bridge & safety precautions.
Porto as seen from the river
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Palatial, palatable Portugal: a long weekend in Porto and the Douro

From sampling Port and cruising along the wine region of the Douro, to enjoying the grand architecture and colourful facades, Porto is the perfect long weekend break!
The traditional thatched houses of Santana, a pointed triangle shaped house with colourful blue and red windows and flowers outside
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40 Photos of Madeira proving it’s a picture perfect destination!

Photos of Madeira will quickly make you fall in love with this dreamy destination, an island of Portugal full of nature!
Views over the harbour in San Sebastian
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Getting back to the Basque Country: San Sebastián and beyond

A weekend break to San Sebastian is the perfect Spanish city-break, but why not stay a week and explore more of the beautiful Basque Country.
Cinque Terre Italy Travel Guide
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Why I love Italy – my favourite Italy experiences and places

Italy has become one of my favourite countries, and here are some of my favourite Italy experiences from over the years.
Glenfinnan Scotland
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Nine unusual places to stay in Scotland for an unforgettable trip

The land of lochs and munros, castles and craggy coastlines, there are some fantastic, unique and unusual places to stay in Scotland.
Loch Awe
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Nine ways to make your next UK staycation something special

See the UK in a new way, from epic villas to castles and camper-vans, here are nine ways to make your next UK staycation something special!
Bologna
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Renaissance, Romance and Ragù: three days in beautiful Bologna

Whether you spend a long weekend in Bologna or use it as a base to explore the Emilia Romagna region, you'll be hard pushed not to fall for its beauty.
The main square in Murcia with a cathedral on the left and a red fronted palace on the right
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Reasons to visit the Murcia Region of Spain

The Region of Murica in Spain boasts coast, culture, city-breaks and cuisine - here's a one week itinerary to enjoy it all.