AdegaMae Winery

Just inside the reception area of the winery, AdegaMae, not far from the Centro de Portugal town of…


Best Beaches in Central Algarve

A short guide to the Best Beaches in Central Algarve, some of Europe's finest, where the water is…


Beira Alta in Centro de Portugal

Amongst visitors to Portugal's Beira Alta, there is an air of shared conspiracy. On every…


Casas do Côro in Centro de Portugal

Despite the isolation of Marialva, Casas do Côro is a project, imagined and undertaken by the…


Côa Valley in Centro de Portugal

Not far from the town of Vila Nova de Foz Côa the Museu do Côa (Côa Museum) is one of those…


Dão Wines

It is the geography of the Beira Alta, and the Dão Valley in particular, which have made its wines…


Historical Villages of Centro de Portugal

The urban areas in the Beira Alta are mainly small, enchanting mountain villages whose histories…


Casa da Cisterna in Centro de Portugal

Despite its tiny size the village now houses the wonderful Casa da Cisterna, a boutique guesthouse…


Viseu in Centro de Portugal

The artist Vasco Fernandes, or Grão Vasco (Great Vasco) as he is better known, has left a legacy…


Portuguese Piri Piri Chicken Recipe

My grandmother's Portuguese Piri Piri Chicken Recipe will add some authentic Portuguese fiery…


Beira Baixa in Centro de Portugal

Right across Beira Baixa in Centro de Portugal you will encounter, time and time again, what are…


Parque Natural do Tejo Internacional

In Centro de Portugal it's easy to get carried away, it can happen in a number of ways. You may be…


Beira Baixa Heritage

If this part of the region of Centro de Portugal leaves the visitor only one impression, it will be…


Belmonte in Centro de Portugal

There is something familiar to the look of Belmonte Castle, deep in the green mountains of…


Natura Glamping

At Casa do Guarda, close to the heart of the Serra Gardunha mountain range, Jorge Pessoa is rightly…


Portuguese Beira Baixa Olive Oil

Proença-a-Velha is a quiet, sleepy place, where the stones of the ancient buildings guard a…


Castelo Branco Embroidery

Castelo Branco Embroidery is a very exquisite piece of hand made work containing tens of thousands,…


Portuguese Cherry Daiquiri Recipe

José, it seems, is very proud of the 'Portuguese Cherry Daiquiri Recipe' when he himself created…


Portuguese Beira Baixa Cherry

If you get your timing just right, you're in a for a very sweet surprise in Centro de Portugal. For…


Alentejo Wine Travel guide

During the first couple of weeks of April 2016, I was a guest of Wine Tourism in Portugal in the…