Culinary delights in Lisbon
Sun, 31 Jan 2016
I chose this holiday for several reasons: the multi-centre arrangement, my first trip to Portugal and visiting local restaurants each evening to indulge in true Portuguese cuisine.
West Essex goes to West Portugal
Wed, 27 Jan 2016
In mid-May forty-nine West Essex and three Redbridge members set out on a walking week in the North West corner of Portugal, organised by Ramblers Worldwide Holidays. The Costa Verde is a region known for its high hills, verdant countryside, extensive unspoilt beaches and fascinating old towns...
Postcard from Tavira
Mon, 18 Jan 2016
Shannah and David Day were the lucky winners of our RWH holiday in Tavira in the Algarve, offered as a prize by Outdoor Enthusiast magazine. Tavira is one of our most popular trips, and Shannah and David were definitely impressed.
Floating Garden’ of Madeira
Sun, 17 Jan 2016
It was September and we had recently returned home from a holiday in France in our campervan when we thought that we would like to book a holiday for November.
Belem Tower – Walking In Portugal
Sat, 16 Jan 2016
The pretty white houses that line the seven hills of the city contrast with the blue backdrop of the Atlantic Ocean, just as the modern activities of the inhabitants contrast with the rich history preserved in the Belém waterfront.
Pleasurable Walking in Portugal
Tue, 12 Jan 2016
We wanted a walking holiday, but with time for relaxing as well, and this holiday gave us both. After a very early start, a 6.15am flight from Gatwick, we arrived at the very comfortable 4 star, family run, Hotel Meira at Praia de Ancora by 10.15 in the morning.