Author: Irina Georgieva

Colourful houses, Lagoon and Delicious Seafood

The beauty of Costa Nova doesn’t stop with the infinitely long and incredibly soft beach. Nor it stops with the impressive sand dunes and perfect wooden pathway. On the other side of this magnificent beach is the little town of Costa Nova even more famous for its colourful striped houses, placed onto a very small piece of land between the beach and the lagoon. Palheiros – Costa Nova’s Colourful Striped Houses These traditional colourful houses are known as Palheiros, and have been built along the coastal region of Portugal. The main purpose of these houses was not always for leisure. These acted as shelters for colonies of...

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The Charming Beach of Costa Nova

Whether you’re keen on having the beach all to yourself, or hitting the waves Costa Nova really offers all this and more. Costa Nova is usually already quite warm in mid May. However this year that wasn’t the case and we were saluted by a persistent wind. At first the wind made it unbearable to hang on the beach, but quick study of our surroundings helped us find the best possible solution to enjoy the sunshine. And that was to sit by the rocks from the winds direction. Magic! It immediately felt like 30C and a perfectly beautiful beach...

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Porto Sights We Love

Being early risers came really handy to us as we managed to stop for breakfast at the most famous Majestic cafe in the heart of the Ribeira square of Porto. The Majestic Cafe lived true to its reputation, with impeccable service and most delicious breakfast pastries fresh from the oven. If you are on a day or two stop in Porto though it may not be feasible to visit this place as the queue is usually pretty long, unless you arrive there early morning. Although we were absolutely in love with the old city one of the places on...

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Perfect Weekend Break in Porto

As gloomy days were still reigning over London, we were in a desperate need of some Vitamin D remedy and a break from our day to day routine. A brief research through the summery European destinations we settled on visiting Portugal and Porto was our first stop. This fascinating and vibrant city, offered beautiful sights and a buzzing nightlife in glorious sunshine throughout, and became the perfect antidote to our lovely but grey London. The beautiful sunsets, architecture and history, the port wine and lively Ribeira square made our time so wonderful. – Se do Porto and Panoramic Views After...

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