My holiday in Lisbon by Cristina   I travelled to Lisbon for a few days with a boyfriend a few years ago and I absolutely loved it. We took a small room in a hostel very close to the castle and the old part of the city. The old narrow streets with the clothes hanging

Paddling in Portugal Paddling in Portugal Photos and Story copyright L Manouch   A canoe free holiday, just for once that’s what we agreed. It was the end of November, hubby and I had literally just come back from an exhausting paddling trip on Rannoch Moor. In fact our past 4 holidays had all been

Ria Formosa  Birdwatching at Ria Formosa, Quinta do Lago, Algarve, text by Simon Colbourne Spring or autumn this is paradise. For the last eight years we have taken an autumn break here. The resort sits some twenty minutes from Faro airport, inside the Ria Formosa Nature Reserve. Whoever said that golf courses, for the resort