Portugal

Portugal Planning and Preparation

In the run-up to our next holiday, I have been far more proactive than usual. This time I have booked all the accommodation in advance; I usually don't book anything so we have total freedom. So... Why this time?? PORTUGAL IS EXPENSIVE! I didn't realise this before, but compared to all previous holidays, even going… Continue reading Portugal Planning and Preparation

Portugal, Travel

Sightseeing in Sintra

We picked up the car and headed off towards Sintra, it was a beautifully sunny day, so we decided to stop along the way at a couple of the beaches on the Atlantic coast; Praia do Guincho and Cresmina. They were incredibly windy and full of surfers, windsurfers and other active people, but they were… Continue reading Sightseeing in Sintra