Amalia Rodrigues | Legendary Portugal Fado Singer

Our friend Carlos Evaristo had known Amalia Rodrigues during her life time. He’s recently written about her and the memories shared during their time together. Amália Rebordão Rodrigues GCSE, GCIH (23 July 1920 – 6 October 1999), better known as … Continued

Sentil de las Bodegas, Spain | Spain & Portugal Vacations

About its primitive origins, have been found important archeological sites that take us back to the Neolithic period. About the old period we know that in its surroundings there was Laccipo, the Roman colony. However, the primitive urban settlement dates … Continued

Festivals in Spain | Seville Fair

The Seville Fair (officially and in Spanish: Feria de abril de Sevilla, “Seville April Fair”) is held in Andalusian capital of Seville, Spain. The fair generally begins two weeks after the Semana Santa, or Easter Holy Week.     The … Continued

Day Trips and Cruise Ship Excursions in Portugal

When in Lisbon or Porto, either during your cruise ship stop or touring Portugal by land, here are two destinations you must visit. Both are easy to access from Porto and Lisbon and both are truly unique places. When people … Continued

Portugal Vacation Sesimbra

On June 28th we arranged a shore excursion for persons from the USA that were on the Norwegian Pearl. They visited Lisbon with private motorist and then had lunch in Sesimbra. Sesimbra is a fishing village that lies on the … Continued

Caves and Tunnels: Madrid’s underground restaurants

When designing an itinerary, the first places that come to mind are usually sun-bathed spots to soak up energizing rays of light, at beaches, of course, or strolling through the amazing parks and gardens all over Spain and Portugal, along … Continued