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Portuguese treats

If you travel to Lisbon or the southern region of Portugal, here are two delicious things to keep your eye out for. 1.  A cheese.  Look for a cheese called “Queijo da Serra da Estrela.”  It’s a soft lamb cheese from the region of Serra da Estrela.  There’s a chain of restaurants under the same […]

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Porto and Northern Portugal

The Drive:From Salamanca to Felguiras, Portugal = 3.5 hours.  From Oporto (Porto) to Felguiras = 40 minutes. If you’re flying into Porto and staying there, most of what you will want to see is within an hour from you.  The exception is the twisty Douro river which extends from Porto all the way into Spain, […]

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Lisbon (Lisboa), Portugal

Courtesy of the American Spouses of Brunssum Travel Information Guide Basics – Transportation and Lodging We went to Lisbon via Virgin Express. From Brussels, it was about a 2 ½ hour flight. Virgin Express is a no frills airline so expect to pay for any food and drink on board and the seats didn’t have […]

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