Tavira and the Ria Formosa

Tavira and the Ria Formosa

Tavira is one of the most beautiful and charming cities in the Algarve. Permeated with Muslim and Christian heritage, the city reflects the presence of the countryside and the sea. It finds the perfect balance between water and earth, between calm and frenzy. This is...
Algarve, the less traveled road

Algarve, the less traveled road

The Algarve is a region of warm weather, sunny beaches, delicious food, and Moorish influences. Vila Real de Santo António is right next to the border with Spain. It’s not the typical beach resort but it’s a great city to visit.  Castro Marim is an old medieval town...
Moorish Heritage in Portugal

Moorish Heritage in Portugal

Portugal (and the Iberian Peninsula) was, for centuries, occupied by different peoples, with distinct cultures and religions. From the Roman to the Celts, going through Moorish occupation and being conquered back by the Catholic, all of them left their mark on the...