Tag Archives portugal

Don’t you just love blind faith?

by Thursday, January 4, 2018

Don't you just love blind faith? Whether you're a travel reporter or a Fresh Farmer, just add a bit of gusto and blind faith will propel us through 2018! I’ve no idea what’s around the next corner this year. (Lots of cruising for my new book, I hope!) So, whatever my next ‘journey to come’, I can’t wait to share it with you. Of course, ...

Six Senses Douro Valley, Portugal

by Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Marlene Andrade is the Guest Experience Manager at Portugal's Six Senses Douro Valley, a UNESCO-world-heritage-listed wine region which is also the oldest, demarcated wine region in the world. The luxury resort is a 75-minute drive from Oporto international airport and a leisurely four-hour drive from Lisbon, the capital. The resort is housed within a renovated, 19th-Century manor house, set high on ...

Lisbon, Portugal

by Monday, November 6, 2017

Guest Traveller Simon Robinson hosts murder-mystery dinner shows through his company Bare Elements Productions in Melbourne and Sydney. In the month of August, during the height of the Northern summer, Simon travelled with a friend to Portugal's capital, Lisbon. They saw the sights, imbibed some local delights, and discovered many of the reasons Lisbon is on Europe's hottest-destinations ...

Sagres, Portugal

by Monday, October 2, 2017

Portugal is experiencing some recent favour on the map of global travel trends and Guest Traveller Dean Johnston says it certainly deserves a week or three of your time. Dean spent a week in Sagres in July and describes it as an unpolished gem. He thinks up to seven days would do you very well here. Let's head ...

‘Top 5’ Heart in Mouth Adventures

by Friday, February 10, 2017

1. Gorilla Tours Funnily enough, people do these as a honeymoon or romantic escape! But many just enjoy as a bucket list location. For 18 years, Dian Fossey studied the majestic mountain gorillas of Rwanda and thanks to her efforts to protect them, the country has a modest population who live among the rare and elusive Rwandan ...