January 8, 2019

We dined at two restaurants that were amazing and they both belonged to one group of restaurants - Grupo Sojo. Horno San Luis is right next to the Mezquita. And we probably wouldn't have walked in there ourselves, but thankfully one of my friends hadn't recommend it be...

January 5, 2019

The third and last tourist sightseeing we did in Cordoba, was actually outside the town. Just eight kilometres west of Córdoba stands what's left of Medina Azahara, the sumptuous palace-city built by Caliph Abd ar-Rahman III in the 10th century. The entrance is free of...

December 30, 2018

The second sight we saw in Cordoba was the gardens of the Alcazar Palace. The Alcázar de los Reyes Cristianos ("Castle of the Christian Kings"), also known as the Alcázar of Córdoba, is a medieval alcázar located in the historic centre of Córdoba, next to the Guadalqui...

December 27, 2018

Since we only had two days in Cordoba, we chose three sights to visit - The Mezquita, The Alcazar Palace Gardens & Medina Azahara. I highly recommend to take a guided tour of the Mezquita - Cathedral of Cordoba (unless you have read everything about it!). The Mezquita...

November 16, 2018

After a few days in Algarve, we made our way to Lisbon to surprise my family who was flying there! It’s just a 2,5 four drive from Carvoeiro, Algarve to Lisbon, so if you’re in an adventurous mood, go for it!  We headed to the airport to surprise them and then enjoyed...

November 15, 2018

If you’re looking for a great lunch on a stunning beach in Algarve, then Praia de Sao Rafael is the one! There’s a simple but very good restaurant right on the beach called Sao Rafael and the beach is actually just down from a lovely 5 star hotel called NAU São Rafael...

November 8, 2018

When in Carvoeiro area, you must visit the famed Benagil Caves! They’re beautiful from the land, but you get a much cooler experience by enjoying the caves and the coastline from the sea. In that way you’ll see the hidden caves & grottos as well as the stunning seclude...

November 4, 2018

Just 1km from the Monte Santo Resort is the lovely village of Carvoeiro. It is a beautiful travel destination for anyone looking for a calm and relaxed holiday, within a characterful and charming town. Besides numerous restaurants and cafes, one of the things to do in...

November 1, 2018

We enjoyed a lovely long weekend in Portugal in the middle of October - just after the end of the season in Algarve. We opted for a beautiful and affordable 5 star resort in Carvoeiro, since we also wanted to discover the caves in that area and the resort has also been...

August 17, 2018

A few weekends ago we paid a visit to the new La Reserva beach club in Sotogrande - Spain’s first and only private beach! And I must say, I was seriously impressed! What a stunning new beach club, where you can walk and swim on the fine sand of Cádiz, in the middle of...

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