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Our Finest Destinations and Places to Stay


  • Roundtrip North Portugal and Douro Vineyards

    Porto You should definitely spend two days in Porto at the beginning or at the end of the round trip through Northern Portugal. This beautiful city, previously forgotten by visitors, has become one of the most popular travel destinations in Portu... Read Post

    05 March 2021
  • The Future is Green

    Green, greener, green hotels. Lately a special type of hotels has appeared in searches more and more often, but a lot of people don’t really know what this eco-friendly holiday option is all about. What is special about a green hotel, what i... Read Post

    21 February 2021
  • Azores – Secretplaces Guide

    Up until a few years ago, you would be forgiven for not knowing much or anything at all about the Azores, a Paradisaical archipelago situated 800 miles from mainland Europe.  Fast forward and these luscious green islands in the middle of t... Read Post

    14 January 2021
  • Viennas old-fashioned and yet beautiful charm

      We adore Austria, and especially its capital. Vienna is a nonconformist aristocrat. It cherishes its glorious historical patrimony without repressing its constant desire for new horizons.This beautiful city is perfect for a visit any t... Read Post

    19 May 2021
  • Discovering Iceland with real horse power

      “There is no more sagacious animal than the Icelandic horse. He is stopped by neither snow, nor storm, nor impassable roads, nor rocks, glaciers, or anything. He is courageous, sober, and surefooted. He never makes a false step,... Read Post

    11 March 2021
  • Comporta – a chic and stylish natural paradise

    Do you think mass tourism has conquered even the last remaining paradises of Europe? Not really. Those landscapes that make us look in awe at what nature can accomplish still exist. The area between the Sado estuary and the port city of Sines... Read Post

    06 February 2021
  • Andalusia – as fascinating as ever – a round trip

    It is a funny feeling when driving along the southern coast of Andalusia near Salobreña. In front of us the bright sunlight is reflected in myriads of small diamonds from the Mediterranean Sea. In the background the majestic snow covered mo... Read Post

    22 March 2021
  • Sanlúcar de Barrameda – Manzanilla, Langostinos and Marismas

    I admit that I discovered Sanlúcar de Barrameda by coincidence many years ago and it never left my mind. At the time I was visiting Jerez de la Frontera and heard marvels about the Doñana National Park, one of Europe’s larg... Read Post

    12 May 2021