Albufeira in Algarve - panorama of the beach at sunset; Portugal

Albufeira Algarve | Portugal

Albufeira Algarve | Portugal Algarve, Portugal When you know a bit about the Algarve and think of Albufeira, the connotation “tourism” automatically comes to mind. Yes, Albufeira is an extremely lively tourist destination. But in the winter, you can enjoy...
View of Vík í Mýrdal in Iceland with Vík Church

Vík í Mýrdal | Iceland

Vík í Mýrdal | Iceland Iceland Vík í Mýrdal (or simply Vík) is a village in the very south of Iceland. It has only 750 inhabitants but is nevertheless a very popular attraction for tourists. It is also the only place where you can refuel and buy food within the next...
Praia da Ursa in Portugal - is it worth seeing?

Praia da Ursa | Portugal

Praia da Ursa | Portugal Portugal, Sintra Praia da Ursa is the westernmost beach in continental Europe. No wonder – it is located a stone’s throw from Cabo da Roca in the Sintra mountains, which is the literal end of the continent. Compared to Cabo da...
Split Panorama: Promenade, Diocletian's Palace and Port - Croatia in summer

Panorama of Split | Croatia in summer

Panorama of Split | Croatia in summer Croatia, Split The history of Croatian Split is extremely rich. The first Greek settlement was erected here as early as the second or third millennium BC. The city gained its splendour when Emperor Diocletian, tired of the ruling,...
Praia da Adraga at sunset - Portugal

Praia da Adraga | Portugal

Praia da Adraga | Portugal Portugal, Sintra Praia da Adraga is probably one of the most spectacular beaches we have seen. Located near the town of Almoçageme, it is one of the “must-see” places in the Sintra region. Blue Flag Beach Praia da Adraga attracts...
Giant waves in Nazare - view from Praia to Norte; Portugal

Waves | Nazare, Portugal

The giant waves in Nazare in Portugal are among the largest in the world. During the season, they can reach up to 30 meters. No wonder that they attract surfers from all over the world.

Cascais during a sunny day - Praia da Rainha (Queen’s Beach); Portugal.

Praia da Rainha | Cascais, Portugal

Praia da Rainha, translated – The Queen’s Beach, is the smallest beach in Cascais, and most definitely one of the most scenic. The story tells us that the last Queen of Portugal, Queen Amelia, was so charmed by it that she proclaimed this place to be her own, hence the name.

Porto: Miramar Beach and Capela do Senhor da Pedra in County of Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal.

Miramar Beach and Capela do Senhor da Pedra | Portugal

We visited this beach and chapel with friends one sunny winter Sunday (typical weather in Portugal). The tide was low, so we could walk around the “Capela” without even soaking our shoes. We were very lucky this day because when the tide was high, the small church would be surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean waves and so it can be very difficult to enter.