Have you ever visited Porto?

Porto or Oporto is the second-largest city in Portugal. Located along the Douro River estuary in northern Portugal, Porto is one of the oldest European centres, and its core is a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Port wine, one of Portugal’s most famous exports, is named after Porto, since the metropolitan area, and in particular the cellars of Vila Nova de Gaia, were responsible for the packaging, transport, and exportContinue reading “Have you ever visited Porto?”

Artisanal salt production

Salt production in Aveiro Portugal.Known as the “Portuguese Venice” thanks to the rivers that cut its territory, Aveiro has cultural riches that are also due to abundant salt production. In the town, it is possible to find shops selling various cosmetics, all made from the region’s salt. With handmade methods, the raw material used inContinue reading “Artisanal salt production”

A sort of normality

Back home for summer holiday, this year extended on working from home till the beginning of September.After three months of isolation it is a great feeling being here and seeing my family again. Things in Portugal are not too bad, other than some outbreaks in Lisbon the Country has a low rate of new infections,Continue reading “A sort of normality”