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Deborah O’Donoghue is a British-Irish writer who has lived in the UK, France and Belgium. She has travelled all over the world and worked in car body repairs, in the best fish ‘n’ chip shop in Brighton, and been a gopher in a comedy club, as well as a teacher. She’s a past winner of the Commonwealth Broadcasting Association Short Story Prize. Her début novel, Sea of Bones, was published by Legend Press in 2019 and comes out in Germany in 2021. Follow Deborah on Twitter and Instagram.

25 February 2022

5 best rural tourism spots around Santarém

1. Quinta da Cabrita Just 45 minutes from Lisbon and 10 minutes from Santarém, this is an 18th century farm and its grounds, appealingly guarded by […]
14 February 2022

Airplane mask mandates will stay forever, says TAP Air Portugal CEO

TAP Air Portugal CEO Christine Ourmières-Widener said airline passengers could keep wearing masks forever.  Ourmières-Widener said that not only mask mandates during the flight, but also […]
10 February 2022

New hotel in downtown Lisbon pays tribute to Portugal’s railroad past

The newest five-star hotel in Lisbon opened on Monday, February 7th. The Editory Riverside Santa Apolónia Hotel, located in Lisbon’s iconic station, is a true tribute […]
8 February 2022

Braga to revive its Roman past at the end of May

From the 25th to the 29th of May 2022, the streets of Braga will again be invaded by the way of life in Roman Times. One […]
8 February 2022

Is Santarém the capital of Portuguese Gothic?

Santarém, just an hour from Lisbon in the heart of Ribatejo region, is a dream for fans of architecture. Known as the ‘Gothic Capital’, it possesses so many Gothic monuments that it single-handedly provides a journey […]
7 February 2022

Portugal drops Covid-19 testing requirement for fully vaccinated tourists

Negative Covid-19 tests will no longer be required to enter Portugal for all air passengers arriving with a EU Digital Covid Certificate or recognised proof of […]
3 February 2022

Escape rooms are booming in Portugal

It was back in 2014 that escape rooms had their boom, as they started to appear all over Portugal. The purpose of these spaces is a […]
31 January 2022

Tales from the Casa-Museu Passos Canavarro

Travellers have always known what Gen Z have apparently now discovered: experiences are more meaningful than material goods. And in a world where everyone is competing […]
26 January 2022

Portugal creates Europe’s largest protected marine area

At the end of 2021, the Regional Government of Madeira announced the creation of the largest marine protected area with full protection in Europe and the […]
25 January 2022

10 Most Instagrammable spots in Santarém

An hour from Lisbon, on a plateau above the river Tagus, Santarém is a city steeped in history and sunshine, good food and river trade. Founded […]
14 January 2022

48 hours in Santarém

With a growing reputation among food-lovers, this historic and up-and-coming Portuguese city, just an hour from Lisbon and easily accessible by car or train, has everything […]
13 January 2022

Portugal is the best country to work remotely, says Momondo

1. Portugal at the top Portugal ranked as the best country in the world for remote work, scoring high in all categories including climate, social life, […]
12 January 2022

Portugal’s tourism industry faces job shortfall of 85,000 this year

A new analysis of staff shortages by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has revealed a significant labour shortfall in Portugal, with 85,000 Travel & Tourism jobs […]
7 January 2022

Portuguese man crosses the Atlantic on kite-powered boat

The Portuguese Francisco Lufinha has traveled more than 6,700 kilometers aboard a kite-powered sailing boat. In just 47 days, he has sailed from Portugal to the […]
28 December 2021

Why is Bom Jesus do Monte an unparalleled monument with a unique history

The Sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte, in Braga, Portugal, has over 500 steps, 20 fountains and 32 statues. It still features 19 chapels on the […]
27 December 2021

The 10 most wonderful swings in Portugal

The breathtaking landscapes that Portugal has to offer have originated creative and unique spots to contemplate such splendor. The reputation of the panoramic swings started in […]
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