Rural Tourism.


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.

1 March 2022

Why you’ll fall in love with this Portuguese Landscape Farm

Owner Jorge Cancela at Landscape Farm first saw the rolling hills and valleys north of Santarém when he arrived as a boy, a 12-year-old sent from Lisbon to […]
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 […]
16 November 2021

You can now sleep in a wine barrel in Portugal

In June 2020, at the height of the pandemic, a unique form of tourism was born in Cadaval, less than an hour from Lisbon. Bagos de […]
26 October 2021

Craveiral Farmhouse. A place for artistic exchange in the heart of Alentejo

Nestled between the countryside and the ocean, the Craveiral Farmhouse is located in São Teotónio, Alentejo, Portugal, and is part of the Blank Residency project, which […]
17 May 2021

Quinta da Pacheca: Wine barrels to sleep in full comfort by the Douro

The Wine Barrels at Quinta da Pacheca are an astounding success, even in times of pandemic. The incredible and luxurious lodgings in the shape of a […]
6 April 2021

Rural Tourism in Bhadrapur, Nepal

Why would a tourist visit Bhadrapur? We don’t have much to offer in terai of Nepal, lowland region. An old friend who works for the Municipality […]
4 February 2021

Poggio ai Santi. Nature, delicious food, and amazing people

Poggio ai Santi is a special place. It’s located in the middle of Tuscany, in the most beautiful setting, you can imagine. The food here is exceptional, […]
1 July 2020

The Place That Stopped Time: Agroturism in Portugal

At Herdade do Amarelo, inserted in the Costa Vicentina Natural Park, between the foothills of the Serra de São Domingos and the sea, the only clock […]
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