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Birthplace of the sweet Port Wine and home to an extraordinary selection of both red and white wines, the Douro valley is foremost synonymous with wine. And with a 2.000-year-old viticultural history, dating back to Roman times, how could it not?
But there’s more to the Douro than the Dionysian drink: An epic landscape, moulded by millennia of hard work and nature parks, where rivers still run free and wild.
When full-time nomad Jocelyn Garwood found herself in the beautiful Algarve in wintertime, she was fascinated with the skyscapes of sunrise and sunset. The beaches of Algarve is a perfect to witness both phenomena, as you have unobstructed views to the south.
Within minutes, the sky changes and reveals different colours, and Jocelyn shows us with her photos how nature is so beautiful it almost makes a mockery of art.
Croatian Travel journalist Anita Palada takes us to the enchanted landscape of Lika and the thousand waterfalls of Plitvice lakes. It’s a landscape – and history – defined by its running waters.
She discovers the folklore and fairy-tales, that are tied to the region and shares the legends of Lika and its abundant waters.
Europe is one of the most desired study destinations in the world, but it can be quite a gruelling decision to decide what country you want to choose a single city to live in and study. Every country in Europe has its customs, culture and lifestyle. Yet, every country is alluring, and the choices appear to be everlasting.
All of this can be a significant page of your life and a mind-boggling experience. To ease the decision-making procedure, AmberStudent has helped compile a list of the five best cities in Europe to get an education.
Travel journalist Anita Palada travels back in history, to the cradle of the Croatian region of Dalmatia. The imposing fortress of Klis is tied to the origins of Dalmatia and has served as stronghold for kings and last defence against Ottoman forces that lay siege of Klis for decades.
It commands the mountainous hinterland of seafront Split and has a history and heritage that far supersedes its imaginary role as Meereen in Game of Thrones. The true facts and faces of Klis are way more interesting than fiction.
There are just so many incredibly beautiful beaches in Algarve that we quickly gave up on the idea to make a Top10 list. We simply couldn’t decide on only 10.
Whether you’re looking for small, cave-like beaches where you can live out your “Blue Lagoon” fantasy, or endless stretches of sand where the kids can cavort in the shallow waves, Algarve is the answer to all your prayers.
Come and dip your toes with us at these 20 Best Beaches of Algarve!
There are certain types of towns that just FIT in their landscape, both historically, culturally and physically. Whether it’s the Pueblos Blancos of Andalucia, the Trulli of Puglia or the lime washed stone houses of Greece, we instantly understand the connection to the land, the sea, the past.
The Schist Villages in Central Portugal have that transcendent connection to their landscape and past. Long have they been neglected and forgotten, but that is luckily beginning to change. Add to this a verdant, mountainous landscape, medieval castles and a fascinating history – and you’ve got all the right reasons to visit!