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Top 5 Things to Do in Estoril

Posted by on January 18th, 2013 in Destinations, Europe, Feature, Photos, Portugal | 4 comments

If someone mentioned movie stars, Europe’s oldest casino, Formula 1 track and championship level golf, you might think of Monaco, but you would be wrong. It’s actually Estoril in Portugal that we are talking about here. Estoril is a small town on the coast of Portugal, only 25km from Lisbon. It’s where the rich and famous come to hang around in the summer months. However in the autumn and winter months it is a different story, and you can get a luxury hotel for a fraction of the normal cost. Cascais, sort of big brother of Estril, is within walking distance. It offers more restaurants, cafés, pubs, and basically everything, but I still prefer Estoril; it feels smaller, cosier; and you can always walk to Cascais when you want to visit an Irish pub (which there are too many...

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Portugal Postcard

Posted by on October 20th, 2010 in Europe, HDR, Portugal | Comments Off on Portugal Postcard

This postcard photo was actually taken on a golf course in Algarve, Portugal, thou I can’t remember the name of the course just now. But it really was a postcard day, green course and blue sky with white little clouds. Not even a breeze. Just like in the picture. We had already recovered mostly from the mornings hangover, thou I do admit that it wasn’t one of the my better rounds of golf. But still, a very nice day for a round of golf indeed. [Not a valid...

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