Cafés That Have Become Part of the Landscape of Oporto

McDonald's - Imperial, Oporto

Cafés that are not just coffee houses: On your Oporto holiday, make time to have a break at some of the city’s cafés, not just for the coffee and cakes, but because these grand looking cafés represent a period of life in Oporto in the past. The Café Majestic is one such café which we […]

Café Majestic – The Grand Café of Oporto

Cafe Majestic - Oporto

More than a Café …..: Majestic by name and majestic by architecture, this café has become a prerequisite stop by visiting dignitaries, media personalities, artists and everyone who’s anyone visiting Oporto, as well as the humble tourists like us. The Majestic’s guest book lists all the personalities who have stopped to have coffee in this […]

Algarve sweets at Faro’s best coffee shop

Marzipan carrot-shaped sweet

Portuguese love their Sweets and Cakes: The Portuguese we are told are sweet-toothed and have a great love of cakes.  This we find out for ourselves to be absolutely true as everywhere we go, there are pastelarias and cafes with counters that are stocked full with all kinds of sweet delights. Our Portuguese tour director, […]