Cascais – A Fashionable Seaside Resort

Cascais - Once the preferred destination of European aristocracy: Cascais, like many coastal Portuguese towns, was once a traditional fishing village. It enjoyed a period of growth in the 14th century when boats on their way to Lisbon would stop here.  Being a major stop-off point for the … [Read more...]

Santini Gelati – Best Ice Cream in Portugal

Purveyor of Ice Cream to Europe's Royal Families: We were told that when we get to Cascais, we must have some Santini ice cream, the best in Portugal!   The Santinis have been supplying ice cream to generations of the royal family but be forewarned that when we get to the ice cream parlour, the … [Read more...]