Arraiolos Hand-Embroidered Wool Carpets

Arraiolos - Famous for its Wool Carpets: Arraiolos is famous for its wool carpets and tapestries which have been woven here since the 16th century.  Arraiolos carpets (Tapetes de Arraiolos) have decorated palaces and manor houses in Portugal for centuries and it is believed that the craft may … [Read more...]

Shopping in Oporto – Travel Shopping

Oporto is a good place for Traditional Handicraft: Most visitors to Oporto do not come with the intention of shopping for big ticket items, although if you are dying to buy international designer wares, these are available in some of the larger shopping centres. Like many other Portuguese cities, … [Read more...]

Lello Bookshop – Porto Shopping

The Most Beautiful Bookshop in the World! You'll hear many people describe the Lello Bookshop as the "most beautiful bookshop in the world" and when you step through its front door you'll be bowled over by the stunning architecture and rich interior decoration. It's no wonder that this bookshop … [Read more...]