Beach of Baleal, Portugal – a paradise for surfers and non-surfers

Just on the opposite side of fishing town Peniche, the Beach of Baleal is sought by people of all ages and nationalities to enjoy the sun, dive and swim in the ocean that has the right type of waves for those who want to learn to surf or simply practice it. The sand here is … Continue reading Beach of Baleal, Portugal – a paradise for surfers and non-surfers

7/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – The Bolo Rei, traditional Christmas Cake

Today I wanted to share with you the one icon of Portuguese Christmas - the Bolo Rei or, translated to English, the King Cake. I know that other countries have similar variations to this cake, but I wanted to share a little bit of the history of this cake, how it came to be named … Continue reading 7/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – The Bolo Rei, traditional Christmas Cake

6/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – Coming home & Christmas in my hometown

Good news, I made it to Portugal! Not that I didn't think I wouldn't, but with so many last-minute changes in rules and what tests are accepted before leaving and arriving... I was in constant anxiety. I was also not leaving my house for most of last week, as suddenly London became a hot spot … Continue reading 6/10 – 10 Days Blogmas – Coming home & Christmas in my hometown