Guimarães: The Most Romantic Nighttime City in Europe?

Oliveira Square as night falls.

If you are looking for a romantic city, a bit smaller and less touristic than Paris or Venice, you should look to Portugal. Specifically, try the Ave Valley and the small city of Guimarães. Never heard of Guimarães? Don't worry, I hadn't either, but now that I've been there I … [Read more...]

Pousada Santa Marinha in Guimarães

Pousada Santa Marinha Cemetary

Sleeping in a Historic Convent in Guimarães, Portugal I knew that the hotels for our post TBU conference blogtrips would be nice, but the Northern Portugal Tourism Board really went all out with their selections. Our group stayed both nights of the trip in different … [Read more...]