Visiting Bom Jesus do Monte in Braga, Portugal

How many people have ever secretly thought that European churches all start to resemble one another after awhile? I’ll admit that I’ve skipped a cathedral or two in my travels, preferring instead to check out the local food market or sip a coffee at a quiet café. Not that...
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Pousada Santa Marinha in Guimarães

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 pousadas, restored historical buildings...
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