Douro River

Wine travels: Discovering Port along the Douro

Portugal is less traveled than neighboring Spain but, for wine enthusiasts, it affords an exciting pilgrimage—tasting Port in its birthplace. This fortified sweet wine comes in several styles including white, […]

Port tasting in its birthplace.

While port doesn’t seem to enjoy the same popularity in the Northwest as it does in other areas or other countries around the globe, the Douro Valley of Portugal is […]

The best travel memories are made from the chance encounters with strangers

We arrived in Porto, Portugal and, due to the fact that we don't use GPS, it was touch and go a couple of times. We breezed through 2/3 of our […]

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