Convento de Cristo, Tomar

On my second day in Portugal, we headed just down the road to the city of Tomar, which is overlooked by the imposing facade of the Convento de Cristo. This building dates back to the Roman period but is most famous for its links to the Templars, and it's stunning architecture. In 1160, under the... Continue Reading →

Almourol Castle

It's the end of my first day in Portugal and after a very busy day travelling yesterday, today was pretty chilled. After a nice lunch in Constancia, we headed for the castle at Almourol. The castle is set on a little island in the middle of the Tagus river and really is an imposing sight... Continue Reading →

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