Rucksacks travel guide

Oporto

Porto - When it's not love at first sight - Portugal

Porto would be one of the highlights of the trip. But it wasn't love at first sight between me and Porto - far from it, actually.

Stay at a vineyard in the Douro Valley - Quinta de Casaldronho - Portugal

I had decided to stay at least one night in a vineyard when we were in Portugal. I saw in front of me round hills with steep vineyards where I would be served the estate's crisp white wine in condensation-sweaty glasses at sunset. So, how did it actually go?

Douro Valley - In the kingdom of steep vineyards - Portugal

In the Douro Valley's hot and dry climate, wine has been grown along the steep river banks for hundreds of years. We drove around among vineyards and wine hotels and learned all about port wine and enjoyed the world's most beautiful views.

Porto: Dinner at Cafeína and port wine in fog - Portugal

Our best restaurant experience in Portugal, three kinds of port wine and a meeting with the world's most dedicated beach worshippers. Everything covered in a thick layer of fog…

Hotel Eurostars Heroismo - Porto - Portugal

It is not entirely easy to find a hotel in Porto with a parking garage, but the Eurostars Heroismo was both stylish, fresh and practical!