Travel Blogs from Porto
So, David and I decided to visit my folks during the winter sojourn in Portugal, but we decided to fly into Oporto, visiting Lisbon en route before arriving at Praia de Rocha. It was a wonderful trip and Portugal is just so 'doable'. We flew into Oporto with Ryanair and caught the local train into the city. We found the hotel with ease having …
Residencial dos Aliados Porto Portugal €59 per night w breakfast ensuite bathroom very nice good location friendly staff
... else! Porto appears to be a poor, tired, run down, dungy early 20th century slum desperately in need of a facelift and makeover! THERE IS JUST NOTHING HERE!!!!! The city itself is completely in contrast to the wonderfully decorated interior of the ExtendALL Apartments, who received a rating of 9.7 out of 10 on Booking.com.
We came back to the room before we had dinner at the Linguan Restaurant. I ate a steak which was tougher than old ...
... is widely spoken. Sara recommended us to visit the Ramos Pinto port house and we obediently did so to learn more oenology. We put this knowledge immediately to use in many other houses. We are now confident of being able to know the differences when given a selection of port wines poured into glasses and set before us. It may not be a key skill that we have honed here as we may never be made to put this ******** knowledge to the test. Still, no learning is wasted! ...
... the other hand is brilliant, filled with more wonders than a pomegranate is of pips. With trepidation we approached a large group of noisy youths dressed in black, who had corralled a smaller group of about 100 youngsters and were intimidating them. It turned out to be university students inducting the freshmen in an ancient ceremony. Any ways up, so far we have only seen it's squares, streets and bridges by night but tomorrow we shall start to get a flavour of the ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service