Know Before You Go | Portugal
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Kayaking the Douro
Portuguese Wine & Dining
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The Wild Upper Douro: An International Treasure
Portugal’s Douro Valley is best known as a cradle of European winemaking. For more than 2,000 years grapes have been planted in terraced vineyards along the steep mountainsides that line the Douro River...
Guiding on Portugal’s River of Wine: A First-Time Nat Hab Expedition Leader’s Story
Porto is a fascinating city, but a city, nonetheless. And then, when we finally hit the Douro River: Silence. Just the wind, some bird calls and the gentle strokes of our paddles. I found...
Culinary Wonders of Portugal: 7 Recipes to Try at Home
We know most of our guests don’t choose our nature adventures for the food, although it’s generally excellent. On our Portugal kayaking adventure, however, the food is a hallmark...