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Otília Joel

Otília was born in Chaves, studied in Braga and later moved to Porto, three cities where taste or good food were bought. She likes to cook and is able to travel miles to visit a restaurant. She loves to travel and get to know the world, but he has a special taste to discover the corners of Portugal, now with a new company: her son. She is also a TV series addict.

ARTICLES BY Otília Joel

Sustainable hotels: 10 eco-friendly choices in Portugal

Sustainability is increasingly an unavoidable trend in Tourism, so follow the ten suggestions for sustainable hotels fr…

Lisbon Spas: relax in the heart of the city

Lisbon is a vibrant and fast-paced capital, but it is possible to find places to relax amidst the hustle and bustle of …

The best typical dishes from Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro

When we talk about the Trás-os-Montes and Alto Douro region, we immediately come to mind its excellent gastronomy, whic…

From Madrid to Lisbon: a route from the border

Traveling from Madrid to Lisbon by car? Transform a tiring cross-border journey into a dream experience: there is a wor…

Online restaurants: where to order in Lisbon and Porto

Pandemic or no pandemic, online restaurants are here to stay. Discover the best places to order your meals in Lisbon an…

Spiritual and wellness retreats in Portugal

Relaxing the body, mind and even the soul is the proposal of All About Portugal, with the selection of ten places where…

The best beaches for children in the Algarve

Holidays with kids rhyme with beach, but a day at the beach with the small ones can be the best and worst of your holid…

The most unique lodgings in Portugal

Have you ever thought about sleeping in a wine barrel or in a tree house? What if we add a revolving hotel and a Hobbit…

Discovering the Best Waterfalls in Gerês

The paradisiacal Peneda-Gerês National Park hides spectacular waterfalls, magical and beautiful corners that All About …

The 10 Best Places to Run in Porto

Running, whether on the road or on a trail, is a very complete physical exercise and a great alternative to gyms. All A…

Winter Getaways in Communion with Nature

Are you dreaming of winter getaways to unwind from the city rush? Don't wait any longer: All About Portugal suggests ei…

Christmas Sweets: 9 Recipes to Make at Home

There are traditions that must be preserved. A rich and colourful table, full of Christmas sweets, is essential for an …

The Eight Best Tascas in Porto

Bifanas, ham sandwiches, hot dogs and pregos (typical Portuguese steak dish, topped with a fried egg), washed down with…

Exploring Chaves: a Weekend in Trás-os-Montes

Millenary city, with an excellent gastronomy and a thermal complex, Chaves is the ideal choice for a two-day getaway. F…

The Best Rooftop Bars in Porto

Summer calls for cocktails and terraces, which is why All About Portugal unveils the most “Insta-worthy” rooftop bars i…

Glamping in Portugal: 10 Dream Camping Locations

Glamping, or luxury camping, brings together the best of both worlds: communion with Nature in its purest state and all…

Pedagogical Farms to Liven up the Children's Holidays

With a quack quack here, an oink oink there, here a baa, there a baa, everywhere a cluck cluck, pedagogical farms will …

Family Holiday: All-Inclusive Resorts in Portugal

Looking for a dream holiday in Portugal, where you just have to lay out your towel and relax, without having to worry a…

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