Surf’s up on the Silver Coast

Affable and affordable, Portugal offers a perfect opportunity to catch that perfect wave – or just to catch some rays.

21st February, 2009

February is a month for fantasising.

The Christmas holidays are a memory and the Irish summer is a future dream, if not a complete illusion. I’ve been comforting myself with thoughts of Ericeira, a small Portuguese town I visited last September with a new Irish travel company,

It’s a traditional fishing village located 40 minutes’ drive north of Lisbon in an area known as the Silver Coast. But despite its proximity...

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