Fort of Santa Catarina – Figueira da Foz

Ana Valentina Angelo Fort of Santa Catarina - Figueira da Foz Under the skies of Figueira XVIII Hello beautiful Figueira Foz,The sky is blue, it is the weekend and your visitors are in the sand of Praia da Claridade and Buarcos. October has arrived and the weather is mild and pleasant. A new wave from Covid-19 lurks on the planet; thus, it is necessary to take certain precautions.You, Figueira,...

COVID-19 in a dog’s traveling life

Welcome to our 7th post of Yes! Traveling with dogs! from Sun with Style. Today we are going to talk about the repercussion from COVID-19 in a dog's traveling life. It is hard to tell how much our dogs grasp of the situation... if they could talk, they wouldn't know exactly why their lives changed, but I imagine they could tell us that their routine is different and maybe, for this reason,...

Under the skies of Figueira- XII

Ana Valentina Angelo Hello Figueira, it's late April. You look beautiful as always and melancholic as never before… What a shame! But have faith, Queen of the Beaches, the crisis caused by the corona virus is starting to receed in Portugal thanks to the measures taken by the government and the figueirenses who understood the gravity of COVID-19 and wisely respond to quarantine. There are those...

Under the skies of Figueira – XI

Ana Valentina Angelo Imagem: https://www.facebook.com/municipio.figueiradafoz/photos/a.671478099596248/2868930729850963/?type=3&theater My beautiful Figueira da Foz, the world is sad ... it's the virus! I miss walking around the city. Meeting cheerful, carefree people on the way to work, the beach, famous cafes, historic sites, the marina or even admiring the Mondego. The evil that...

Under the Skies of Figueira – X

Ana Valentina Angelo It doesn't even feel like winter! The city is full, Figueira! The square in front Praia da Claridade practically ready. I walk along the sidewalk from Buarcos to the Torre do Relógio. Blue sky, sun, sand and beautiful people. It doesn't even feel like winter.I'm looking for Heitor. Yes, that same little dog. I cannot find him. Today he must have changed his schedule. Now I...

Secrets for finding the perfect holiday apartment

There are thousands and thousands of options out there. How to decide for the perfect holiday apartment can be tricky - but don't worry! Here are a few tips to help you out so you can organize your next holidays like a star! It was shortly after midnight in a cold January evening when we arrived. We were tired from the drive, hungry, and so were the dogs. There it was, this nice little cabin...

Time to Pack II

Welcome to the 6th post of Yes! Traveling with dogs! from Sun with Style. Today I am going to continue talking about things to pack while traveling with your dog. As I mention at the Time to pack post I think that a First aid kit and Cleaning products are also important when you are heading to your destination. When traveling it may be somehow challenging to find appropriate medical accessing,...

Under the Skies of Figueira – IX

Ana Valentina Angelo Good afternoon, Figueira. The weather is good for walking …. I take Rua José Silva Ribeiro towards the historic center. A curious fact in Portugal is that the same route can have different denominations; This is one of them. I believe that each name relates to occasionally emerging personalities or even as historical facts are happening in the place. But today, in...

Time to Pack

Welcome to our 5th post of Yes! Traveling with dogs! from Sun with style. Today I'm going give some tips when the time to pack arrives. After all it isn't just you that need specific things while traveling your dog does too. And it comes back to the very two important conditions we already talk about in previous posts. Without delay, let's jump into it so you can start to pack! Traveling through...

Under the skies of Figueira -VIII

Ana Valentina Angelo Oxalis pes-caprae,  our “Azedinha-amarela” Beautiful Figueira, I'm going to Praia da Tocha, but I'll be back today. It is winter and the morning sun is inviting. The road is calm with beautifully carpeted soft yellow hillsides; I get closer to realize that they are the same flowers found in the gardens, in the land reserved for domestic cultivation and in some of your...