Mango Bon Bons at Chocolataria Equador in Porto

Chocolataria Equador – The Art of Chocolate in Porto

At Portugal Confidential, we adore chocolate. From the Obidos Chocolate Festival, to the Best Chocolate Cake in the World, we know where to go to for our guilty pleasure. So when we heard that Wallpaper Magazine listed Chocolataria Equador in Porto as one of the Top 20 Reasons to Visit Portugal, we had to investigate immediately.
Chalet Condessa d'Edla, Parque da Pena, Sintra

Chalet Condessa d’Edla – Renovated & Re-opened in Sintra

The Chalet was originally built between 1864 and 1869 by King Ferdinand II for his second wife, Elise Hensler, Countess d'Edla. It is modeled on Alpine chalets popular at the time, and it sits in the large Pena Park facing the grand Pena Palace. It was intended as a private recreational house for the Countess.

Ler Devagar – A Bookstore & More in Lisbon

Bookstores can be wonderful havens for discovery, fantasy, education, entertainment, solitude and social networking. Floor-to-ceiling shelves, an eclectic atmosphere with a cafe makes for the perfect environment to enjoy the printed word. Such an expressive space exists in the Alcântara district of Lisbon.