Secretplaces Blog

Stories about our finest destinations and places to stay
Nature and Adventure
  • 30 January 2024

    Wanderful Madeira

    I was sitting on the plane with my hiking boots laced up, ready to explore the first jewel of the small Atlantic island straight from the airport. The clock showed 8:25 as the plane rumbled onto the runway in the warm, red light of sunrise and the...

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  • 03 October 2022

    Explore Portugals Unique National Park - Gerês Travelguide

    The national park Peneda-Gerês in the north of Portugal, close to the Spanish border is still a hidden gem in the popular travel destination Portugal. While the Algarve and Lisbon’s Coast are packed with tourists, Gerês still rem...

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  • 28 January 2022

    Embrace your Inner Child - Stay in a Tree House!

    Let's be honest: we all dreamed of having our own tree house as a child, as a retreat for fantastic adventures out of sight of our parents, and as a private playground for our beloved hobbies. Climbing around in the treetops, watching over the who...

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