Antonio Neto surfing
Photo: Serigio Oliveira
Charismatic local surf instructor Antonio Neto talks life in Ericeira, his new-found love of surfing big waves, Coxos, sushi and Nazaré.
Considering homeschooling in Portugal? Check our frequently asked questions. FAQ by S.Dimitrovska, admin at the informal FB group Homeschooling in Portugal.
Can a house make you happier? A few years ago, before we moved to Ericeira, we would definitely have said yes. Any house with a garden around here would surely do the trick. Has this belief stood to the test of time? And, what do experts have to say? These are exactly the things you […]
There are plenty of fun and safe children’s sports options available in Ericeira, even now during the pandemic. As a matter of fact, Ericeira is becoming synonymous with a healthy, cool lifestyle, where you can find a wide range of related offers. “I sometimes think I am living in a lifestyle magazine…” Someone on Facebook […]
Chinese Chives are hot in the modern cuisine. Luckily, these greens thrive in our small, organic garden in Ericeira. The elegant, long leaves come out with a delicious garlicky flavor, a perfect juicy texture and a beautiful color. The plant, Kutsai in Chinese, grows fast from seed, and once you harvest them, guess what? They just […]
If the enforced learning-from-home period has been specially hard on parents, the prospect of school break on the other hand, has never been more appealing. School standards are high here Generally speaking, parents of children who have been to school in other countries will agree that the learning standards, as well as the volume of […]
If you know Ericeira, you are bound to know The Guardian. This is the sculpture above the renowned beach and surf spot Ribeira d’Ilhas. The Guardian might well celebrate the World Surfing Reserve – the title that Ericeira has held since 2014, because of its world class waves. But the truth about the sculpture goes […]
SunBee Han is the official K-Pop ambassador for Portugal. She is also responsible for selecting the Portuguese representative to participate in the most important, international competition in the genre. What’s more, SunBee is currently living and teaching in the outskirts of Ericeira, in Lagoa. Positivenomad Studio is the recently opened, highly promising, dance school in […]
Homeschooling is any form of learning that takes place at home, in the community, support groups or at alternative schools. Called Ensino Doméstico in Portugal, homeschooling is the legal, flexible learning that happens away from formal Portuguese schools. What is taught, as well as how and when, can be adjusted to a specific child or […]
The vegetable market, Mercado Municipal in Portuguese, is the place to go for your local greens in Ericeira. This is also the spot for seasonal fruit, wild fish and some craft work. Catia is the beautiful 21 year-old at the busiest stall in the vegetable market. Together with her mother, Catia sells the vegetables and […]