Porto, a beautiful town in north Portugal, is home to some of Portugal’s finest Azulejo collection, impressive bridges, beautiful Baroque churches apart from being the center of Port wine production. Learn about 21 fun things you can do in Porto Portugal.
Are you planning a trip to Porto, the second largest city of Portugal? Chances are high that you are looking for some great day trips from Porto.
Well, we have you covered. Here are 8 exciting day trip destinations from Porto that are not just cheap and quick but also easy to plan for. So, go ahead and add them to your Portugal itinerary.
Are you looking for the best day trips from Lisbon that are also cheap, quick, and easy to plan? Well, look no further. Because we have just the thing for you. Here are 6 amazing day trips from Lisbon – all less than 2 hours away and with tons of interesting things to do. Plus, they won’t burn a hole in your pocket!
If you are ever in Porto, Portugal, I would highly recommend you to visit the UNESCO world heritage region of Douro Valley nearby.
Undulating hills, lush-green terraced vineyards, sumptuous orange trees, and a magnificent Douro River snaking through them all – Douro Valley is a place of absolute beauty.
And do not forget to ride the train from Porto to Douro Valley for your day trip. That makes the trip even more memorable.
I have been so obsessed with the fairytale castles and palaces of Sintra that I cannot stop writing about them.
So, here’s my next one. An exclusive guide on how and why you need to see Pena Palace in Sintra Portugal. Everything from history, interesting facts, tickets, tours, and accommodation – get all your questions answered here!
A trip to the magical castles of Sintra in Portugal. Get lost in the eclectic madness of Pena Palace, go on a mystical tour of Quinta da Regaleira, or gaze dumbstruck at the embellished patios of the Sintra National Palace. Even better, do more. Check out all that you can do at the castle city of Sintra.
When traveling in Portugal, you must definitely pay a visit to the northern city of Braga, a true hidden gem. Also known as the religious center of Portugal, this place has tonnes of history, art, and architecture to soothe your soul. If you don’t believe me, check out the sanctuary of Bom Jesus do Monte and its beautiful sacred staircase. You will end up agreeing with me forever! Try it. 🙂
Did you know that apart from being a wonderful historical destination, Lisbon is also a great place for foodies. Whether you are a seafood lover, a wine connoisseur, or a dessert expert, you will always find something in Lisbon to suit your taste buds.
Today, we have guest author, Amber Charmei, telling us exactly what to eat in Lisbon and where to find these delicacies. Be it the uber-famous Pasteis de Nata, a traditional Bifana, or the quintessentially souvenir-like canned seafood, this guide will help you find everything you need to satisfy your hunger pangs in Lisbon. So what are you waiting for? Let’s dig in!
I have written so much about Lisbon, its history, its culture, food, and people. Yet, I always feel that there is so much more to write. Like this article on the best views in Lisbon.
Trust me, I am not a big fan of views. But Lisbon truly wowed me in this area.
The city is spread over seven different hills that are filled with cute, colorful houses topped with orange tiled roofs. A combination of these factors results in some of the most stunning, abundantly vibrant vistas that I have ever seen in my life. So, go ahead and have a look at what Lisbon has in store for you.
Are you a foodie? Do you love food more than anything else? Do you dream of pastries, puddings, and cakes when you are asleep? Well, then you will love this roundup of the 20 most amazing European desserts that you need to try on your next Europe trip. Or make them at home! We can always travel vicariously through food, can’t we?
In the face of these unprecedented times, how are you coping with your ever-increasing wanderlust? I am going back to my hard drives, sifting through my old photographs, and finding gems. Apart from doing hundreds of virtual tours. of course!
One of the most beautiful gems that I rediscovered in the past couple of days is the Medieval City of Obidos in Portugal. We spent a day here and yet, I could not get enough of this tiny walled town. There was just so much to see, do, and photograph. Here are some of my favorite captures from my day in Obidos last summer. Have a look and get transported to the charming medieval town!
Word of Caution: These stunning pictures of Obidos may give you serious wanderlust!