Fancy taking a trip down Europe’s historical alleys? And no! We are not talking of the Ancient Roman Empire or the Glorious Age of European Renaissance. We are talking of something in between. Something that gets missed quite a bit because it was sandwiched between the above two. Yes, the lesser-known but equally vibrant period of Europe’s Middle Ages.
Here’s a list of the 26 most gorgeous medieval towns in Europe with their collection of cobbled lanes, walled compounds, beautiful churches, and intriguing origins. I loved working together with other travelers on this exciting project on Medieval Europe. Let me know what you think about it.
When I am home, I am constantly looking for travel inspiration. Or revisiting places I have loved. Virtually. Do you do that too?
If yes, you will love this amazing guide on how to travel to Portugal without leaving your home. Yes, in your PJs! Isn’t that exciting? Check out how you can take yourself on a complete virtual tour of the most beautiful sights, attractions, art, and culture of Portugal.
As Covid19 continues to spread and traveling seems like a distant dream, I am reminded of my travels to an amazing place in Europe. Lisbon! The vibrant historic capital of Portugal.
There were so many different things to do in Lisbon. Heritage monuments, charming streets, stunning views, good food, and even better – Pasteis de Natas! I felt I could have lived a lifetime in Lisbon. Here’s a bit on whatever I could savor in my 4 days in this amazing city. I really hope to going back one day and seeing more. Do give it a read if you have ever loved any city like I have loved Lisbon!
Portugal and history are inseparable. After all, it was in Portugal that the Age of Discovery began in Europe.
Therefore, when in Portugal, you cannot miss catching up on some heritage and history. They are so abundant that this tiny country may actually be a haven for heritage lovers. Don’t believe me? Well, check out this exhaustive list of all the incredibly beautiful heritage sites in Portugal. And expand your Portugal bucket list!
Sintra is an absolute must-do on your Portugal bucket list. What amazing castles and palaces! However, those narrow hilly roads and sharp turns can make driving a pain here.
So, we present you with the only guide that you will ever need to plan your trip from Lisbon to Sintra by public transport. Easy, convenient, and cheap! Go ahead. Give us a read.
Thinking Portugal? I am sure you are thinking of food then. Even better – desserts!
Here’s an absolutely delectable list of the 9 best Portuguese desserts that you must try on your trip to Portugal. Go, give us a read.
I had no clue ancient Roman history was so closely intertwined with that of the Portuguese. That is until I found the Roman ruins of Conímbriga.
Have you heard of Conímbriga? I hadn’t until last September. But I am so glad I did. Cause Conímbriga has such exclusive floor mosaics, you would not want to miss them for anything in the world. And elaborate, stylish residences with water fountains and murals! I would add them to my Portugal itinerary again. Would you?
Are you planning a trip to Lisbon? But worried that it will be too crowded? Looking for off the beaten path destinations in Lisbon?
Look no further. From walking on an aqueduct to shopping at a female thieves market, we have you covered. 9 quirky experiences to cherish for life that nobody else knows about. You will love them all.
Planning for a family holiday in Portugal? One of the best family travel destinations in the world, Portugal is home to unique tram rides, lofty cable cars, a miniature wonderland, beaches, desserts, and so much more! See our complete guide for finding the best kid-friendly activities, offbeat destinations (no one tells you about these), tips, and tricks.
Are you planning a trip to Portugal? Read our epic 10-day itinerary for this southern European nation and find out all that you need to see and do in Portugal.
What’s better is you can customize, shorten, and lengthen this itinerary to suit your requirements. So, let’s get going!
Is Coimbra on your Portugal itinerary? If not, we would highly recommend you to add it.
An Arab-inspired old town, excellent food, an age-old university, and so much more. Read along to find out what you can do on a short trip to Coimbra, the Oxford of Portugal.
You cannot miss out on Azulejos when in Porto. These pretty blue tiles are simply everywhere.
But where do you find the best? We put together a list of the best azulejo panels in Porto to address your quandary. Check out our 8 recommendations.
Planning a trip to Portugal? And thinking of spending a few days in the blue-tiled city of Porto? Looking forward to some port wine? Read along to find out if you should buy the Porto Card with Transport. An honest review with numbers.