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How to Visit the Douro Valley from Porto: Best Trips + Tips

By on Published: April 18, 2022 | Last Updated: May 24, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
How to Visit the Douro Valley from Porto: Best Trips + Tips

Just a few hours away from Porto, there’s no question that if you’re in this city, even for just a couple of days, that a trip to the Douro Valley is well worth it. The port capital of Portugal (and therefore the world!), this gorgeous valley is awash with small independent wineries, whose vined-laden fields […]

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10 Best Airbnbs in Porto

By on Published: April 14, 2022 | Last Updated: May 17, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
10 Best Airbnbs in Porto

If you’re looking for a slice of authentic Portuguese culture, with a hint of crumbling charm thrown in for good measure, then Porto is a gem of a city!  And let’s be honest… who isn’t up for a bit of that?! One of the cheapest spots in Portugal too (and great for budget travellers), the […]

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Perfect Spanish Packing List: Tried & Tested!

By on Published: April 11, 2022 | Last Updated: April 26, 2022 in Europe, SPAIN, Western Europe with 2 Comments
Perfect Spanish Packing List: Tried & Tested!

It’s always been a winner of a destination and let’s be honest, it’s a winner for a reason! Yes, with plenty of stunning coastline, a pleasant climate, some incredible cities to explore, tons of history, great hiking and let’s not forget, a good dose of juicy jamon (for the meat-eaters among you!) thrown in for […]

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Can You Day Trip to Porto from Lisbon?

By on Published: April 7, 2022 | Last Updated: May 17, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
Can You Day Trip to Porto from Lisbon?

So you’re travelling to Portugal and want to enjoy both of this country’s top cities in a short amount of time? Then read on, because this post will be perfect for you! Answering all the questions you have around whether you can, and should, day trip to Porto from Lisbon, I’ll provide all the travel […]

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Amazing 2 Day Porto Itinerary

By on Published: April 4, 2022 | Last Updated: April 14, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
Amazing 2 Day Porto Itinerary

Is it my favourite Portuguese city? It probably is! Yes just beating Lisbon to the top spot, you’ll find out why I made this controversial decision by reading this amazing 2 day Porto itinerary I put together. In it, I detail why I ended up preferring Portugal’s second city and how I can help you […]

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How to Travel from Lisbon to Porto

By on Published: March 31, 2022 | Last Updated: May 24, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
How to Travel from Lisbon to Porto

Ahh the beautiful Portuguese cities of Lisbon and Porto make me go all weak at the knees! Situated in the middle and north of the country respectively, there’s no question these are 2 of Portugal’s top tourist destinations, filled as they are with glorious historical sites, charming shops, some great day trips and delicious food […]

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What to Pack for Portugal: Complete Travel List

By on Published: March 28, 2022 | Last Updated: April 9, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Travel Gear & Packing, Western Europe with 0 Comments
What to Pack for Portugal: Complete Travel List

Growing ever more popular, Portugal is officially the spot to head in Western Europe now for an amazing holiday in a warm climate that won’t cost you the earth! With stunning coastline, a pleasant Mediterranean climate, some incredible cities to explore, tons of history, great hiking and let’s not forget some delicious port tasting thrown […]

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Porto Day Trips: 8 Best Options

By on Published: March 24, 2022 | Last Updated: April 26, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
Porto Day Trips: 8 Best Options

If you’ve read any other posts from my travels in Portugal, you’ll know that I absolutely loved my time in the country. And a key part of this was the sheer diversity of experiences that visiting this part of the Iberian peninsula has in store for travellers. And Porto is no exception! A historic city, […]

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Top 17 Things to Do in Porto

By on Published: March 21, 2022 | Last Updated: April 8, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
Top 17 Things to Do in Porto

Portugal’s second city, Porto has really only been on the travel radar since 2010, but what a splash this latecomer has made! Now a firm fixture on the European circuit, if you’re feeling like every woman and her dog is travelling to Lisbon, then Porto could be the perfect alternative. Situated in the north of […]

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12 Best Beaches in Southern Spain

By on Published: March 17, 2022 | Last Updated: March 21, 2022 in Europe, SPAIN, Western Europe with 0 Comments
12 Best Beaches in Southern Spain

Let’s be honest, if you visit the marvel that is southern Spain and you don’t hit up at least one of the amazing stretches of sand this part of the country boasts, you’re missing out! Be it on a day trip away from a city (there’s only some many days of sightseeing you can enjoy […]

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