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Top 10 Manchester Day Trips

By on Published: June 16, 2022 | Last Updated: June 22, 2022 in Europe, UK, Western Europe with 0 Comments
Top 10 Manchester Day Trips

Manchester is definitely one of the UK’s most fun cities and, thanks to its famous football clubs, iconic music scene, wealth of historic sights and amazing foodie vibes,  there’s certainly plenty to discover and explore there. … And that doesn’t even take into account, the fab things to do around this city. From nature walks […]

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5 Madeira Hikes You Can’t Miss

By on Published: June 13, 2022 | Last Updated: August 3, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 2 Comments
5 Madeira Hikes You Can’t Miss

I’m not going to beat around the bush here, instead I’ll get straight to the point and say Madeira is a hiking mecca! Given how into walking I am, it’s pretty incredible it’s taken me this long to get to this amazing Portuguese island, but thankfully I’ve finally made it and can certainly attest to […]

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Is Madeira Safe? +11 Other Top Tips for Travel There

By on Published: June 9, 2022 | Last Updated: July 2, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
Is Madeira Safe? +11 Other Top Tips for Travel There

I think it’s pretty fair to say, that I knew very little about the island of Madeira before I travelled there. And I guess if you’re reading this article, that might also be the case for you! Yes, despite the fact that the capital of my home island (that’s St Helier in Jersey for those […]

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Best Time to Visit Madeira

By on Published: June 6, 2022 | Last Updated: July 26, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
Best Time to Visit Madeira

A Portuguese island, politically part of Europe, Madeira is actually situated off the west coast of Northern Africa and therefore has a climate that much more closely resembles this subtropical part of the world. Through into this mix however, the volcanic landscape of Madeira, the fact it sits in the Atlantic Ocean and the largely […]

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21 Best Things to Do in Madeira

By on Published: June 2, 2022 | Last Updated: July 20, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
21 Best Things to Do in Madeira

Honestly, who knew the small island of Madeira was jampacked with so many amazing things to do? Not me, that’s for sure! That is, not until I spent 9 epic days exploring the length and breadth of this Portuguese archipelago and realised that I could have done with even longer to absorb the wealth of […]

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Ultimate 3 Day Lisbon Itinerary

By on Published: May 30, 2022 | Last Updated: July 20, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
Ultimate 3 Day Lisbon Itinerary

If you’ve got a long trip planned, then more than 3 days in Lisbon is never going to be a bad idea (!), but if you’re on a whistlestop city break, a full Portugal road trip or perhaps even a maxed-out Iberian excursion, then I’ve got great news for you…. 3 days in Lisbon is […]

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Top 21 Things to Do in Lisbon

By on Published: May 23, 2022 | Last Updated: May 31, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
Top 21 Things to Do in Lisbon

Haven’t been to Lisbon yet? Then you’re missing out! Yes if you weren’t already in the know, then Lisbon is the hot European city to visit at the moment and with its gorgeous tiled buildings, amazing café and bar scene, plus the city’s incredible lookouts, it’s really no surprise! But if you’re expecting a super […]

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8 Top Lisbon Day Trips

By on Published: May 16, 2022 | Last Updated: May 31, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
8 Top Lisbon Day Trips

There’s no question Lisbon is now a huge hit when it comes to European city trips. Oozing creative and cultural flair, what this city doesn’t offer among its charming streets, quaint cafes and boutique shops, it certainly will boast from its epic lookouts, superb bar scene and delicious culinary choices. So yes, trust me when […]

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Castles in Sintra: Which Ones to Visit & How Best to See Them

By on Published: May 9, 2022 | Last Updated: June 25, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
Castles in Sintra: Which Ones to Visit & How Best to See Them

Located just 30km from Lisbon, the UNESCO-listed castles of Sintra are a must-see during your time in the Portuguese capital. No matter whether it’s a half day tour you opt for, or a full DIY day trip you embark on, seeing these magnificent castles, dotted among the Sintra-Cascais National Park, are certainly something you want […]

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Lisbon to Sintra by Train: Step-by-Step Guide

By on Published: May 5, 2022 | Last Updated: July 21, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 0 Comments
Lisbon to Sintra by Train: Step-by-Step Guide

Sintra is an absolute must-do when it comes to day trips from Lisbon in my opinion. Even if you only have a few days in this capital, I highly recommend heading out of the city to enjoy the cute town and amazing castles of Sintra. Looking like something out of a Disney movie, with its […]

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