Category Archives: PORTUGAL

21 Best Things to Do in Madeira

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 […]

Top 21 Things to Do in Lisbon

Top 21 Things to Do in Lisbon

Haven’t been to Lisbon yet? Then you’re missing out because there’s a huge amount number of amazing things to do in this city! 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 […]

8 Top Lisbon Day Trips

8 Best Lisbon Day Trips

There’s no question Lisbon is now a huge hit when it comes to European city trips. Not least because it offers some incredible day 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 […]

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

Castles in Sintra Which Ones to Visit

  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 […]

5 Best Wineries in the Douro Valley + How to Visit Them

5 Best Wineries in the Douro Valley + How to Visit Them

  Ahh the Douro Valley, what a dream this Portuguese spot is! Filled with beautiful countryside, stunning river views and cute-as-a-button towns, it really is a must on your Portugal itinerary as far as I’m concerned! But as lovely as the scenery is, let’s be real…  90% of us also visit this place because it’s […]

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

How to Visit the Douro Valley from Porto

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 […]

Can You Day Trip to Porto from Lisbon?

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 […]