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

By on Published: April 21, 2022 | Last Updated: June 28, 2022 in Europe, PORTUGAL, Western Europe with 2 Comments
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 the […]

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

By on Published: April 18, 2022 | Last Updated: July 7, 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: June 28, 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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Can You Day Trip to Porto from Lisbon?

By on Published: April 7, 2022 | Last Updated: August 30, 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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