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18 Incredible Places to Visit in Portugal

In recent years, Portugal has risen in popularity as one of the must-visit countries in Europe for its history and culture, delicious gastronomy, beautiful cities and fabulous weather. Not surprisingly, Lisbon and Porto are the most common destinations, especially for those short on time. However, there are so many beautiful places to visit in Portugal …

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15 Free Things to do in Lisbon Portugal

There’s no denying, thanks to increased popularity, Lisbon has become more expensive in recent years. Thankfully, it’s still a very rewarding city to visit on a budget, even if you only have one day in Lisbon. With a warm and dry climate year-round, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your time in Lisbon out …

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What to do in Évora Portugal – 2 Day Itinerary

Many favour the Algarve, Lisbon and Porto for their Portuguese travel destinations. However, if you love history, traditional gastronomy and want to experience a different side of Portugal from the cities and beaches, you should allow two days in Évora in your Portugal itinerary. The capital of the Alentejo, one of the most beautiful regions …

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Best Hiking in Madeira Portugal

One of the most incredible destinations in Portugal, Madeira is one of those destinations you can’t wait to visit again. Much like Portugal’s other island archipelago, the Azores, one short holiday isn’t enough to discover all its popular attractions, hidden gems, magical viewpoints and especially – its amazing walking trails.   The more you see …

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Idyllic Faial Island Azores Itinerary Planner

One Week on the Azores Island of Faial Deciding on a new place to travel can be tough. Sandy beaches and cocktails are great. Bustling cities with first-class restaurants are fun. Or, how about a volcanic island paradise set in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. The Azores Islands are that paradise. The Azores (Açores …

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4 Day Alentejo Portugal Itinerary Including Évora

4-day Itinerary: Évora and Alentejo Portugal Despite sudden popularity as Europe’s new tourism darling, it is still possible to sidestep the tourist mill a little to discover some of Portugal’s most beautiful and historic countryside. Located in south-central Portugal, covering nearly a third of Portugal’s landmass, the Alentejo accounts for less than 8% of Portugal’s …

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50 Things To Do In Porto Portugal

While Lisbon currently enjoys tourism’s capricious limelight, Porto is following suit as one of the best places to visit in Portugal.   A small city compared to the capital Lisbon, Porto still packs a punch when it comes to attractions and rich and varied heritage. From the Port wine cellars in Vila Nova de Gaia, …

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One Day In Lisbon – Plan Your One Day Lisbon Itinerary

Only have one day in Lisbon, Portugal with a “must do” list a mile long?  If you are a little savvy, it is easier than you think to see the best Lisbon sights in a great one day Lisbon itinerary. We’ve also included some easy day trips from Lisbon if you happen to find a little extra …

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Five Great Summer Destinations To House Sit in Europe.

House sitting has been our primary mode of travel for the past five years. It enables us to travel longer, slower and live local. We have house sat across three continents and cared for everything from dogs to donkeys, yachts to B&B’s (and some very angry geese!) House sitting in Europe is especially great for us as it …

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Tomar Portugal and The Knights Templar.

If you have ever been curious about the mystery and legend of Order of The Knights Templar, then the town of Tomar in central Portugal is for you. Tomar Portugal Tomar is one of central Portugal’s most scenic small towns. Set along the banks of the Nabão River, the city’s charm lies in the ancient …

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