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Unmissable Things to do in Lisbon Portugal

One of the most beautiful cities in Portugal, with a staggering number of unique attractions, there is so much to do and see in Lisbon Portugal. There’s no denying, thanks to increased popularity in recent years, Lisbon has become a little more expensive. However, it’s still an enriching city to visit, even on a budget …

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Plan the Perfect Sintra Day Trip from Lisbon

The UNESCO-recognized Cultural Landscape of Sintra is a unique mix of natural and cultural sites. One of the most popular day trips from Lisbon, in Sintra, you’ll find unimaginable fairytale palaces, a medieval castle, magnificent gardens with hidden treasures, and a beautiful historic center. A day trip to Sintra is so unique it may even …

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10 of the Best Beach Towns in Portugal

Portugal is one of Europe’s most popular summer destinations thanks to the number of stunning beaches and charming beach towns to choose from along the Atlantic Coast. Portugal is also a famed surfing destination – Nazaré, which we list as one of the best places to visit in Portugal, is world-renowned thanks to the Big …

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18 Best 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, incredible beach towns, 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 …

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Essential Things to do in Evora Portugal – 2 Day Itinerary

Many choose the Algarve, Lisbon and Porto for their Portuguese travel destinations. However, if you love history, traditional gastronomy and want to experience another side of Portugal, you should allow two days in Évora in your Portugal itinerary. The capital of the Alentejo region, there are so many fabulous things to do in Évora. One …

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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 famous attractions, hidden gems, magical viewpoints, and its fantastic walking trails.   The more you see of Madeira, …

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Idyllic Faial Island Azores Itinerary Planner

Deciding on a new place to travel can be tricky. 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 in Portuguese) is a relatively unknown archipelago of …

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4 Day Alentejo Portugal Itinerary Including Évora

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 population. It is in this mostly …

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38 Unmissable Things To Do In Porto Portugal

While Lisbon enjoys tourism’s capricious limelight, Porto follows suit as one of Portugal’s best places. A small city compared to the capital Lisbon, There is so much to do in Porto, it packs a punch when it comes to attractions and rich and varied heritage. We have put together a Porto travel guide covering all …

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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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