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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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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 fantastic walking trails.   The more you see …

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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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The Best Things To Do In Porto Portugal

While Lisbon enjoys tourism’s capricious limelight, Porto is following suit as one of Portugal’s best places to visit. 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 …

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The Best Things to do in Lisbon

One of the most beautiful cities in Portugal, Lisbon is gorgeous. With a staggering number of unique attractions, there is so much to do and see in Lisbon. 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 on a …

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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 the Order of The Knights Templar, then the town of Tomar in central Portugal is for you. 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 churches …

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