Portugal Travel Guides

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Best Places to Visit in Portugal.

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Lisbon: The city of sightseeing

It may seem a little suspicious that I always say such good things about Lisbon, as it is my hometown. The truth is, I absolutely love everything about it. It is also true that this is one of the [...]

One week in the island of Madeira

Last summer I visited one of the most beautiful islands in Portugal. It’s called Madeira. In this blog article, I would like to list some of my suggestion which places you should visit if [...]

Conquer the city of Porto in a Weekend

Porto is the city of history, colours, Port wine, the small restaurants, breath taking view points, the bridges … The list is never ending. Porto is impressive on every corner. As many travelers [...]

Top 5 parks and gardens in Lisbon

Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal and it has a lot to offer. You can lose yourself walking through the little streets of the historic neighborhoods, enjoy the more modern parts of the city [...]

Arrival at the island of Madeira

How I discovered Madeira I got a Portuguese guidebook from my parents for Christmas. This book contains all the interesting places what it’s worth visiting in the country such as Lisbon, Porto, [...]


We would like to share with you gorgeous four days in Lisbon (Portugal). There are so many places to go, so the four-day trip can become of course day or two longer. We love to sightsee every [...]

Three days in Lisbon

Arrival to Lisbon It was 3rd of February and I got the best birthday gift ever: a flight ticket to Lisbon. Why Lisbon? I got a scholarship to study and live in the next six months in Porto.  I [...]

Sintra: A Real Life Fairy Tale

  Although Lisbon itself has a lot to offer and see, going on a day trip to the closeby town of Sintra is an absolute must. This magical place lies only a 30-minute train ride away from the [...]

Time Out in Lisbon

As a Flight Attendant, I always visit vibrant cities with at least 1 million people around me. Although I do like to be surrounded by tourists and locals with each their own story to live, I also [...]

Try to feel Lisbon

Have you ever been in Portugal? This summer i have luck and visit this fantastic country! Country, which situated in western part of Europe, was my little dream for a long time, but finally i [...]

Anchoring at Cascais

Arrival It was 02:30 in the morning when I dropped the anchor amongst other boats at the anchorage at Cascais. The night was dark; it was close to new moon, only the street lights from ashore, [...]

How to Explore a City: the Lisbon Diaries

I moved to Lisbon, on a leap of faith. It is the fourth time I’m moving to a new country in the last six years. Difficult? To some extent. Exciting? Hell, yes! Lisbon is a top-notch choice where [...]

The Magic city of Porto

If you haven’t got your letter to Hogwarts yet, this is the place to go! Located in the European’s westernmost country, the city that gave the country its name, Porto, is the 2nd biggest [...]

“Lisboa: Love at first sight”

“Lisboa: Love at first sight” When I think about Lisbon, there are so many pictures passing in front of my eyes, so many feelings and so many memories. Instantly I can feel my face [...]

Lisbon: The Pearl of the Atlantic

For my first work, the choice could be no different. I present you Lisbon: the city where I live since ever and keep falling in love with every time. LISBON AT A GLANCE Lisbon is Portugal’s [...]

Bragança: hot land, cold land

  Tradition and modernity. Those are the words that describe Bragança, a lovely small town in the countryside of Portugal. Distant from the most famous cities – Lisbon and Porto [...]

Portugal beyond Lisboa

Porto Cabo da Roca Sintra Cascais Estoril It all begins with low fare tickets Starting with May 22, 2016 Wizzair started flying really low cost to Lisboa twice a week. That’s a really good [...]

The perfect day in Belém

Where to go and what to eat Belém is a parish just outside Lisbon that makes a great and accessible day trip. From Lisbon, it’s a quick and scenic 25-minute ride along the Tagus river to Belém [...]

Palace of Pena

Palacio da Pena Sintra – Portugal Visiting the Palace of Pena is a nice option for a sunny day as they are in Portugal. Alone, with family or friends, you’ll be amazed by the beauty [...]

Évora, a medieval beauty in Portugal

Évora, the capital of Alto Alentejo in Portugal, is one of the most historically important cities in the country. Due to the traces of its rich past, Évora’s historic center was classified as a [...]

Queluz, Portugal : What light?

The name of the city on the board of Portugal There is a lot ot controversy of the origin of the name of the city, but i believe in that one i heard once as a child. It happened that at the time [...]

Lisbon by E-bike

There was something not quite right. As I looked out my hotel window I saw them – solid and unforgiving. I’m travel weary and my feet hurt. How am I going to do this?  I flick through the city [...]