20+ Best Day Trips From Lisbon Portugal & How To Visit

Scoping out the best day trips from Lisbon? Lisbon is undeniably an enchanting city, and it ranks high on my list of favorite European destinations. Its picturesque beauty and old-fashioned charm are so alluring that leaving becomes difficult. With an abundance of entertaining activities, one can easily be occupied for days and never run out … Read more

40 Famous Landmarks In Portugal You Must Visit

Need some destination inspiration for Portugal? Here’s my guide to 40 must visit famous landmarks in Portugal. Portugal is an incredibly beautiful and ancient country, with a diverse range of breathtaking travel options and destinations. From north to south, Portugal offers up exciting vintage-y cites, eye popping landscapes, beautiful azulejo-clad churches, and important historic landmarks. … Read more

Decoding Sintra: Key Tips For Visiting the Romantic Portuguese Town

Doing some trip planning for a visit to Sintra Portugal? Here are my must know tips for visiting Sintra, which is an easy day trip from Lisbon. These useful Sintra tips will help you have an efficient visit and avoid making mistakes. Beautiful Sintra Portugal is the most popular day trip from Lisbon. As a … Read more

Decoding Lisbon: 20 Tips For Visiting Lisbon & Avoiding Tourist Traps

Are you gearing up for a trip to Lisbon, Portugal? I’ve got you covered with my top tips and tricks to make your Lisbon visit both efficient and enjoyable. Plus, I’ll clue you in on the tourist traps you should steer clear of to ensure your trip is as smooth as it is memorable. Lisbon … Read more

Guide To The Madcap Romantic Pena Palace In Sintra Portugal

Pena Palace, or the Palácio Nacional da Pena, is a Portuguese attraction that’s launched a thousand clicks. This UNESCO site sits in Sintra, just a quick 30 minute drive from Lisbon. Before I ever clapped eyes on it IRL, I was stunned. It looked downright wacky to me with its “anything goes” design ethos, albeit … Read more

Oh Vanity! Guide To Portugal’s Alcobaça Monastery

Here’s my guide to visiting the breathtaking Alçobaca Monastery in Portugal. Alçobaca is a former Cisterian monastery founded in the 12th century by Portugal’s first king, Afonso Henriques who hailed from Guimaraes. It’s a UNESCO-listed site and a must see landmark in Portugal. This guide tells you everything you need to see inside and gives … Read more

Guide To the Stunning Coimbra University in Portugal

Here’s my complete guide to visiting the UNESCO-listed Coimbra University in Coimbra Portugal, with must know tips for visiting. Coimbra is the perfect midway stop between Lisbon and Porto and well worth a visit. The fortress-like university on the hilltop is one of Portugal’s most impressive UNESCO sites. You’ll be awed by the splendid architecture … Read more

4 Days In Lisbon Itinerary, The Queen Of The Sea

Lisbon is a sun-kissed capital known as the “Queen of the Sea.” With a unique blend of sophistication and faded old world charm, it’s one of my favorite cities in Europe. You could spend weeks in Lisbon and not see and experience all its treasures. But most of us don’t have scads of time on … Read more

20 Hidden Gems And Secret Spots In Lisbon Portugal

Looking to get off the beaten path in Lisbon Portugal? I don’t blame you. The top attractions in Lisbon can be mobbed, especially in high season. It’s good to have a place to escape without omnipresent crowds. Besides, not every stroll or reverie needs to be shared with other tourists. And Lisbon’s charms are so … Read more

Guide To Jerónimos Monastery: Manueline Splendor In Belém

Jeronimos Monastery is Portugal’s most visited heritage site. It’s a stunning testament to Portugal’s Age of Discoveries and a magnificent example of Manueline architecture. The monastery is a twisting mass of honey colored stone that glows like gold in the sunshine. There’s also a marble esplanade dotted with gardens and fountains. In this guide, I … Read more