Guide To 15 Easy Day Trips From Lisbon Portugal

Planning a trip to Portugal and wondering where to go? Here’s my guide to the best day trips and weekend getaways from sun-kissed Lisbon. Lisbon is a feast for the eyes, and one of my favorite cities in Europe. With its alluring old world charm, you may never want to leave. But if you want … Read more

Oh Vanity! Guide To Portugal’s Alcobaça Monastery

Here’s my guide to visiting the breathtaking Alçobaca Monastery in Portugal. The monastery is a UNESCO-listed site and a must see landmark in Portugal. This guide tells you everything you need to see inside and why you should visit. If you love history or architecture, Alcobaça Monastery is a must visit destination. Alcobaça is an … Read more

Kind of Blue: Where To Find Ceramic Azulejos in Porto Portugal

Here’s my guide to finding the best azulejo facades in Porto Portugal. Wondering where to find azulejos in Porto? This Porto travel guide takes you on a DIY walking tour of the best sites and landmarks in Porto with dazzling azulejo decorations. I dedicated an entire day to bingeing on azulejos in Porto. Perhaps I … Read more

35+ Famous Landmarks in Portugal, For Your Portugal Bucket List

Need some destination inspiration for Portugal? Here’s my guide to 37 of the must visit 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 … Read more

How To Spend 10 Days In Portugal, the Perfect Ten Day Itinerary

Planning a trip to Portugal? Here’s the perfect 10 days In Portugal itinerary. There’s nothing as romantic as an idyllic road trip through Portugal. Portugal stuns with its vintage-y cities, charming medieval villages, beautiful seacoast, and delicious food and wine. Top this all off with a dollop of historic UNESCO sites and some soulful Fado … Read more

Is Aveiro Portugal Worth Visiting>

Can we speak honestly about Aveiro Portugal? Is it really a town in Portugal worth visiting? Honesty seems largely eclipsed by enthusiasm in the blogosphere. Perhaps it’s because we travel bloggers travel to objectively beautiful places and mostly have phenomenal experiences. But that can’t always be the case, can it? Sometimes a place doesn’t live … Read more

Guide To Óbidos Portugal, The Queen’s Present

Here’s my guide to visiting beautiful Óbidos, a must see UNESCO site and one of Portugal’s most beautiful towns. This guide covers the 10 top attractions and best things to do in Óbidos. Just an hour north of Lisbon, lies the charming and cobbled Old World cornucopia of medieval Óbidos Portugal. Óbidos is the perfect … Read more

Guide To Sé Velha: Coimbra’s Doughty 12th Century Cathedral-Castle

Coimbra is an atmospheric town that should definitely be on your itinerary for Portugal. And Coimbra’s ancient Romanesque church, Sé Velha, is a must see site in Coimbra. Coimbra has a melancholy beauty all its own. Coimbra has its own pottery style, its own version of Fado, the oldest library in Portugal, and an attitude. … Read more

A Bodice Ripping Love Story At Portugal’s Alcobaça Monastery

The mere mention of Alcobaça Monastery in Portugal conjures a mini history lesson on one of Europe’s oldest and best UNESCO sites. Alcobaça is a 12th century masterpiece of Gothic Cistercian art, after all. Its vaunted architecture and history make it a must see site on a tour of Portugal. But that’s the topic of … Read more