Is Aveiro Portugal Worth Visiting?

Can we speak honestly about Aveiro Portugal? Is it really a town in Portugal worth visiting or adding to your itinerary? Sometimes I think that 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 … 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

One Day In Guimaraes Itinerary, The Perfect Day Trip From Porto

Wondering how to spend one day in Guimaraes Portugal? I’ve got you covered. This 1 day in Guimaraes itinerary covers all the top attractions and best things to do in Guimaraes. Dating from the 9th century, the UNESCO-listed Guimaraes is a surefire charmer with no end to the embarrassment of riches. It’s one of the easiest … Read more

Guide To Óbidos Portugal, Best Things To Do In 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 top attractions and best things to do and see in Óbidos. I also give you must know tips for visiting. The charming and cobbled Old World cornucopia of medieval Óbidos Portugal is … Read more

Guide To Visiting Lello Bookstore: More Tourists Than Magic At Porto’s Harry Potter Bookshop

“Words are, in my not-so-humble opinion, our most inexhaustible source of my inspiration” — J. K. Rowling Here’s my guide to visiting Livraria Lello Bookstore in Porto Portugal, with key tips for visiting. You may be wondering if it’s worth visiting and the answer is maybe, depending on your tolerance for crowds. The 110 year … Read more