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

Perfect 10 Days In Portugal Itinerary

Planning a trip to Portugal? Here’s the perfect 10 days In Portugal itinerary.  There’s nothing as romantic or idyllic as a road trip through Portugal. The country is a land finely aged like wine. It stuns with its vintage-y cities, whitewashed medieval villages, a beautiful seacoast, and delicious food and wine. Top this all off … Read more

Where To Find The Famous Blue Azulejos Tiles in Porto Portugal

Exploring Porto and wondering where to find azulejos ? This guide takes you on a DIY walking tour of the best sites and landmarks in Porto with dazzling blue azulejo decorations. I dedicated an entire day to bingeing on azulejos in Porto. Perhaps I shouldn’t use the word “bingeing.” It’s a bit of a naughty … 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