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. 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 with … Read more

Dreamy Hidden Gems in Europe: 25+ Secret Small Towns You’ll Just Love

Planning a trip to Europe and looking for some unusual places to visit? Here’s my guide to 25+ hidden gems in Europe. I love ferreting out unique and less touristy hidden gems in Europe. In my lifetime of travels in Europe, it’s always the tiny picturesque towns that steal my heart, don’t let go, and … Read more

The Best 10 Day Itinerary for Portugal and Spain

Planning a trip to Portugal and Spain? Here’s my guide to taking a fantastic 10 day road trip in southern Portugal and southern Spain. This 10 day Spain-Portugal itinerary takes you from Lisbon Portugal to Granada Spain. This popular road trip route is dense with exciting cities, must visit medieval villages, Moorish architecture, UNESCO-listed landmarks, … Read more

Guide To Europe’s Most Beautiful Royal Palaces

Here’s my guide to the most beautiful palaces in Europe. I tell you all about these magnificent landmarks and how to tour them virtually. No one does palaces quite like Europe. So if you need a dash of royalty or some guilty pleasure escapism in your life, this guide should do the trick. This Europe … 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: Tips For Visiting and Avoiding Tourist Traps

Planning a trip to Lisbon Portugal? If so, here are my best tips and tricks for visiting Lisbon in an efficient way. I also tell you what tourist traps to avoid at all costs. Lisbon is a feast for the eyes. It’s an artistic ensemble of sparkling azulejos, eye candy vistas, pastels houses, and melancholic … 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

Guide To Visiting Lisbon’s Basílica da Estrela

Here’s my guide to visiting the elegant Basilica da Estrela in Lisbon Portugal. If you’ve toured the popular must see sites of Lisbon, now it’s time to dig deeper and find some hidden gems. One of Lisbon’s most impressive and remarkable landmarks is the neoclassical Basílica da Estrel. It’s a beautiful hidden gem in Lisbon, … Read more

Guide To the Mysterious Quinta da Regaleira in Sintra Portugal

Want to step into a fairytale? Here’s my guide to visiting Quinta da Regaleira Palace. The Gothic palace is a must visit attraction and landmark in Sintra Portugal. I think Quinta is the best palace in UNESCO-rich town of Sintra, which is an easy 30 minute day trip from Lisbon. The palace is divine and … Read more