Category Archives: Lisbon Travel

The Ultimate 3 Days in Lisbon Itinerary

3 Days in Lisbon - Torre de Belem

The perfect 3 days Lisbon itinerary Can you spend 3 days in Lisbon and expect to see most of the top sights and sounds? This is a question I’m often asked. And as much as I do personally feel you need more time; you certainly can get a good overview if you are limited to […]

8 Exciting Lisbon Hidden Gems Worth Exploring

Lisbon Hidden Gem - Palacio de Queluz

A selection of the best hidden gems in Lisbon, Portugal I often see posts claiming to describe top Lisbon hidden gems, but more often than not, they simply aren’t that hidden at all! Having called Lisbon my home for just over 3 years now, I’ve had the privilege to get to truly explore the city […]

Gay Lisbon, Portugal – A Complete Travel Guide

Gay Lisbon Travel Guide

Gay Travel – Lisbon Gay Guide When you think of top European Gay travel destinations, you wouldn’t normally consider Portugal, instead locations such as Spain and Germany immediately spring to mind. But before deciding to move to Portugal more permanently, myself and my partner first came on holiday and it was then that I discovered […]

How to get from Lisbon to Cascais

Cascais Portugal

How to get from Lisbon to Cascais, Portugal Referring to Cascais as the Monte Carlo of Portugal may well be a tad indulgent, but this stunning coastline with its glorious beaches, imposing mansions and beautiful seaside towns and villages, is nevertheless regarded as the Portuguese Riviera.  Cascais certainly has a flair and elegance to it […]

How to get from Lisbon to Obidos!

A pretty door with vines in Obidos

How to travel from Lisbon to Obidos! When we first moved to Portugal back in 2017, family and friends kept suggesting that we prioritise a visit to Obidos, situated about an hour outside of the Lisbon.  From the very first visit I can honestly say, I fell in love with this beautiful historic and medieval […]

Itinerary: One Day In Lisbon, Portugal!

The Rua Augusta Arch, Lisbon - 1 Day in Lisbon

Lisbon in a day:How best to spend one day in Lisbon. Wondering how best to spend 1 day in Lisbon, Portugal? Are you visiting Lisbon, but sadly have very little time to explore the city? Do you want to make the very best of your stay, in this special city that has captured so many […]

Lisbon Public Transport – A Guide to Getting around Lisbon.

Lisbon Public Transport Tram

An overview to Lisbon’s public transport system. If you’re planning a visit to Lisbon, then you will be very happy to hear that it is a rather compact and easy to get around in type of city. The public transport system is in my opinion uncomplicated and compared to other European cities, actually rather cheap!  […]

Awesome day trips from Lisbon!

Stately home in Cascais

My top selection of day trips you may want to consider, travelling from Lisbon! Portugal may well be a much smaller country than some of it’s European counterparts, but that doesn’t mean that it doesn’t pack a mighty punch. And boy, it certainly does just that!  Being compact, has the added advantage of allowing you […]

Lisbon to Sintra – your essential day trip guide!

Lisbon to Sintra

A guide to visiting magical Sintra from Lisbon! Only about an hour outside of Lisbon lies the beautiful and mystical town of Sintra. Once the summer playground of the Portuguese royals and nobility, it is a must-see destination and a top day trip from Lisbon, for anyone visiting the city.   Many travellers prefer to […]