Category Archives: Portugal Travel

9 Best Seafood Restaurants in Lisbon

Seafood restaurant Lisbon

In search of the best seafood restaurants in Lisbon. If there is one thing, I absolutely love about living in Lisbon, and in fact Portugal, its for the incredible and very tasty selection of fresh seafood available almost year-round. As Portuguese cuisine is stepping into the fore, as more and more visitors discover this gorgeous […]

10 Historical & Famous Landmarks in Portugal

Portugal Landmarks

With a history dating back thousands of years and with the official establishment of the Kingdom of Portugal in the 12th century, present day Portugal (now a Republic) has a rich and colourful past. Today, this is evident in not only the medieval villages, towns and architecture but also in the incredible array of famous […]

Wine Regions of Portugal: Top 5 Areas

Wine Regions of Portugal

Top Portuguese Wine Regions Wherever you are in Portugal, you’re never too far from vineyards and local wine producers. The entire country is divided into 14 wine regions, each one distinctly different from the other and specialising in a variety of styles and grapes. Of course, the Douro Valley is the most renowned wine region […]

What to Eat in Lisbon – A Foodies’ Guide

What to eat in Lisbon

Visiting Lisboa anytime soon and not quite sure what to eat in Lisbon? Many first-time visitors to Lisbon come for the incredible architecture, gorgeous sunshine and of course the breathtaking views! But what often surprises newbie travellers to Lisbon is the Portuguese cuisine on offer. Sure, Portuguese cuisine has not received the same acclaim and […]

Portugal Weather in November – Where To Go & What To Do

Portugal Weather in November

I often get asked when the best time to visit Portugal is. The honest answer is that Portugal really is a great year-round destination, thanks in large part due to Portugal weather in November, and in fact throughout the winter months are far more temperate compared to other European destinations. Depending on where you are […]

The Ultimate Portuguese Drinks Guide

Portuguese Drinks Guide

12 Popular Portuguese drinks you need to try out when visiting Portugal! Ever wondered what Portugal has to offer by way of Portuguese drinks? Portuguese cuisine is more often than not at the forefront when discussing things to try out when visiting Portugal, but surprisingly, Portuguese spirits and drinks don’t get much of a mention […]

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 […]

The best ways to travel from Faro to Vilamoura, Algarve

How to get from Faro to Vilamoura

How to get from Faro to Vilamoura, transport guide Visiting the Algarve in Portugal and planning to travel from Faro to Vilamoura? Then read this guide on the best ways to do so. Vilamoura, located in the central Algarve, is a gorgeous and much-loved seaside resort town in the Algarve, attracting hordes of sunseekers annually. […]

The best ways to travel from Faro to Albufeira

Albufeira Old Town at night

How to get from Faro to Albufeira, transport guide Wanting to know the best way to travel from Faro to Albufeira in Portugal? Albufeira, located in the sunny Algarve region of Portugal has been a major tourist hotspot for several years. Partly due to it’s location, smack bang in the central Algarve, the stunning beaches […]