Category Archives: Portugal Travel

Best Lisbon Beaches – 11 Beautiful Beaches in Lisbon & Surrounds Worth Exploring!

Best Lisbon Beaches – 11 Beautiful Beaches in Lisbon & Surrounds Worth Exploring!

Some of the best Lisbon beaches are located in under an hour from the city with easy access by public transport. The most popular beaches in Lisbon are located either towards Cascais, close to Sintra, or further south along Costa da Caparica. After moving to Lisbon a few years back, we have had ample opportunity […]

Madeira Hiking – 6 Best and Most Beautiful Walks & Hikes in Madeira, Portugal, Worth Discovering!

Madeira Hiking - 6 Best and Most Beautiful Walks & Hikes in Madeira, Portugal, Worth Discovering!

Some of the best hikes in Madeira include the beautiful Vereda do Pico Ruivo, the Vereda do Areeiro, and the Vereda do Areeiro hiking trails. The Island is also known for its naturally beautiful Levada walks which we’ll outline in this guide! When we spent two weeks on the stunning island of Madeira, we knew […]

7 Beautiful Beaches in Madeira – Gorgeous Madeira Beaches Worth Exploring!

7 Best Beaches in Madeira - Madeira Beaches in Funchal, Porto Santo & Across The Madeira Islands Worth Exploring!

Some of the best beaches in Madeira include the sandy beaches of Calheta, Seixal, Prainha, and Machico, whilst Praia Formosa is a popular pebbly beach in Funchal! When we first moved to Portugal we decided to spend some time travelling to some of the countries most beautiful destinations. This of course meant ticking off some […]

36 Beautiful Algarve Airbnb Apartments To Book – Best Airbnb Algarve, Portugal!

36 Top Algarve Airbnb Apartments to Book

Looking for the perfect Algarve Airbnb to book for your next visit to Portugal? Look no further than these 36 most beautiful Airbnbs in the Algarve! If you’re headed to glorious Portugal in search of some much-needed sunshine and beach time, then you’re probably planning a trip to beautiful beaches of southern Portugal’s Algarve region. […]

Best Hikes in Portugal You Don’t Want to Miss Out On!

Ribeira do Faial da Terra-São Miguel - Azores Hiking Trails

8 Most incredible hikes & hiking trails in Portugal Searching for the best hikes in Portugal? Look no further than this of 8 Top Hiking Trails in Portugal! Portugal may be a small country, but the combination of its picturesque coastal views, lush forests, and rolling green countryside make it an incredibly scenic destination, and […]

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 […]