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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 […]

Stunning viewpoints and views in Lisbon, not to miss!

Miradouro de Graça Lisbon

20 Incredible views, Lisbon viewpoints and rooftop bars to enjoy! Lisbon has definitely become the talk of the town and everyone who’s everyone wants to visit, if they haven’t already! A gorgeous city, wonderful weather, great food and warm and very friendly people, it’s no wonder that almost anyone visiting falls instantly head over heels […]

Incredible Palace Hotels & Manor Houses in Portugal!

Quinta das Lagrimas - Coimbra​

27 Stunning Palace and Manor House Hotels you can stay in, in Portugal Whilst travelling throughout Europe, I’ve always been intrigued by the royal history and heritage of the different European countries. We’ve loved exploring different Palaces and Castles across the continent, and I’ve often wondered what it must’ve been like to live in these […]

Christmas in Portugal – why you have to visit!

Christmas in Lisbon - Winter Wonderland Lisbon

A complete guide to spending Christmas in Portugal Having lived most my life in the southern hemisphere and being more accustomed to a warm and sunny festive season, I had often dreamt as a child of experiencing the magic and wonder of Christmas in Europe.  But, let’s be honest, when most people think of Christmastime […]

Top Things to do in Vilamoura, Portugal

Things to do in Vilamoura - Falesia Beach Vilamoura

Vilamoura – Things to do & see! Vilamoura is without a doubt one of those truly special places that almost anyone visiting always instantly falls in love with! Located in southern Portugal, this jewel in the Algarve region, is well known for its gorgeous beaches, large marina, water sports & outdoor activities as well as […]

Silver Coast Portugal: Travel Guide

Nazaré, Silver Coast Portugal

The beautiful Silver Coast in Portugal The Silver Coast in Portugal (or Costa de Prata in Portuguese), is an area that has remained fairly untouched by the influx of tourists arriving into Portugal. In saying this, today Portugal’s Silver Coast is steadily gaining popularity, largely due to its sheer beauty, stunning coastlines, historic villages and […]

19 Top Things to do in Porto, Portugal!

View from Porto Gaia overlooking Porto city

Top Things to do in Porto, Portugal! On a recent trip to Porto I was once again reminded why this city, Portugal’s 2nd largest, has such a special place in my heart. This northern Portuguese city is full of delights and surprises with something new to see and explore around every corner! That’s why I […]

8 Best Lagos, Portugal Beaches

Lagos Portugal Beaches - Ponta Da Piedade

8 Beautiful Beaches in Lagos, Portugal! Lagos, situated in southern Portugal, was our very first introduction to the stunning coastlines and beaches that make up the world-famous Algarve region. I don’t really know what I was expecting, but to say that we were blown away is an extreme under exaggeration! For us, the Lagos Portugal […]