• Portugal
  • Nazaré, Central Portugal’s Alternative to the Algarve

    Nazare Beachfront

    Certainly one of the most popular places to visit in Portugal is the southern Algarve region, known for its beaches and coastline. Visitors mostly come to the Algarve for affordable holidays by the beach and to get a taste of coastal Portuguese life. With that popularity though comes crowds and plenty of commercialised tourism. Surprisingly, travellers […]

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  • A Cool Wine Tour of the Douro Valley, Portugal

    Douro Valley

    When it comes to visiting northern Portugal, the Douro Valley is one destination tourists can’t miss. The region combines sun-baked landscapes with rustic villages, not to mention one of the premier wine destinations in Europe. While port wine may be most commonly associated with the city of Porto, it’s really the entire Douro Valley that deserves […]

  • Elsewheres
  • Elsewhere: The Enchanting Seaside of Aveiro, Portugal

    Aveiro

    Boat rides down canals past traditional tiled houses, a stones throw from the beach in this little seaside city known as the “Portuguese Venice”. Aveiro, once a small fishing town, is now an emerging tourist destination for Portugal. Located south of Porto on Portugal’s Atlantic coast, Aveiro is a petite port city known for its production of salt and seaweed. […]

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  • 14 Sights to See in Lisbon, Portugal

    View of Lisbon from castle

    Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal is a lively place that has plenty to offer those that chose to journey there. While maybe not as flashy as many of the other European capitals, it does have a lot going for it. From its fascinating and dramatic history involving earthquakes and exploration; to its beautiful blend of European and […]