• Portugal
  • 4 Day Trips from Lisbon

    Visitors to Lisbon are spoilt for choice. It is a fantastic city for tourists, with plenty to see and do. While unwinding in the suburb of Benfica for 5 weeks last September, I often made trips in to the city centre or Belem and never grew bored or ran out of things to do. But Lisbon […]

  • Europe
  • 5 Sightseeing Nature Walks in Europe

    For such a long settled region, Europe still has plenty of corners where the wilderness is left alone. Where nature is allowed to do its thing and those that enjoy getting away from it all have somewhere to go. This means there’s no shortage of destinations for nature walking and hiking for those travelling to Europe. […]

  • Elsewheres
  • Elsewhere: Aveiro, Portugal

    Aveiro Canal

    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. […]

  • Portugal
  • 14 Sights to See in Lisbon, Portugal

    View of Lisbon from castle

    Lisbon, the capital city of Portugal is zu 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 […]