There are certain times when putting away your phone/map and simply wandering off the beaten track creates some amazing experiences. Take my recent trip to Lisbon as an example. Me, my fiancée, sister and our friend were visiting St. George’s castle, and once we were done we wanted to catch the sunset from a nice […]
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Lisbon is one of the best cities I’ve been to, and I promise I’m not being biased because I’m Portuguese! Well, at least I’m trying not to be… It’s got a perfect blend of amazing weather, tasty food, cafés full of cakes around every corner and beaches within 30/45 minutes. What’s not to like about this […]
I don’t think I’ve ever visited a place with so many castles, palaces and beautiful gardens in a single place. With so much beauty surrounding this little UNESCO World Heritage Site, Sintra really is a trip you absolutely have to make when in Lisbon, Portugal. Palacio de Pena is the monument that gets most of […]
For anyone who’s a sucker for Italian food like me, going to Napoli (or Naples) is the kind of trip where you can count on returning home with a bigger waist size. For the whole week I was there, all I did was eat! Authentic Neapolitan pizza is something you’ve just got to try when […]
If you’ve ever walked around Lisbon, I bet you’ve noticed all those cafes with counters full of yummy cakes. Give us Portuguese people an espresso with a little cake or pastry on the side and we’re happy. Well, at least I am! The most popular of these little treats is of course the pastel de nata — […]
Far enough from the pricey centre yet accessible enough by public transport, the Turim Alameda is 4 star hotel discretely tucked away in a side-street of North Lisbon. With a solid reputation on TripAdvisor, it seemed like a good choice for my 5 night stay in the beautiful city of Lisbon, Portugal. The surrounding area […]