Chances are if you’ve ever spent time researching Portugal on Pinterest, the town of Sintra has been pinned a few times to say the least. This national park is classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site, and is a popular day trip from Lisbon. There is SO much to see in Sintra, and it is huge, so you really have to start early, and pick … Continue reading Sintra, Portugal: A Royal Sanctuary
I had heard nothing but raving things about Lisbon- an exciting, alternative city with heaps to do: great food, abundant sunshine, cheap eats and attractions. I loved Lisbon when I visited in April, so much in fact that I didn’t hesitate to return for another long weekend at the end of June. It rained a bit too much for my liking in April, but it’s still … Continue reading Lovely Lisbon- A City Not to Be Missed!
With direct flights from Lille, I’m surprised it took me almost two years to make it to Portugal. It’s really the perfect European destination- warm, cheap, and a bit off of the beaten tourist path. On any trip to Portugal, the city of Porto, in the north Portugal, is absolutely worth at least a few days of your time. Oporto, as the Portuguese call it, is Portugal’s second … Continue reading Porto, Portugal