Portugal is one of the best-kept secrets of Europe. While it has many things to offer visitors, it still remains an undiscovered gem for most tourists. Here are a few simple and practical reasons why we love it, and why we think it should be on your bucket list: Continue reading “6 Practical Reasons Why You Should Visit Portugal (Before Everyone Else Finds Out!)”
To read our full guide to an extended long weekend in Lisbon, start here.
Set in the mountains of the Parque Natural de Sintra-Cascais is the city of Sintra. Just 40min away from Lisbon and easily reached by public transportation.
To read how we planned our extended long weekend to Lisbon, go here.
Our half day walking tour of Lisbon covers the districts of Barrio Alto, Chiado and Baixa.
Portugal has been regarded as one of the best countries to visit this year, yet it has never gained the popularity afforded by its next-door neighbor, Spain. I had a quick visit to Porto many years before, and longed to return and explore more of this vibrant country. This year we chose Lisbon as our Thanksgiving extended long weekend destination and had a wonderful time, even with less than perfect rainy weather. Why visit Portugal? Continue reading “Long Weekend in Lisbon: 4-Day Itinerary Guide”
There is nothing more unnerving than getting one of those “your itinerary has changed” email notices. Or even worse, finding out about changes when you just happen to be double-checking your dates! But do not worry, we have some suggestions on how to handle the unexpected, and hopefully get an itinerary that will suit your needs.