Visiting the island of Madeira

Visiting the island of Madeira Picture of town of Faial on Madeira. By S.Räsänen under CC-SA4.0 If you are considering planning a trip and want to learn more about Madeira, or whether you are already there and want recommendations, this is the article for you. In this post, I have written down the things you […]

What to do in Serra da Estrela

Serra da Estrela: discover Portugal’s mountain range and valleys Serra da Estrela is one of the few places in Portugal with snow during the winter. Image by L.Fonseca under CC-SA2.0 What makes Serra da Estrela unique is its vastness, nature and varying seasons, making it an ideal destination for people wanting to discover another facet […]

Best surf spots in Portugal

Best surf spots in Portugal Portugal is known for many things like Fado and Pastel de nata, but one thing that has been increasingly associated with Portugal has been surfing. Nazaré has one of the tallest waves on Earth that surfers attempt to ride with their boards. Have a look below for the waves that […]

Hot Spring Baths in Portugal

Hot Spring Baths or “Termas”: Natural spas of Portugal Natural hot pool of Ponta da Ferraria on São Miguel Treating people’s ailments with heat and cold has been around for thousands of years. Since the last century, it has fallen out of style to send patients to cure themselves in thermal springs. However, everyone can […]

Tips when planning your camper van trip in Portugal

Tips when planning your camper van trip in Portugal Siesta Campers in Portugal is a good choice when looking for rentals One of the best things to do in Portugal is to explore the country by car to access the hidden places in the countryside and coasts. However, prior planning is necessary to ensure that […]

3 Car trips to do in Portugal

3 Car or Camper Van trips to do in Portugal If you find yourself wondering how a trip through Portugal could look then this article will help you. I have thought out three different car trips one can do when traveling through Portugal. Costa de Prata, driving north from Lisbon to Aveiro. Costa Vicentina, driving […]

5 places to visit less than 1h from Lisbon

5 Weekend trips less than 1h from Lisbon Life in Lisbon is great, but sometimes you long to see nature and want to escape the bustling city and the crowd. Here is my list of 5 places to see outside of Lisbon that are less than 1 hour away! Óbidos: medieval town with culture and […]

Comporta: hidden gem of Portugal

Comporta: hidden gem of Portugal While many people head straight for the Algarve to experience great beaches, many are unaware that they pass by Portugal’s arguably most pristine and under-appreciated beaches: located next to the town of Comporta. This post will tell you more about how to get there and what is worth seeing in […]

10 Beautiful beaches close to Lisbon

10 Beautiful beaches close to Lisbon Praia da Ribeira do Cavalo near Sesimbra One of the many things that makes Lisbon unique as a capital is that you have the ocean on your front porch. Whether you want to surf, swim, sunbathe, or even hike, this list of my favorite beaches will be a good […]