Tag Archives: Iberian Peninsula

Alfama

Alfama is the oldest and arguably the most authentic district of Lisbon. It is nicely nestled between the Tagus river and São Jorge’s castle. The narrow streets, unmatched tiles, great food, nice people and the fado tunes all blend together to offer the best experience of Lisbon. Leave the map at home and wander this beautiful […]

Barcelona

Many places we visit in this world leave an impression on us. Some would impress more than others but Barcelona is, by far, the place that would always leave a positive impression on its visitors every single time. The mild winters, warm summers, the mountains, the beach, the bustling city life and the great people […]

Girona

Girona, a beautiful city carries the same name of a breathtaking province in the northeastern corner of Catalonia. If you want a real taste of Catalonia, then this province is for you. The weather is very mild with cold winters and hot summers. There are many things that can be seen in the capital city […]

Madeira

Madeira is a Portuguese archipelago in the north Atlantic Ocean. It is a very popular resort visited by many tourists all year round. Thanks to its nature and weather, it is possible to enjoy this archipelago any time of the year. Not only is it famous for its Madeira wine, but also for the flowers, […]

Lisboa Mora Aqui

Never planned for this to be the 100th post but it seems like it is well earned. Lisboa has never failed to amaze me with its rich history, kind people, wonderful food and great architecture. Each visit to this city seems to add more and more to the beauty of this wonderful place. Jumping Fado […]

Porto

Porto is the second largest city in Portugal after Lisbon. Home to the internationally famous port wine and a city centre which was registered a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 1996 for being one of the oldest European centres. A city with great beauty and beautiful scenery, Porto is a must see on a […]

Oceanário de Lisboa

Located on the exhibition ground of last century’s World Fair is this massive and beautiful Oceanarium in Lisbon. The Oceanarium itself resembles a docked oil rig from the outside, but on the inside it is very rich with life from the under water. The Lisbon Oceanarium has a large collection of marine species — birds, […]

Lisbon

Definitely one of the most impressive cities in Europe with its charming alleys, huge squares and friendly people. Lisbon is a hidden gem on the very western end of Europe overlooking the river Tagus on a very hilly site.  There is an earlier album of this beautiful city which can be found right here with more info […]

Sintra

A must see town and municipality for any visitor to Lisbon. A beautiful mountainous region dotted by royal gems and palaces including the Pena National Palace which, among other castles and palaces, allowed for Sintra to be classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Romantic architecture and beautiful landscapes make Sintra one of the […]

Bioparc Valencia

Bioparc Valencia must be one of the coolest places I have been to in a long time. It is a zoo like none you have ever been to before. Everything seems to be very well thought of and planned to maximise the enjoyment for everybody, most importantly for the animals there. Ever wanted to see […]

Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias

Ciudad de las Artes y las Ciencias or the City of Arts and Sciences is a beautiful complex in Valencia, Spain. This wonderful cultural and architectural entertainment complex adds so much value and is considered the most modern attraction in the city. The complex is made up of the following buildings: L’Hemisfèric — an Imax […]

Valéncia

The third largest city in Spain, home of the paella  and host to one of the most impressive futuristic museum complexes across Europe. It is also the home town for Pope Alexander VI or simply Pope Borgia. Once considered disconnected from the sea is now the biggest port on the Western Mediterranean coast and handles 20% of […]

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