Tag Archives: Portugal

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Belém

Santa Maria de Belém or simply Belém is just at the mouth of the Tagus in Lisbon where all Portuguese discoverers set sail from. Vasco da Gama set sail from here before to open the sea route […]

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Lisboa

When I first decided to fly over to Lisbon, I had the impression that it might be one of those cities that I would be bored with after the first day. After landing, I saw […]

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