What is the best area to stay in Lisbon?

What is the best area to stay in Lisbon

The best area to stay in Lisbon depends on what you are looking for. Party animals will head to Bairro Alto whereas places like Belem will give a quieter and more relaxed pace. Popular areas include Alfama, Baixa and Campolide. So, what is the best area to stay in Lisbon? Alfama If traditional Portuguese streets … Read more

Covid 19 Test Lisbon

Covid 19 Test Lisbon

Are you wondering how to get a Covid 19 Test in Lisbon? You will be pleased to know that it is quite straight forward and that there are lots of places you can do this. The main reason why you will need to get a private test in Lisbon is for onward travel most likely … Read more

Portuguese Supermarket Guide

Portuguese Supermarket Guide

So, you are probably either living in Portugal or travelling in Portugal on a budget and looking to stock up. But which Portuguese supermarket should you use? My favourites are Continente Bom Dia and Pingo Doce. You will be pleased to know that there is a good variety of cheap Portuguese supermarkets in most main … Read more

Batalha Portugal

Batalha, a small town in the hills of Leiria, has become an important place thanks to the construction of its magnificent monastery, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. The monastery was built to celebrate the Portuguese victory against the Castilians in the Battle of Aljubarrota in 1385, in accordance with a vow made to … Read more

Best time to go to Portugal

Best time to go to Portugal

Portugal is a fabulous country to visit and is actually fine to visit all year round, although when you choose to go will depend a great deal on your interests and what you want to do there. Most people say that the Best time to go to Portugal is to catch the beginning or the … Read more

Portugal Solo Travel Guide

Portugal solo travel guide featured

In Portugal, it’s easy to feel at home. With a Mediterranean temperament and diverse geography – Portugal has something for everyone: bustling capital cities, beautiful beaches, historical towns and villages, a rich culture steeped in tradition – Portugal is one of the most popular destinations for solo travelers. Welcome to our solo travel guide. Portugal … Read more

Best Surf Sunscreen for Portugal

Best Surf Sunscreen for Portugal

Sunscreen use for surfers can be a controversial issue, but with climate change and ever-increasing temperatures, it’s an essential one. I’ve spoken to many of my fellow surfers about this, and only one guy out of maybe 50 uses any form of protection while surfing. As he said to me “I’ve been surfing since I … Read more

Best Restaurants in Albufeira

Best Restaurants in Albufeira

It will be very easy to find the best restaurants in Albufeira. Why? because there are some restaurants that they have a Michelin star (the most prestigious of all), some have other international awards for their gastronomy, and others are considered among the best in Europe. All these distinctions are due to their quality services … Read more