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

Train from Lisbon to Albufeira

Train from Lisbon to Albufeira

Lisbon, being the capital of Portugal, is a fantastic base from which to start any Portuguese adventure!  Albufeira is a lovely little city in the Southern Algarve with beautiful beaches and stunning coastline that is also well worth a visit! Below we’ll demonstrate how easy it is to get a train from Lisbon to Albufeira, … Read more

Lisbon Off the Beaten Path

Lisbon Off the Beaten Path

As the capital of Portugal, Lisbon is visited by thousands, if not millions of tourists every year. Lisbon has a wide variety of popular tourist attractions – from buildings with incredible architecture, museums, cathedrals, that are all heavily visited throughout the year. But there’s something to be said for visiting those areas not nearly as … Read more

Faro to Lisbon

Faro to Lisbon

It’s easy to get from Faro to Lisbon by car, bus and train. My preferred way is to take the train – they are frequent and comfortable and Faro train station is walkable from the city centre. Faro to Lisbon by Train The Faro to Lisbon train takes just over 3 hours. Some take 3h05 … Read more

Lisbon to Setubal

Lisbon to Setubal

It’s very easy to get from Lisbon to Setubal by bus. I took the journey from Lisbon to Setubal last summer from Bairro Alto and it was less than an hour and a half in total. The best way to get there is to take the Lisbon Metro to Jardim Zoologica (For Sete Rios station) … Read more

2 Days in Lisbon

2 Days in Lisbon

As the capital of Portugal, it would be a crime not to visit Lisbon at least for a few days. From gorgeous historic buildings to wonderful museums to enjoy, your stay in Lisbon will be filled with memorable experiences. There is SO much to see and do in Lisbon, you will feel as though you … Read more

Unusual things to do in Lisbon

Unusual things to do in Lisbon

Lisbon is undoubtably a contender for the most varied capital city in Europe, and yet also one of the least explored. Tourists flock to Paris, descend on Rome and storm the streets of London, but many have never wandered Lisbon’s hilly streets. For those of us who have, though, we know that Lisbon is a … Read more