Portugal Itinerary 5 Days

Portugal Itinerary 5 Days

Looking for a Portugal Itinerary of 5 days? You will be pleased to know that although your time there is relatively short, it’s actually possible to see LOADS in Portugal in this amount of time, provided that you are fit and healthy and don’t mind quite a packed schedule! Introduction to Travelling in Portugal Portugal … Read more

Is Portugal a Safe Country?

Is Portugal a Safe Country

I’ve been based in Lisbon for almost 12 months now and I am absolutely loving it. A lot of the time I’m here alone, and so many people ask me ‘is Portugal a safe country?’ I can comment from personal experience that I have always felt very safe in Portugal. I haven’t yet experienced any … Read more

Driving in Portugal

Driving in Portugal

So, you are thinking of either moving to Portugal or just going to visit and explore the beautiful country. While Portugal has vast public transportation, some may prefer to bring their own vehicle or rent one there. Before you jump behind the wheel here are some things to take note of when you are driving … Read more

Tipping in Portugal

Tipping in Portugal

I often get asked by tourists and expats whether tipping in Portugal is normal or even necessary. Many Brits and Americans are used to a tipping culture. Although tipping in Portugal is not as highly ingrained in Portuguese culture as it is in the USA, there are some situations such as outstanding restaurant service where … Read more

How to Book Portugal Train Tickets

How to Book Portugal Train Tickets

I totally love travelling by train in Portugal. It is comfortable and fast. The Portuguese trains are very clean and comfortable. Because Portugal is a relatively small and accessible country there are trains to most Portuguese destinations. You can find a lot of third part apps or booking websites (such as omio.com) that advertise Portugal … Read more