Fun Things to Do in Lisbon

Lisbon Portugal is a vibrant European city with a rich history and numerous sights to entice visitors from around the world. Here you can find an ancient castle, ruins from a catastrophic earthquake that decimated most of the city, hillside colorful neighborhoods where music plays late into the night, and gastronomy that has attracted the … Read more

Day Trips and Overnight Excursions from Lisbon Portugal

Lisbon Portugal, or the city of seven hills, is fast becoming known as a premiere tourist destination. Lisbon’s gastronomy, iconic architecture, fascinating history, and relatively moderate prices make a visit here an attractive option when considering a European vacation. After a few visits, Lisbon has risen to a top spot on a list of our … Read more

Wine Tasting in Lisbon Portugal

While Porto in Portugal is known as a popular destination for wine lovers (or more specifically, Port lovers), Lisbon Portugal should not be overlooked as a fantastic destination to partake in the grape. There are quite a few establishments that specialize in the wines of Portugal. If you love wine, it’s a good idea to … Read more

10 Things To Do In Porto Portugal

Things To Do in Porto Portugal

Porto is Portugal’s second largest city. With roughly 200,000 inhabitants it is less than half the size of it’s rival city and capital of Portugal, Lisbon. But arguably Porto’s smaller size is part of its charm. During your stay you will find a city with a rich history and fierce pride as it shoulders an … Read more

Sintra – Palaces and Secret Passages Await You

Moorsish Castle in Sintra Portugal

Sintra is a UNESCO World Heritage site, filled with amazing architecture from the 12th to the 19th Century, and is only about 40 minutes away by train. Going there as a day trip was the first recommendation we received when asking locals what we should do during our stay. Needless to say, we took the trip. Twice. And … Read more

12 Things To Do In Lisbon Portugal

Eduardo Park Lisbon Portugal

Lisbon Portugal is a vibrant European City with a rich history and numerous sights to entice visitors from around the world. Here is a list of must-see places if you get the opportunity to visit: 1. Look Down the Portuguese Pavement The first thing to see in Lisbon is as easy as watching your step. Some … Read more

Cooking Lisbon Cooking Class: Deliciously Fun

Lisbon Cooking Class

Sean and I recently took a cooking class with Cooking Lisbon and found we came out with a lot more than full stomachs and a handful of recipes.  We met some wonderful people, got some great travel advice and learned things about the food and culture of Lisbon that made us feel more connected to the … Read more

Lisbon, Portugal – Along The Waterfront


Any visit to Lisbon should include a wandering along the waterfront. Along the Tagus (Tejo) river, you will find everything from Lisbon’s highly acclaimed aquarium to numerous outdoor cafes, along with some of Lisbon’s most famed tourist attractions. Belem Exploring the Belem Region alone can take a good part of the day. Belem is an area … Read more