Parks, beaches, surfing, climbing, golf and al fresco drinking and dining in and around Lisbon
The Hardest Part of Walking the Camino Portugués Alone
January 14, 2020
There was always a harder day, a worse moment to come, all the way up until my last full day of walking… which I suppose you could call the hardest part if I have to pick one.
Pilgrimage for One, Please: What it’s Like to Walk the Camino Alone
December 16, 2019
Let’s be honest: the walk itself is the heart of the experience. While many people pass the time by linking up with others and talking as they go, I decided early on to be an anti-social pilgrim.
What’s On for Christmas and New Year’s 2019/2020 in Lisbon
December 10, 2019
Not all events are created equal this holiday season.
November 28, 2019
There’s a world of wonder waiting to be enjoyed over an afternoon in Oeiras. Bring the kids, a picnic basket and a camera, and get ready to explore something pretty cool.
Why You Should Definitely Go to Lisb-on (Even if You’re Not Super-Into Electronic Music)
September 12, 2019
The venue, the amenities, the crowd, and the vibe all add up to a perfect late-summer weekend in Parque Eduardo VII.
Why You Should Visit Baleal and Ferrel: Two Small Towns That Are Making Big Waves
September 5, 2019
When people ask me about Portugal, they always want to know if I prefer Lisbon or Porto. My answer? Neither. I love both cities, but I’d rather spend my time in between them. Right in the middle of Portugal’s Atlantic coast, on the very edge of continental Europe, lie some of my favorite places in […]
What to See, Do, and Eat in Ericeira: The Prettiest Town on Portugal’s Central Coast
August 20, 2019
A lot of people ask about the best places to visit in Portugal, and of course, it depends on what you want out of your trip. But there’s one town that I never fail to mention. Whether you’re looking to relax on the beach, enjoy incredible views, or surf some of the world’s best waves, […]