Hiking Around the Santuário da Peninha in Sintra
March 28, 2019
The mountaintops of Sintra are shrouded in mystery, magic, and, more often than not, fog. When it’s beach weather in Lisbon and the nearby town of Cascais, it’s likely misty and sometimes even hailing up at the top of the hills. But don’t let that deter you from exploring them. In fact, what makes hiking […]
Portugal’s Music Festivals, 2019 Edition
March 21, 2019
Music festivals are springing up left, right, and center in Portugal. And in place of mud, rain, and wellies, there is sun, surf, and multinational sponsorship. Forget the headliners, it’s time to chose whether you fancy Meo, Somol, Vodafone, or maybe even Galp? Whatever your thing is, here are some of the biggest, best, or […]
Rock Climbing Around Lisbon — and Beyond, a Part II of Sorts
March 18, 2019
Our favorite crag has been getting crowded so we’d like to reveal a few more places you can climb outdoors within just an hour’s drive from Lisbon.
Living Large: A Walk Through Portugal dos Pequenitos
February 25, 2019
If you’ve ever wondered how Gulliver felt in Lilliput, or you want a crash course in portuguese architecture, Portugal dos Pequenitos is for you.
Palácio do Marquês de Pombal in Oeiras
February 11, 2019
The title Marquês de Pombal is more or less the same as Prime Minister, so it’s no wonder that this guy needed a snazzy palace to call his own whilst in office.
Do it All in a Day: Walking from Sintra to Cabo da Roca
February 1, 2019
This four-hour walk between Sintra and Cabo da Roca lets you see many of Sintra’s famed landmarks and includes plenty of forest-walking, sea-gazing, and cliff-scrambling. And you don’t need a car to reach it.
Aldeia José Franco: The Eccentric Pastime of a Ceramic Artisan
January 25, 2019
You aren’t exactly ready for what’s in store at the miniature world of Jose Franco, but you won’t regret the stopover.