Coronavirus Reaches Portugal, One Case Confirmed
March 2, 2020
Portugal now has one confirmed case and at least 85 suspected cases of COVID-19.
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.
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 […]
Viseu: Sweet Treats and Bicycles
July 9, 2019
Viseu is a great destination on its own, but a 50-km bike ride thrown in makes a trip to the area even better. Here’s the what and the how.
Bacalhôa Buddha Eden: A Little Peace For Everyone
May 7, 2019
Portugal is technically a Catholic country, but the 6000-tons worth of Buddha statues sitting just an hour outside of Lisbon would suggest otherwise.
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 […]
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.