Carnival Portuguese Style: the Caretos
February 20, 2019
Dating back to the Celts, the caretos are perhaps the oldest tradition alive today in Portugal though for many years the practice became nearly extinct.
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.
Driving Through Portugal: See it All in 50 Stops (Part 3)
January 4, 2019
This is the last leg of your 50-city tour, so throw your vehicle into high hear and get ready to get a little dirty.
Quinta da Regaleira
November 20, 2018
Sintra is the most popular day excursion from Lisbon, and Quinta da Regaleira is one of its most popular attractions. This, in case you hadn’t guessed, is for a very good reason: it is magical.
Urban Animals: Finding the Flamingos
October 22, 2018
Like any good Lisbon story, this one starts in Cais do Sodré. But this one ends with flamingos.