How to be a responsible tourist in Lisbon

How to be a responsible tourist in Lisbon

Ah, vacations! That wonderful time of the year when you can just relax and enjoy yourself in a new place. But sometimes it’s not always so fun for the locals in your chosen destination. As tourism continues to grow everywhere, pressure falls on locals to take in more people (who...

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The complete guide to: Porto travel

The complete guide to: Porto travel

Eclectically beautiful Porto is filled with surprises. It’s a city of hidden gems waiting to be discovered down winding alleyways, and friendly locals eager to share their favourite bars and cafés with travellers in need of a drink or some post-sightseeing sustenance. Whether it’s due to the people, the architecture,...

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The foodie’s guide to eating and drinking your way through Lisbon

The foodie’s guide to eating and drinking your way through Lisbon

Thanks to a mix of never-ending stories, vibrant culture, and amazing scenery, it’s impossible for travellers not to fall in love with Portugal. And the capital, Lisbon, located on the right bank of Tejo River and known for its secular monuments, offers splendid light and belvederes, and mesermises all visitors. But apart...

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Tips for your first trip to Lisbon

Tips for your first trip to Lisbon

Being a relatively small city, Lisbon won’t overwhelm you with chaos, but it might capture your heart with its charm! If you haven’t yet been to Lisbon, you’re missing out on something truly special. Not only is it one of the oldest cities in Europe (older than Rome, by the...

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St. Anthony Day festivities in Lisbon

St. Anthony Day festivities in Lisbon

Thinking of visiting Lisbon? June is an excellent time to be in the city because of all the patron saint festivities that take place. All of the old districts in town are decorated with colourful flowers, paper ribbons, and lights. Little squares inside each district are transformed into concert venues that host...

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Complete guide to: Lisbon travel

Complete guide to: Lisbon travel

Travelling to Portugal and checking out the sights in Lisbon? This guide will give you everything you need to know about visiting the city, from getting to and from the airport, to the best Portuguese music you should listen to before you go, to the coolest local events you should...

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8 food and drink experiences you need to have in Porto

8 food and drink experiences you need to have in Porto

If there’s one thing you need to do in Porto, it’s to eat and drink everything. Sure, you’re going to want to fill your glass with port every chance you get, but you’re also going to want to try a few other local treats, too — all of which taste...

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Things to do in: Porto

Things to do in: Porto

Historic, charming, and full of port (it’s the birthplace, after all), Porto is a city that warrants days of exploring. If you need some help figuring out where to start, we’ve got a few tips to help you dig deeper into the city. Explore the old Cathedral neighbourhood This is...

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Photo of the week: Sunset in Lisbon

Is there anything more perfect than an ocean sunset? In Lisbon, #localsknow the best way to close out the day is to get outside and watch the sun sink into the Atlantic. With so many stretches of sandy beach within the city limits, it’s no wonder locals are regularly heading...

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24 hours in: Porto

24 hours in: Porto

Headed to Portugal? You’ll definitely want to explore the charming city of Porto while you’re there. This is a place known for its food, its wine, and its fresh sea air, so you won’t be at a loss for things to see and do. If you find yourself with just...

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