Portugal’s sweet sounds of Fado

Portugal’s sweet sounds of Fado

Portugal is a harmonious place to be. Soothing sounds of the sea can draw your thoughts to adventures beyond the Atlantic Ocean, and then there are tender sounds to gently draw you right back in, like fado. Fado has been the soundtrack of Portugal for over 200 years and was...

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There’s more to Porto street food than piri-piri

There’s more to Porto street food than piri-piri

There is more to Portuguese cuisine than the world-famous exported condiment of piri-piri. Easy contenders to win out over the much-loved chicken glaze (thanks to a certain colourful fast food rooster chain) can be found straight from the kitchens of Porto. So if your travels land you in northern Portugal, be...

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The best summer festivals in Europe

The best summer festivals in Europe

If you’re visiting Europe this summer, go beyond the typical tourist attractions and catch some of the amazing festivals taking place. From theatre and design, to techno music, to celebrations of dragons or wine, these cultural events will show you another side of Europe. Krakow, Poland There are so many...

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Best bars with the best views of Lisbon

Best bars with the best views of Lisbon

Lisbon is all about colour, life, history and — above all — views to remember. Known as The City of Seven Hills, there are plenty of options for you to discover unexpected bars and restaurants with breathtaking views. PARK Never underestimate the appeal of a parking lot! In the Bairro...

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Things to do in: Lisbon

Things to do in: Lisbon

No matter where you go in Portugal’s colourful capital, you’re likely to find something intriguing, be it a swath of eye-popping street art, a trendy café that also functions as a co-working space, or a cosy wine bar perfect for a pre-dinner drink. Eclectic neighbourhoods home to fantastic nightlife, great...

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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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