The best Portugal beaches of Algarve in Faro district is what has the tourists flocking to the country. Warm Atlantic beauty and the whitewashed fishing villages might make you feel like you should move there permanently. Lighthouse of Cabo de São Vicente Rocky headland with a lighthouse aka far-southwestern edge of mainland Europe, the light […]
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No question Algarve beaches are stunning, but there are some hidden gems in the Alentejo region.
When we went to apply for Siddharth’s passport at USPS, the clerk at Post Office commented that she wants to save money to visit Portugal. And went on to tell us about the religious significance of the country. Until that time, visiting any of these towns was not at all in my agenda. Braga is […]
By the time we wrapped up the road trip to Douro Valley, it was time to find the home for the night, which was supposed to be set in the village of Vilar right outside the National Park. We were using “Here WeGo” offline map to navigate through the roads in Portugal. When you are […]
After a day in Lisbon, we rented a car (give yourself a few hours to rent the car. They work at a slightly slower pace), and headed north. If you are renting a car in Portugal, take the toll pass with the rental car company. It’s a nightmare to pay manually and there are tons […]
In no time, we hit the streets of Lisbon equipped with “Here We Go” gps app, and a tentative plan in mind to see the highlights. We just had given a day to the city before driving to the country side in search of nature. And it is more than enough in my opinion. First […]