Category Archives: 2016

One Day is not Enough: Enchanting Sintra

Sintra is a wonderfully picturesque town set amongst the hills northwest of Lisbon. It received a well deserved designation as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1995. As the top recommended day trip from Lisbon its popularity is also a problem as … Continue reading

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Wandering the Streets of Lisbon: Early Impressions

Arrival in a new city after several long days of travel can be overwhelming and usually comes with a welcome sigh of relief. First impressions are usually formed from nervous excitement, personal expectations, trepidation on how to find your way to … Continue reading

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London to Lisbon by Train – Well Worth the Effort

In today’s world generally when people think of long distance travel airlines are usually the answer. In fact in most cases air travel is the simplest and quickest way of getting from Point A to Point B. However there are … Continue reading

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