Oh Portugal, a country that offers so much more than sand and sea. With its immense coastline, tile-studded capital city and scrumptious food, you’ll begin to wonder why more people don’t come here.

Seeped in tradition, Portugal is a country with distinct offerings; relax with a glass of Porto wine and listen to their traditional music called Fado. Though never too far away from arms-length are little nods to its rich and colourful history gathered under Spanish and Moorish rule that can still be found in the architecture and cuisine until this day.

On this blog you will find inspiration to create your own itineraries and plenty of information needed to prepare for your own trip to Portugal.

Portugal Travel Blog  ↓

View of Porto from Torre dos Clerigos

12 Fabulous Things to Do in Porto

1. Visit the World’s Most Beautiful Bookshop J.K Rowling used to visit Livraria Lello when she was living in Porto and it’s said she drew inspiration from this bookshop when she wrote about the library in Harry Potter. Tip: Everyone wants to catch a glimpse of the stunning interior, adorned with walls of carved wood,…

UNESCO World Heritage Site of Riberia in Porto

Porto: The Land of Friendly People

After going to Lisbon at the beginning of last year and falling for it hard, my attention was now on Porto, Portugal’s second largest city. When I stepped off the plane I was instantly hit by a ray of sunshine. This isn’t exactly unusual for Portugal, but I’m from England and it was November. It’s…

Colouful buildings, Copenhagen

14 Most Colourful Towns and Cities in Europe

Reykjavik Climb to the top of Hallgrímskirkja Church for epically photogenic views of Iceland’s capital city, and when you reach the top I advise you to get snapping. I wouldn’t consider myself a good photographer in any way but my photos of Reykjavik landed in the Germany edition of Rolling Stone Magazine. Now, that’s not a…

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