17 Cutest Villages & Small Towns in Portugal

17 Cutest Villages & Small Towns in Portugal

Portugal doesn’t sit in the shadows of more famous European countries anymore. The country’s beautiful cities draw millions of tourists each year. But, you don’t have to put up with the crowds in Porto and Lisbon if you want to enjoy Portugal’s fantastic cuisine, historic architecture, and multicultural vibes. The Portuguese countryside is a paradise…

2 Days in Lisbon: Itinerary for a Perfect Weekend in Lisbon

2 Days in Lisbon: Itinerary for a Perfect Weekend in Lisbon

Lisbon is one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. With so many incredible museums, miradouros, markets, and meals, it’s nearly impossible to get your fill of Lisbon. I’ve been lucky enough to spend over three weeks in Lisbon over the last two years and have never gotten bored, and I know it’s a city…

3 Days in Sao Miguel: Azores Itinerary for a Quick Trip

3 Days in Sao Miguel: Azores Itinerary for a Quick Trip

I’d wanted to do an Azores road trip for years. I have a thing for rugged and wild islands, the kind that you feel you could have been shipwrecked on centuries ago. And smack dab in the middle of the Atlantic 1,400 kilometers from the nearest continent, the Azores certainly fit that description. Though, to…

Where to Stay in the Azores: Resorts & Hotels for All Budgets

Where to Stay in the Azores: Resorts & Hotels for All Budgets

If you’re planning a trip to the Azores, a big question you likely have is where to stay in the Azores. After all, this beautiful archipelago of islands belonging to Portugal but adrift in the Atlantic offers a distinct variety of experiences, from whale watching to hot spring hopping to waterfall chasing. There truly is…