Dreaming Of Portugal

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The ultimate luxury in Portugal

Portugal’s Algarve is home to some of the most enchanting, dramatic coastlines to be found in Europe, not to mention the superb golf courses, …


The NYLON Guide To Lisbon

Where to stay, eat, drink, and shop<p>Earlier this year, we traveled across the ocean to Lisbon, Portugal, for NOS Alive Music Festival, which takes place every year on the banks of the Tagus river, just before it empties out into the Atlantic. Headliners The Weeknd, Foo Fighters, and Depeche Mode …

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Climbing the Stairway to Heaven in Lamego, Portugal

Often it can be a single image that inspires me to visit somewhere. This was indeed the case when I decided to visit <b>Lamego</b>, a small city in <b>Portugal’s</b> …


Lisbon Food Tour: A Local's Perspective


Why You Should Visit Alentejo, Portugal's Underrated Wine Region

Dreamy scenery and world-class vineyards make Alentejo a wine-lover’s paradise—and it’s all just a short drive from the Portuguese capital.<p>Porto and Douro might get most of the attention, but Alentejo, a 1.5-hour drive southwest of Lisbon, is quietly becoming one of the best destinations in Europe …


Why Portugal Should Be Your Next Travel Spot

For Americans enchanted by the idea of a European getaway, Iceland and the U.K. have long dominated as de facto “gateways” to the continent: the …

European Travel

The Alentejo: dining in Portugal’s land of tradition

Regis St. LouisLonely Planet Writer<p>The Alentejo is one of the world’s great unsung culinary destinations. Home to scenic vineyards, olive groves and fertile farmlands, the Alentejo is in many ways the gastronomic soul of Portugal.<p>The region produces half the nation’s wine and cooks up some of its …

Visit Lisbon Portugal for Under 5 Euros | Travel Blog | ThePlanetD

5 Euros won't buy much these days but in Lisbon, Portugal, 5 Euros can actually stretch a lot. Here are tips and ideas to explore Lisbon on a budget


Top 5 Beaches of Portugal

What’s the first thing you think of when someone says Portugal? For those of you that didn’t mention football, it’s likely that beaches popped into …


What Fine Dining Looks Like in Lisbon

Five meals that are worth the splurge<p>Lisbon might not be known as a fine-dining destination, but a group of groundbreaking chefs are ushering in a new era of ambitious cooking. Showcasing the unbelievable ingredients Portugal has to offer, including fresh seafood and <i>porco preto</i> pork from Alentejo, …


The Eater Guide to Lisbon

Where to eat in the city everyone wants to visit<p>Lisbon eats well and looks good doing it. The city is a wonderland of narrow cobblestone streets, opulent tiled buildings, vintage yellow trams, and stunning views at every (hilly) turn. Ornate kiosks provision local parks with drinks and snacks, …

European Travel

Get a Taste of Portugal Without Leaving Your Kitchen

The key to this zesty, tender chicken from Lisbon: Recipes from the Heart of Portugal ($22) is unquestionably the homemade sauce. Rebecca Seal's recipe takes next to no time and allows you to adjust the spice level. Just remember to do as the Portuguese and pair the chicken with french fries!<p>Piri …

7 Foods You Must Eat In The Algarve - Eating The Globe-Food and Travel

The Algarve in Portugal is one of my favorite areas that I have traveled to. The beaches of the Algarve are breathtaking, the local food and wine are …


The gothic Monastery of Batahla

One of the most amazing sights in #Portugal🇵🇹 is the monastery at #Batahla. It was built around the 1100s and restored along the way. The sanctuary is impressive! #travelblog #travel #batalhamonasteryportugal #tourist #amazingchurchesofeurope #gothicarchitecture #architecture #architecturelovers

Portuguese #goatcheese at #Carmo #portugal🇵🇹 #food #foodie #foodblog #foodietravel #portugusecuisine #tourism #travel #cheeselover

Portuguese #Fado from #Coimbra. Fadi is traditional #Portuguese music in this case case played and sung by university students wearing black capes. It is typically sung by men to serenade the woman of their affection. The music is passionate and nostalgic. Students would wore their loved ones with deeply emotional songs. It's a #Unesco recognized #tradition of #Portugal🇵🇹 #travelblog #travel #tourist #tourism

The Santo António de Lisboa parade – in pictures

The Santo António de Lisboa parade, on Avenida da Liberdade in Lisbon, Portugal, is part of a month-long season of events celebrating the city’s patron saint

Coimbra boasts one of the oldest universities in the world. It was build in 1727 and it is still active today! One of the most impressive sights on the campus is the Joanina Library with its collection of ancient books beautifully preserved thanks to the colonies of bats that live behind the bookcases. They eat the insects that destroy books. At night, tables and floors are covered with leather to collect the guano. #tourism #sightseeing #travel #travelblog #coimbra #coimbrauniversity #joaninalibrary #joaninabats

Bats Act As Pest Control at Two Old Portuguese Libraries

The University of Coimbra’s grand old Biblioteca Joanina houses both books and bats. Photo: tacoekkel<p>For their new book, <i>The Library: A World History</i>, …


A sampling of #Portuguese cuisine. #pasteisdenata #seabass #octopus #seafood #portwine #sardines and #greenwine #food #travelfoodieb #travelblog #travel #portugallovers🇵🇹 #sightseeing #tourism #gourmet

The train station in Porto covered in blue tile depicting historical scenes. #PortoTrainStation #Porto #Portugal🇵🇹 #travel #travelblog #tourism #sightseeing #portugallovers🇵🇹

Altar at the Se Catedral #Porto #SeCatedral #Cathedral #church #familytime❤️ #travel #travelblog #portugal🇵🇹

The bookstore that inspired JK Rowling's Harry Potter. #jkrowling #harrypotter #hogwarts #portugal🇵🇹 #travel #travelblog #bookstore #Porto