Some cities resonate more in us than others, and we feel that special connection, that compels us to return again and again.
Lisbon keeps Jocelyn Garwood coming back, and every time she discovers something new.
What constitutes quintessential Lisbon? Are Calouste Gulbenkian Museum, The Monastery of São Vicente de Fora and Estufa Fria worth visiting?
Find out when Jocelyn shows us why she’s in love with the capital of Portugal.
It was the desire to visit lesser known places that saw traveller and freelance writer Justin Stevens enter the sleepy town of Mira de Aire, which borders the Parque Natural das Serras de Aire e Candeeiros. Although only an hour north of Lisbon, there are no tourist throngs to contend with. Follow Justin on his journey above and below the National Park.
As the oldest nation in Europe, Portugal became a kingdom in 1139 and that lasted until the 1910 Revolution. After the 1910 Revolution, democracy was replaced by an authoritarian regime. In 1974, democracy was restored and living standards increased when the country became member of the European Union. Today, Portugal is a highly developed country…
The festival season is almost over us; days of endless summer, laying on the grass and listening to new tunes or raving in front of the stage with like-minded spirits. Music festivals in Europe have gone from a series of concerts to a musical event. The different festivals often have a specific theme and people are…