Portugal

Best Algarve photo locations

Best Algarve photo locations

The Algarve is an amazing area for seascape photography, which is one of my personal favorite photography genres. The Algarve offers a perfect ensemble of the sea with its rock formations. The views on some spots are breathtaking so that I could spend hours and […]

Lisbon Top 10 picks – part 2

Lisbon Top 10 picks – part 2

Have you read part 1 yet? Here’s where you find it and this is part two of my Lisbon bucket list:   6 – Champalimaud Foundation This place is for architecture lovers. The building accommodates a biomedical research center and as far as I know it […]

Lisbon Top 10 picks – part 1

Lisbon Top 10 picks – part 1

There are just too many things to do in Lisbon and you’ll definitely don’t manage to see all of them in one weekend. So I’m trying to limit them to 10. Here we go…my Top Ten Lisbon spots in random order: 1 – A walk […]

Lisbon, my love

Lisbon, my love

I could probably write hundreds of Lisbon posts. Simply, I fell in love with this city and its flair. The mediterranean climate paired with a vibrant atmosphere and the pretty much laid back Portuguese makes Lisbon unique and outstanding. Small alleyways, steep hills that make […]

Top restaurants in Porto

Top restaurants in Porto

Porto is heaven for your palate. You have the choice between fancy, trendy restaurants with modern cuisine or authentic, Portuguese mostly quite cheap. Here are my top picks for Porto: O Buraco, Rua do Bolhão 95: Portugese restaurant. Not fancy, but delicious food, especially the grilled fish. […]

Sightseeing and a sundowner

Sightseeing and a sundowner

Before you head to Lisbon you can make a stop in the area of Sintra for some sightseeing. If you love old cottages, I recommend you to stay in Casa de Santa Maria Casa Nostra. The couple owning the place is delightful and they put […]

Porto – the rising star

Porto – the rising star

Fascinating and vibrant Porto in the north of Portugal by the river Douro is the rising star among European cities. It is smaller than Lisbon but in no way inferior. Here are my top picks for Porto: Ribeira – the old town The heart of […]

Portugal. Impressions from my road trip

Portugal. Impressions from my road trip

Did you ever dream of a road trip through Portugal? Visiting the Douro Valley and taste the sweet port wine, enjoy delicious food wherever you go, stroll through Lisbon and spend days at different beaches along the Algarve. Sounds good? Before we get started, here […]