Porto

After an interesting boat tour around the canals of Aveiro in the morning, we headed an hour up the highway to Porto, our final stop in Portugal. We really enjoyed our small town visits on the way up, each with their own architecture and character, but it was nice to visit another vibrant city again….

Ericeira, Nazaré & Aveiro

After a good night sleep, we regrouped for a coffee before heading to Ericeira. The day before, a man in Sintra told us about this little seaside town and how it was well known for great seafood (the best in the world according to him!), fresh each morning.Ericeira was very pretty. The architecture was kind…

Sintra

Today we’re starting our Portugal road trip up the west coast. After an uber ride to the car rental place and a 30 minutes drive, we arrived in Sintra. Sintra is famous for its palaces staggered around the hills that were holiday homes for kings at the time. As we didn’t have that much time…

Lisbon – Belem

We felt resheshed and like new after a bugless nights sleep. To our surprise, our new hostel offerered a great inclusive breakfast, including coffees, granola, pancakes etc which made our morning. We then met my mum and step-dad to take the tram 28 up to the Castle and show them the Alfama district that we…

Lisbon – Alfama & Bairro Alto

After a bumpy 30 min flight between Milos and Athens, and a 4 hour flight from Athens (that was an hour late taking off), we finally made it to Lisbon. We landed at midnight and decided to get the train to our hotel to keep the costs down, and it was just as quick (we…