Category: Portugal

Day trips from Lisbon: Cascais and Sintra

If you’re looking for a day trip from your vacation base in Lisbon, I’d like to tell you about two easy options that are only approximately 30 minutes away from the city: Cascais and Sintra. Using Lisbon’s excellent public transportation system, hop on the subway at the nearest Metro station, ride to a stop where

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More of Lisbon

Day two in Lisbon I started to feel unwell.  (Catch day one here). You know, just that typical congested head, coughing kind of cold virus that everyone succumbs to in the fall and winter.  Not one to miss out on sightseeing, I headed out anyway. Today’s plan was literally to get lost wandering the Alfama

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