Sintra, Portugal

I have to admit, I was most excited to visit this fairy-tale resort town perched on the foothills of the Sintra Mountains. We took an early morning train from Lisbon’s Rossio station (tickets cost around €5 for a round-trip, take about…

Exploring Lisbon, Part 2

Top priority on our list of things to do on our second day in Lisbon was to take a trip down to one of its most famous establishments and try out a Portuguese delicacy. Located in the district of Belém,…

Exploring Lisbon, Part 1

Lisbon is a wonderful maze of cobblestone streets, terracotta rooftops and vintage trams winding through the city. I planned a very impromptu trip to Lisbon last week with a friend of mine and could not be more glad that I…