The Complete Guide to Porto, Portugal

The Complete Guide to Porto, Portugal

The combination of the colorful houses carefully stacked on the steep green sides of the Douro River, the weaving and winding cobblestone streets and the incredibly beautiful blue azulejos tiles that adorned the sides of churches, buildings, and streets created the enchanting atmosphere that took me away for the short 48 hours I had to [...]

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Budget Travels: The Night Train from Lisbon to Madrid

Budget Travels: The Night Train from Lisbon to Madrid

As my time in Lisbon came to an end, I grew more and more anxious for the start of my study abroad program. Because I am a poor college student and also strive to experience new things, I opted to take the night train from Lisbon to Madrid, a 9-hour journey instead of a two-hour [...]

Guide to the Fairytale City of Sintra, Portugal

Guide to the Fairytale City of Sintra, Portugal

If you have more than a few days in Lisbon, you must make the day trip to Sintra. It's an enchanting historical town just 30 minutes by train just outside of the heart of Lisbon. The city is filled with Disney-like castles and beautiful, winding forest paths. Come here for a day of hiking and [...]

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Lisbon, Portugal

The Ultimate Travel Guide to Lisbon, Portugal

 DOWNLOAD THE APP FOR MY PORTUGAL TRIP HERE Lisbon is the capital city of Portugal and is an amazing city to visit in Europe. It's unbelievably beautiful and affordable, with stunning beaches, great food, and a kind, welcoming culture. Lisboa Travel Card We opted for the Lisboa card that would grant us 72-hour access to [...]