Tag Archives: Portugal

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Livraria Lello Bookstore or Porto’s Ultimate Literary Gem

Updated: 10 November 2022 Porto is, without a doubt, a literary destination. As someone who graduated with a MA in English Literature, I am a huge nerd when it comes to destinations that have a deep bookish history. So, when I traveled solo to Porto, one of my major goals was to see the famous […]

Why You Should Travel Solo to Porto At Least Once

As a solo traveler, Portugal exceeded all of my expectations by ticking each and every box. Food? Yum. Wine? Double yum! Castles? Stunning. Beaches? Incredible. Travelers (such as yours truly) easily fall in love with Portugal. And connecting with yourself, alone, is an experience that I highly recommend to anyone dipping his or her toes […]

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Why Your First EVER Solo Trip Should Be to Beautiful Portugal (Updated 2021)

Updated on May 2021 I’m serious: your first solo trip should be Portugal. Last Easter, I took a solo trip to Portugal and fell in love. My 10 day adventure split between Lisbon and Porto – with a few small stops thrown into the mix – was one of my favorite trips to date. Sure, […]

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2 Days in Lisbon: The Best Things to See & Do

When I booked a weekend visit in Lisbon, I didn’t know what to expect. It was one of my first times traveling alone to a country where the official language wasn’t English. I wasn’t sure if I’d be able to navigate the public transportation with confidence. Or order food. However, 2 days in Lisbon turned […]

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The 21 Best Places to Travel Alone in Europe

Believe it or not, it’s actually tough to think of the best places to travel alone in Europe. Obviously, Europe is home to a wide variety of safe cities and towns and natural wonders that are all wonderful options for solo travelers. As you already know, I like returning to Europe time and time again since […]