Tag Archives: Portugal

Terrific Small European Towns for Solo Travelers

Best Small European Towns for Solo Travelers We’ve all heard of London, Paris, Rome, Munich, and Prague. All energetic cities that offer a wide variety of great sites, activities, restaurants, and accommodation. It’s no surprise that these destinations appear again and again on many solo travelers’ itineraries. Read r/travel or the Lonely Planet forums, and you’ll see what I mean. […]

One Day in Porto: Best Things to See & Do

beginners guide to Porto

Beginners Guide to One Day in Porto Are you visiting Portugal soon? You’ve made a super great choice. Congrats! Portugal is one of my favorite countries in the entire world. Furthermore, in my humble opinion, Portugal is one of the best destinations for new solo travelers. It’s affordable, safe, diverse (cities, beaches, and more!), and […]

Photo Essay: The Perfect Day Trip from Porto to Guimaraes

Porto to Guimaraes

Porto to Guimaraes: A Perfect Day Trip As a child, I was obsessed with the Middle Ages. Why did I love this time period so much? Think about it! Romantic tales of knights, princesses, magic, and dragons filled my brain. And super exciting quests! Obviously. Not to mention, I loved reading fairy tales and playing […]

Why Your First Solo Trip Should Be Portugal

your first solo trip should be portugal

Your First Solo Trip Should Be Portugal Solo Travel Experiences in Portugal Updated on August 2018 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 […]

Travel Memories of 2015

travel memories of 2015

Whoa, whoa, whoa. I can’t believe it’s already 2016. What happened? Seriously, time flies. It feels like only yesterday my best friend and I attended a Gordello Bordello concert to ring in 2015. We screamed at the top of our lungs, as balloons fell around us, and we proclaimed 2015 would be the best year […]