Portugal is one of my favourite countries in the world, so it didn’t take much convincing to get me to head over to Porto for the TBU Porto Travel Bloggers Conference! I’ve been trying to count the amount of times I’ve been to Portugal, but I’m losing track. Including this summer’s trip to TBU Porto, [...]
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My first visit to the Algarve was back in 2007 and I instantly fell in love with the place. I’ve been back many, many times in the last few years, and there’s clearly something that keeps drawing me back. To me the Algarve has some of the most beautiful beaches in Europe. You won’t find [...]
On the westernmost side of Europe lies the beautiful country of Portugal, a popular summer holiday destination with uncrowded beaches, great surf, old-fashioned towns and world class golf courses. Popular Portuguese tourist areas are the capital city of Lisbon, the northern city of Porto, and Sintra, the fairytale land of palaces and castles. For those [...]
To get from Lagos in Portugal to Seville in Spain you need to take the bus. You can purchase tickets from the bus station which is opposite the marina, or online on the Rede Expressos website. You can’t buy tickets on-board, so make sure you buy them a day or so in advance or give yourself [...]
The Living Lounge Hostel in Lisbon is probably the most luxurious hostel I’ve ever seen. Located on Rua do Crucifixo, slap bang in the centre of town, Living Lounge is like staying in a boutique hotel as opposed to a hostel. In fact all the hostels in Lisbon are of a high standard, but this [...]
It’s a while since I was at Disneyland, but I certainly felt like I’d entered a magical kingdom when I arrived in Sintra. Sintra is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Portugal; home to 19th century Romantic architecture, richly coloured palaces, mansions, castles and beautiful parks. It has been the summer residence for Portuguese kings [...]
I’m going to put it out there…I really do think that the hostels in Portugal are the best hostels I’ve ever stayed in. At least, from the countries I’ve been to so far, they are the best I’ve seen. Take your ordinary perceptions of hostels and chuck them out of the window, because Portuguese [...]
I’ve visited Portugal many a time, but sadly never made it to Porto. I unfortunately got stuck in the Lagos partying trap and only ever made it to Lisbon on my FIFTH visit to Portugal. If you’ve ever been to Lagos you’ll understand what I’m talking about…it really is a black hole. Located in the [...]
The dramatic rocky coast of the Algarve – Portugal’s most south westerly region – has become a tourism sensation since it was discovered by the mainly British package tourist industry in the 1960’s. Today it attracts visitors from all over Europe, who enjoy the beaches, gulf courses, excellent cuisine and laidback Mediterranean attitude – as [...]
Who is this Pommie chick?
I'm a British girl from Manchester and I have been traveling solo since 2008. After graduating from university I decided there was more to life than the hours between 9 and 5, so I packed my journalism degree into my suitcase to travel the world and work remotely. I hope to inspire you to be your own boss, live life and travel the world.