Category Archive: Portugal

Take tram 28 to visit the cemetery cats in Lisbon

The Portuguese capital of Lisbon is famous for its iconic old trams and none are more popular than tram number 28 that travels between the stations Martim Moniz (east) and Campo de Ourique… Continue reading

Travelling with FlixBus: Get comfortably from Madrid to Lisbon

It’s mid-afternoon as the bright green FlixBus rolls out of the busy bus-hub of Méndez Álvaro in Madrid. The bus navigates the downtown traffic and soon makes its way to the more open… Continue reading

Flight or FlixBus? Let’s take a look at my recent journey…

I have never been too picky when it comes to means of transport and while living in the UK, I got used to long bus rides like the 4-hour journey between London and… Continue reading

The Azores: Ponta Delgada will surprise street art lovers on the island of São Miguel

I had high expectations when I visited the Azores for the first time recently – an exotic, Portuguese archipelago in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. But one thing I didn’t expect was… Continue reading

5 spectacular bridges I have crossed in Europe

Water is attractive for many travellers and many popular cities in Europe are built around rivers. Just take well-known classics like Paris, London and Rome – but the list is almost endless. And… Continue reading

Get lost in the colours of unpolished Porto

I got really excited when my girlfriend handed me an envolped at a café in Madrid. This was a couple of years ago, and for days she had been talking about a surprise… Continue reading