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Portugal

  • 24 hours in Cascais, Portugal

    October 19, 2018
    A picture from Boca do Inferno looking towards a lighthouse

    Cascais is just a forty minute train journey from the centre of Lisbon but offers a lovely retreat from the hustle and bustle of a city vacation. With glistening sea views, clean sandy beaches and a lively port, it’s a great day-trip destination which takes minimal effort to get to from Lisbon.

  • 24 hours in Sintra, Portugal

    October 17, 2018
    Looking out over Sintra from a viewpoint

    Sintra is a picturesque Portuguese town that is set in the foothills of Portugal’s Sintra Mountains, near the capital, Lisbon. It is reputed as a place of royal sanctuary and is perhaps best known for it’s pine-covered, forested terrain, which is studded with pastel-colored villas and more notably, castle and palaces.