Things to do in Porto, Portugal

Things to do in Porto, Portugal

Porto is Portugal’s second city. While Lisbon may be the capital, Porto has the claim to fame as being the inspiration behind the country name. Historically, Lisbon was the political seat of power, and from here in Porto the bishops and priests ruled. Instead of...
Travel Diaries – Porto

Travel Diaries – Porto

Gap Year Days 353 – 358 We were travelling from Lisbon to Porto on Easter Sunday. I woke up that morning to discover I had come down with a cold. Great! Getting caught in the rain the previous day in Sintra had probably not helped the situation either. After a...
Travel Diaries – Lisbon

Travel Diaries – Lisbon

Gap Year Days 348 – 353 After a month of temperature either below zero or just above it, it was so nice to arrive in Portugal to blue skies and gentle breezes. We were still wearing all of our layers from Warsaw, and almost melted on the short walk from the...