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Posted by on Dec 14, 2014 in Accommodations, Luxury Travel, Only The Best, Travel Portugal, Travel Tips |

3 Luxurious Apartments in Lisbon for Travelers

3 Luxurious Apartments in Lisbon for Travelers

Lisbon, standing proudly on the banks of the Tajo River, is a city rich in history and tradition. The old neighborhoods, the intricately designed cobblestone streets, the tile covered façades of the buildings and the mournful sound of Fado make Lisbon a romantic and enchanting city. However, for many it remains one of Europe’s lesser known capitals. Among the most emblematic sights in Lisbon is the Belem Tower, located in the Tajo River and was the point of departure for many travelers. Close by is the Jeronimos Monastery, built during the 16th century which is considered to be one of the finest examples of Manueline architecture. Other points of interest are the scenic lookout of Santa Luzia and the castle of Sao Jorge which offer spectacular views of the city, the Praça do Comercio for a spot of shopping or people watching, visit the modern buildings of Parque das Naçoes or waner around Convento do Carmo. Below are 3 luxurious apartments in Lisbon for travelers: 1.    PARQUE DAS NACOE...

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Posted by on Dec 13, 2014 in Family Travel, Only The Best, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel France, Travel Greece, Travel Italy, Travel Portugal, Travel Resources, Travel Spain, Travel Style, Travel Tips, Travel UK |

5 FANTASTIC PLACES FOR A FAMILY VILLA HOLIDAY

5 FANTASTIC PLACES FOR A FAMILY VILLA HOLIDAY

MALLORCA Mallorca is an established family holiday destination, it mostly famous for its spectacular beaches, mountain villages, stunning seafront resorts and enchanting olive groves. It has a lot to keep the family entertained for the rest of their holiday including excursions, nature trails, aqua parks, safari parks, sea life centers and adventure playgrounds. Villas offer fabulous accommodations for families to stay and explore Mallorca. Some of the best places destinations for villa holidays in Mallorca include the ancient traditional town of Pollensa and the chic Calad; Or, SaRapita and C’an Pica fort. The villas offer fantastic sea views, most have swimming pools and excellent facilities for the whole family. MARTINHAL, PORTUGAL The Algarve in Portugal is a popular family holiday destination not only for its sun and sand but also for its fabulous options for family friendly accommodations. One of the best family friendly destinations is the Martinhal Beach Resort, which sits magnificently between the land and sea in a protected park. The resort offers exquisite luxury villas that...

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Posted by on Jan 6, 2014 in Extreme Travel, Guest Post, Travel Portugal |

A Closer Look at the Wonderful Reasons to stay in Portimão

A Closer Look at the Wonderful Reasons to stay in Portimão

Situated on the Southern coast of Portugal, Portimão is a naturally beautiful location and has become one of the country’s most popular holiday destinations this reason and a number besides. Portimão offers a range of different attractions that mean it provides innumerable different positives and draws for a wide range of tourist types. Whether it is land or water activities, golf, sunshine, great food or the pursuit of a nature holiday, Portimão and its surround area offers a lot. So, let’s take a look at some of the most sought after attractions the area has that the tourists tend to love. ( Image by aforker ) On The Beach Of course, sunshine and the beach have always been notable attractions for Portugal in general and Portimão has some, if not the best beaches in the country. The sun kissed sandy shores of the Praia da Rocha, Vau, Três Irmãos and Alvor beaches are a significant draw for tourists. These beaches are carved between magnificent cliffs and turquoise sea and are perfect for...

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Posted by on Sep 17, 2013 in Backpacking, Budget Travel, Travel Croatia, Travel Czech Republic, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Germany, Travel Portugal, Travel Spain, Travel Style |

European Backpacker Hotspots : Top Five

European Backpacker Hotspots : Top Five

  Thanks to the huge number of historic cities, vibrant cultures and iconic landmarks, it’s safe to say that Europe has more than its fair share of great backpacker hotspots.  (Header Image Courtesy of freddy.olsson.)Although this makes for an exciting holiday, it can make picking a route a challenge. If you’re planning a backpacking trip through Europe this year, here are five of the hottest spots that should definitely make your itinerary.1. Berlin After years of being overlooked and neglected, Berlin has emerged as a world-class city and quickly become the destination of choice for Europe’s creative classes. The city has a wealth of cheap hostels so finding accommodation will be easy, and with kebabs and bratwurst available for less than 3 Euros, you’ll be able to stay well fed during your Teutonic adventure.  (Image Courtesy of Oscar von Bonsdorff.) 2. Prague Although Prague is well and truly on the backpacker trail, it is still possible to find good, cheap accommodation and experience an authentic slice of Czech culture....

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Posted by on Aug 20, 2013 in Backpacking, Budget Travel, Food and Travel, Travel Destinations, Travel Europe, Travel Portugal, Travel Resources, Travel Style, Travel Tips |

6 Great Budget Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

6 Great Budget Things to do in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is known best for its traditional Fado music, ornate Manueline architecture, and colonialist history. However, some of the best features of this great city are in the everyday stunning hilltop visitors, friendly people, “café culture” and pleasant weather throughout the year. No best-six list can include all so as to capture all the great things one can do in Lisbon, nevertheless here is the list to get you started for your on-budgettrip to the city of Lisbon. 1. Ride a Historic Tram The many historic trams are some of Lisbon’s most iconic sights. They are not only tourist attractions, but also an integral part of the transportation system of the city, Tram 28 being the most famous one. The Hop-On-Hop-Off Tram is aimed at tourists and provides you with 24 hours of unlimited use of the circular tram route past most of the best sites of Lisbon. It also includes an audio guide. Tram 28 is a commuter tram and one of Lisbon’s best deals. For less than...

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