Discover a hidden gem in Europe or escape the crowds of tourists in the summer with a trip to one of these amazing and underrated cities!
Wouldn’t it be great to have winter canceled for once? Here’s to hoping. A winter escape is the next best option. Get away from the frigid temperatures for a vacation to somewhere new. The best part is you don’t have to break the bank doing it! So sit back, relax and adventure this winter season!
Lisbon, Portugal – only about three hours by train from Porto (where I was staying for the long weekend) and definitely a great option for a day-trip. Lisbon is a big city and of course you could spend much longer than a day there sight-seeing and experiencing but a day is all we had and here are some of the highlights!
We took an early morning train from Porto’s main train station Campanhã and arrived in Lisbon around noon. Given that it was the start of December the walk from the train station to Lisbon’s city center was a bit chilly, however the sun was out and its reflection upon the building’s unique tiles was beautiful. (more…)