Trip Report

A week discovering Portugal

Taking advantage of a business trip to travel around story-like places

by josorioAbout Me:Since I was a young girl, I loved learning about other countries and their cultures, and when I grew up travelling became that escape from reality and a chance to have more one on one family time. I’ve connected with my father through pict... read more

EuropePortugal7 days / September - October 2017

Highs & Lows

Visiting the castles in Sintra.

Missing our connection in Madrid and having to look for a flight that wouldn’t be too expensive.

Q & A

  • What would you have changed?

    Maybe get to visit some other cities around Lisbon.

  • Anything go wrong during the trip?

    Missing our connecting flight for Lisbon.

  • How was the food?

    The food was great, there was a bit of everything in the trip, you can find any type of food in all cities, more than enough options. I recommend the Belem cakes, which you can find practically anywhere in Lisbon.

  • What tips would you give a friend?

    Check the weather the days before you go so you know what type of clothing its best to pack.

  • Packing tips?

    Depends a bit on when you’re travelling since it depends on the seasons, but it its late September, make sure you check how the weathers been the days before; pack light clothing but a nice jacket in case it gets colder. Aside from that, just make sure you have comfortable shoes.

  • Transportation Tips?

    I am a fan of walking, so mainly that. If you’re able to, rent a car, it will be worth it.

  • Booking details?

    I make most of my reservations on Expedia or directly on the hotel websites.

Lodging