Photo Friday: Lisbon at Night

by El-El on December 27, 2013

Lisbon Portugal at night

Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in the world, even older than Rome, Paris, and London (by a couple hundred years). Often overshadowed by those well known capital cities, Lisbon provides travelers with a much less expensive travel experience, offering wide choices for value luxury priced hotel, food, and sightseeing. And with the airport […]


The Surprises of Portugal

by Susan McKee on April 24, 2012

Portugal is full of surprises, among them “hidden” communities of Jews, a unique confection called ovos moles, and the oldest university in Europe. The University That university — established in 1290 — is in Coimbra, an ancient city on the banks of the River Mondego that was the capital of Portugal in the High Middle […]

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Visiting Faro

by Abbie Mood on March 20, 2012

Faro Cathedral, Portugal

Faro is the southernmost city in the country of Portugal, and has been inhabited since the Paleolithic Age. Because of this, Faro has been settled many times by different groups of people, meaning you can find both Arab and Roman ruins in the city. Even if you aren’t a history buff, you’ll appreciate the intricate art and […]