Tag Archives: Lisbon

Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation

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Even if you’re not the kind of traveler who wants to check off as many destinations as possible in a week-long vacation, you might get restless staying in one place for that long. With some cities, you not only have the option of visiting another region, you can also stamp your passport by going to […]

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February 24, 2016 by | Comments Off on Two Countries, One Trip: How to See More on Your Next Vacation

Out of Office: Alex’s Road Trip Through Portugal

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Viator’s team of travel insiders is obsessed with finding the best things to do everywhere we travel. From traditional tours to once-in-a-lifetime experiences, everywhere from Australia to Zimbabwe, we spend our time scouring the globe for the best tours and activities around the world. Whether traveling for work or pleasure (or both!) our staff members […]

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June 17, 2015 by | Comments Off on Out of Office: Alex’s Road Trip Through Portugal

The 8 Best Value Destinations in Europe

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Traveling Europe can be surprisingly affordable if you don’t mind skimping on certain luxuries and avoiding the west in favor of the cheaper nations of the east. The continent has plenty on offer that won’t break your bank account, but you have to know where to look. If you’re strapped for cash and want the […]

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July 8, 2013 by | Comments Off on The 8 Best Value Destinations in Europe

The 10 Best European Cities for Layovers

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Whether your layover is a quick break or an entire 24 hours, venturing outside the airport in one of these ten European multi-faceted cities will make your layover just as memorable as your final destination. Here are our picks for the best European cities for layovers.

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April 1, 2013 by | 1 Comment

Central Lisbon on Foot

At a music festival, it’s all about the depth of the bill. An event with one huge name backed up by a series of mediocre ones is rarely going to be as rewarding as one with a series of good bands, but no obvious headliner. Lisbon fits firmly into that category. It doesn’t have an […]

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July 19, 2010 by | Comments Off on Central Lisbon on Foot

Top Things to See and Do in Lisbon

I call Lisbon my impossible love. While I adore the city’s low-key energy, the bittersweet saudade sentiment that echoes through the zigzag of its hilltop streetscapes, I know it’s a love that can’t be sustained. Perhaps because Portugal’s poignantly pretty capital still has the provincial feel of a backwater town. Perhaps because the slow mentality […]

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May 28, 2009 by | 4 Comments

Things to See & Do in Lisbon

When I was little, my dad went to Europe for work and brought me back an apron from Portugal. Forget the jokes about ‘all I got was this lousy apron’, I loved that thing so much. It was pink and embroidered with typical colourful Portuguese flowers and motifs and a map of Portugal. It made […]

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August 20, 2007 by | 3 Comments