Following the (food) rumours to Belém

We had heard the rumours about the famed custard tarts, or Pastéis de Belém in Belém, Portugal. We had to see if they were true! Continue reading “Following the (food) rumours to Belém”

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Video: A Day in Sintra

Sintra is the most beautiful fairytale town situated about an hour and a half drive from Lisbon. It has forests and beaches and palaces. This is a video of my day there… Continue reading “Video: A Day in Sintra”

Where I Stayed – 2 months in Europe

This blog is purely for those interested in where I stayed in my two months backing Croatia, Italy, Spain and Portugal. I’ve tried to list what I thought were the pros and cons of each place but I’m sure I’ve missed some. Most of the placed I booked were above an 8.5 on Hostelworld/Booking.com, and had high ratings on TripAdvisor. Most importanly…at the time when I stayed, none of these places had bedbugs (thank goodness!)

Sorry for the lack of pics of all of the places I stayed! I was having a lot of fun sightseeing! Continue reading “Where I Stayed – 2 months in Europe”

Two months of Europe in Summer

For the past two months, I’ve been gradually making my way through four countries in the South of Europe: Croatia, Italy, Spain and Portugal.

Because I’ve clearly been having too much fun, I’m going to write about what route I took , and then in coming posts I’ll write about the twenty-four places (OMG!) themselves and do another blog on where I stayed in each place.
Continue reading “Two months of Europe in Summer”

Don’t discount the taste sensations of Portuguese food!

 

I didn’t have high hopes for Portuguese food. As the second last stop on my trip, I had heard amazing things about Portugal. The architecture, the people…but the food? I didn’t really know much!

That was all about to change. Continue reading “Don’t discount the taste sensations of Portuguese food!”