Sintra

I liked Sintra more than Lisbon. There, I said it. It felt a lot like Sinaia: a place where the noblemen of the past built palaces in which to retreat during the summer and escape the capital’s heat. We visited Sintra during a day tour, alongside Cabo da Roca and Cascais. Overall, it was a tight squeeze. Two days would have been better, but it’s not a proper holiday if Continue…

Lisbon

Visited Lisbon in the summer. You could say we went there to escape Bucharest’s scorching heat. Things to do: – you can start with a free guided tour; we like joining such tours on our first day someplace new; we enjoy learning about the history and how it influenced the evolution and development of the city – eating in local restaurants outside the tourist area; they have set menus for Continue…