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Travel Contests: August 15, 2018 – Portugal, Ecuador, Iceland, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Ecuador; Los Angeles, California; Belize; Costa Rica; Lisbon, Portugal; Orlando, Florida; Amelia Island, Florida; Iceland; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you don’t miss any contests and please share this post with friends who might take […]

The guide to a 24 hour layover in Frankfurt, Germany

At some point, most travelers will end up making a connection in Frankfurt. But beyond the airport, what is there to see and do? On my way back home from Portugal, I decided to spend a couple of nights in Frankfurt to see what the city had to offer. The Guide to a 24 Hour […]

Travel Contests: August 8, 2018 – Ireland, Tokyo, Brazil, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Ireland; Portland, Oregon; Tokyo, Japan; St. Andrews, Scotland; Brazil; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you don’t miss any contests and please share this post with friends who might take you along if they win! Win […]

Blue Lounge Lisbon Airport LIS review

The Blue Lounge Lisbon Airport is the smaller of the two Priority Pass lounges at the airport by a long shot. It’s in a much quieter area of Lisbon Airport, near Gates 7-13. Proximity to those gates is one of the only reasons why you should go to the Blue Lounge Lisbon if you have […]

ANA Lounge Lisbon Airport LIS review

The ANA Lounge is the primary lounge at Lisbon airport. Run by Aeropuertos de Portugal, it serves as the lounge for many airlines, along with Priority Pass, which is how I visited. Here are my thoughts on the ANA Lounge Lisbon Airport. ANA Lounge Lisbon Airport The lounge is easy spot. Just past security, you […]

Travel Contests: August 1, 2018 – Argentina, Ecuador, Colorado, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Argentina; Palm Beach, Florida; Ecuador; Costa Rica; Halifax, Nova Scotia; Telluride, Colorado; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you don’t miss any contests and please share this post with friends who might take you along if […]

The best craft beer in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon is a city that is going through a moment of excitement. It has a seen a surge in visitors, and it’s also becoming a technology hub. Along with this, it’s also seeing rapid growth when it comes to craft beer. Here is my guide to the best craft beer in Lisbon. The best craft […]

Travel Contests: July 25, 2018 – Hong Kong, Monaco, Oktoberfest, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to the Dominican Republic; Oahu, Hawaii; Brooklyn, New York; Monaco; Hong Kong; an around-the-world trip; Oktoberfest in Munich, Germany; Costa Rica; the U.S. Open in New York City; a Keith Urban concert in Nashville, Tennessee; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe […]

The best seafood restaurants in Lisbon, Portugal

It’s no secret that Portugal has excellent seafood. There are plenty of fantastic options when it comes to seafood restaurants in Lisbon. You can go to modern seafood places, ones that have a straightforward take on seafood, and places that specialize in traditional Portuguese dishes. Here are my recommendations for some of the best seafood […]

Travel Contests: July 18, 2018 – Miami, Morocco, China, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Miami, Florida; Healdsburg, California; Morocco; Italy; Charleston, South Carolina; the Blue Ridge Mountains in North Carolina; Chicago, Illinois; Egypt, India, Turkey, or Sri Lanka; a Disney cruise to the Bahamas; Nanjing, China; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the […]

Portugal’s national sandwiches: The Bifana & the Prego

The Portuguese love a good sandwich, just like any sensible person. Portugal has not one but two sandwiches that are considered national sandwiches: The bifana and the prego. Both are straightforward sandwiches made with tender, thin pieces of meat. The bifana is made with pork, while the prego is made with beef. They are served […]

The guide to Lisbon’s funiculars & elevators

Lisbon is a city built on seven hills. As a result, getting around isn’t as easy as it is in some places. However, Lisbon has built a few unique ways to get up and down the hills: a system of funicular railways & elevators called “elevadors”. The Lisbon funiculars & elevators not only will save […]

Travel Contests: July 11, 2018 – Sri Lanka, San Diego, Jamaica, & more

Here are your travel contests for this week. You can win trips to Sri Lanka; San Diego, California; Jamaica; Charleston, South Carolina; Amelia Island, Florida; Kentucky; and more. Good luck & be sure to subscribe to the weekly newsletter so you don’t miss any contests and please share this post with friends who might take you along […]

The guide to Lisbon’s trams including Tram 28

Trams are at the heart of Lisbon’s public transportation system. Its bright yellow trams have been made famous all over the world by travelers who have visited the city. There are presently a total of six tram lines in Lisbon: The 12, 15, 18, 24, 25, & 28. Of these, a couple are of particular […]

A visit to LX Factory in Lisbon, Portugal

Lisbon, like many cities around the world, has old industrial areas that are disused. LX Factory, a formerly abandoned factory in Lisbon, is a showcase for what a city can do to breathe new life into an industrial space. What was once an old factory is now an entertainment and shopping complex that retains its […]