Fantastic Foto Friday – Lisbon

Arco da Rua Augusta

Arco da Rua Augusta

Lisbon is one of the most underrated capitals in Europe. This largest Portuguese city has an interesting history, beautiful architecture and fun dining and nightlife to offer, all without the prices you pay in Paris or London! Read more why you should consider going here!

Disappointing stay at converted ibis styles Lisbon

For my second hotel in Lisbon as part of my Iberian Explorer trip, I selected the Ibis Styles Embaixador Lisbon. My first hotel, the Holiday Inn Express Ave Liberdade, was sold out on the last night of my planned stay, I was tempted by an Accor LeClub promotion and based on many good experiences with ibis hotels in the past, … Continue reading

Best views of Lisbon – Castelo S. Jorge

Lisbon, just like Rome, is built on seven hills – and on top of one of them you’ll find a centuries old castle and great views over the city. That makes Castelo de S. Jorge one of the most popular attractions in Lisbon and it should be on your itinerary, too! … Continue reading

Great base to explore Lisbon: Holiday Inn Express Ave Libertade

For my first stay of my Iberian Explorer trip I picked the Holiday Inn Express Ave Liberated for its central location. I generally like these select service hotels with their focus on nice rooms, an included breakfast and none of the services I’m unlikely to use anyway. Find out if it met my expectations as my first base in Lisbon! … Continue reading

Lisbon – the most underrated European capital?

Lisbon, Portugal’s capital, is one of the underrated cities of Europe. It rarely makes it into a top anything list and it gets a fraction of the tourists you find in London or Paris. But it has a lot to offer from historic buildings and museums to fairy tale castles and beaches and great food and nightlife – and the … Continue reading