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Pena Palace in Sintra, Portugal | The best day trip from Lisbon | How to spend one day in Sintra, Portugal
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A Day Trip To Sintra: A Palace Packed Day Trip from Lisbon

The colorful hill town of Sintra boasts three palaces, an old Moorish Castle, a gothic mansion, and miles of forested hiking paths. It easily makes my list of the places you can’t miss when visiting Portugal. A day trip to Sintra is a chance…

October 31, 2016
Praia da Ribeira Beach in Cascais, Portugal | A Day Trip to Cascais: The Best Beach Escape from Lisbon
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A Day Trip to Cascais: The Best Beach Escape from Lisbon

Whenever we find ourselves walking through a quaint old town near the ocean, eventually one of us wonders aloud, “would you want to retire here?” The other responds with a list of some of the pros or cons, and then usually muses allowed, “I…

September 21, 2016