Much had I heard of the famous azulejos of Portugal, still they merely sounded like colourful tiles to me. And actually, that’s exactly what they are. Minus the “merely”. Continue reading Alicioustravels: The Azulejos of Portugal
It’s already been a couple of months since my holiday in Portugal, yet I’m not nearly done in showing you the beauty of this country that often came unexpectedly. Continue reading Alicioustravels: My favourite impressions of Lisbon
We hadn’t put in a lot of detailed planning when boarded the plane to Lisbon. I mean, I had turned the pages of my Lonely Planet guidebook and there were places that I wanted to go to as well as places friends and family had recommended. Still, my arrival at Lisbon was with a relatively fresh mind, open to explore the city without too many expecations. Continue reading Alicioustravels: My favourite places in (and around) Lisbon
On Saturday Mr A and I set off on our long-awaited holiday in Portugal and for the first time ever we didn’t really have a plan.
We had flights booked as well as accommodation for our first few nights in Lisbon and also a rental car. We knew that we would want to walk along a beach and visit the faro at Cabo de Sao Vincente – but that was pretty much it! Continue reading Alicioustravels: Portugal unplanned
One always needs a goal. I always need a next destination. Since our fabulous trip to Istanbul has become a thing of the past, however beautiful the memory, Mr A and myself are currently focussing on our next trip out of the country: Portugal. Continue reading Alicioustravels: Portugal in September