Cascais, Portugal is a great day trip or weekend getaway from Lisbon filled with beaches, art, and great dining. Here’s my weekend guide to Cascais, with a 2 day itinerary, things to do, where to eat, stay, and more. … Cascais, Portugal is a beautiful little fishing-village-turned-resort town just outside of Lisbon (technically it’s within… Continue reading 48 Hours in Cascais, Portugal Itinerary
Author: Courtney Minor
Wandering around and writing about it.
Cidadela Arts District & Fortress in Cascais, Portugal
The talk around Cascais, Portugal tends to focus on the beaches (it is a great beach destination for both Lisbon locals and international travelers), but I was surprised to find there’s a strong arts culture there. I’m not really a beach person, but I definitely AM an arts & culture person, so that’s what I… Continue reading Cidadela Arts District & Fortress in Cascais, Portugal
Café Galeria House of Wonders // Cascais, Portugal
Head to Cafe Galeria House of Wonders in Cascais, Portugal for vegetarian food, fresh juice, and a beautiful rooftop lounge! … The first two things I look for when I visit a new destination are coffee shops and vegetarian-friendly restaurants. I cook a lot of my meals in my accommodation while traveling (hostels & Airbnbs!),… Continue reading Café Galeria House of Wonders // Cascais, Portugal
Time Out Market Lisbon, Portugal
Time Out Market Lisbon is one of the city’s most popular attractions. If you love food and you need something to do in Lisbon, Portugal, be sure to stop by Mercado da Ribeira Lisboa. … At the top of the “Things to Do in Lisbon” list sits Time Out Market, aka Mercado da Ribeira Lisboa.… Continue reading Time Out Market Lisbon, Portugal
Porto Coffee Shops: 5 Cafes to Visit in Porto, Portugal
There are so many great cafes in Porto, Portugal and the city has a burgeoning coffee scene. Here are the 5 Porto coffee shops you need to visit! … I tend to judge a city by its coffee scene; what are the cafes like, what kind of coffee is on offer, is there a community… Continue reading Porto Coffee Shops: 5 Cafes to Visit in Porto, Portugal
LX Factory Lisbon, Portugal
The LX Factory in Lisbon, Portugal is a creative complex of shops, restaurants, and more. It’s one of the coolest things to do in Lisbon! … The LX Factory has become one of Lisbon’s best things to do in the last couple of years. Travelers might spend most of their time diving into the city’s… Continue reading LX Factory Lisbon, Portugal
Best Coffee in Lisbon, Portugal
Find the best coffee in Lisbon, Portugal with these awesome specialty and third wave Lisbon cafes! … If you know me at all (and by that I mean if you follow me on Instagram or Twitter), then you won’t be surprised to hear that I was on the hunt for the BEST coffee in Lisbon… Continue reading Best Coffee in Lisbon, Portugal
How to Travel New Zealand Without a Car
If you’re planning a trip to New Zealand and you want to know how to travel New Zealand without a car, then keep reading! You can definitely see the country without your own vehicle thanks to the country’s system of buses, trains, and more. … New Zealand is filled with stunning scenery. The country is… Continue reading How to Travel New Zealand Without a Car
TSA Liquids Rule: What is the 3-1-1 Rule?
Make sure you understand the TSA 3-1-1 liquids guidelines before packing your carry on! I’m answering the most common questions about what is and isn’t allowed. … If you’re going to be traveling by air, then you need to know the TSA Liquids Rule, also known as the “3-1-1 Rule”. This pertains to liquids that… Continue reading TSA Liquids Rule: What is the 3-1-1 Rule?
Liquid-Free Carry On Toiletries Kit: Solid Toiletries for Easy Travel
Make packing easy and get through TSA without hassle by creating a Liquid-Free Toiletries Kit for air travel. These are some of my favorite solid toiletries for the perfect carry on toiletries kit! … There are many reasons to travel liquid-free, but one of the biggest reasons is the pesky TSA liquids rule. The rule… Continue reading Liquid-Free Carry On Toiletries Kit: Solid Toiletries for Easy Travel