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Gemiler Island, 48300 Fethiye/Muğla Province, Turkey
An exciting part of travel is discovering the unexpected. That's what happened to me on a recent trip to the Turkish coast. I was in Kayakoy, a beautiful valley just near the bustling town of Fethiye. The owner of the villa where I was staying...
08870 Sitges, Barcelona, Spain
Don't forget to stray from the secluded and upscale beach of Sitges to wander its cobblestone streets for small moments of joy like looking up at these vibrant flowers dangling overhead, ready to drop, in one-of-a-kind Spanish ceramic pots.
2520 Peniche, Portugal
Hire a boat out of Peniche, Portugal, when available, and travel six miles offshore to the pristine Berlenga Islands. Then hike, kayak, snorkel, and swim the day away. Pack a picnic lunch and feast on the beach. The perfect day in paradise.
Rua de Santa Catarina 575, 4000-453 Porto, Portugal
If you are one of those that when travelling prefers to stay on a site that welcomes you as if you are at home, The White Box House may well be your next choice for a future stay at Porto. This guesthouse is chic and affordable, with a mix of...
R. Frei Nicolau de Oliveira 100, 2750 Cascais, Portugal
Another great hotel in Cascais, is the Villa Italia, just outside of the town, and right along the rock coast. Within walking distance, it is a perfect location to serve as your base of operations for exploration all along the Lisbon coast. The...
Praça Almeida Garrett, 4000-069 Porto, Portugal
Might be one of the most beautiful train stations in the World, Sao Bento Railway Station was opened to the public in 1916 and is well known for its walls covered with 20,000 splendid azulejo ceramic tiles which describe the History of Portugal....
Rua António M Saraiva Edifício Casa Povo, 5085-037 Pinhão, Portugal
There’s something so special about vineyard landscapes no matter where you are in the world. From the rows of terraced vines and rolling hills to lush greenery and deep blue skies, wine country is a favorite in terms of scenery. The Douro, in...
Rua da Boavista 783, 4050-110 Porto, Portugal
Porto is a lovely city that almost entirely revolves around water….and port. While it takes a back seat to Lisbon, Portugal’s larger capital, Porto is one of those gems - calmer, smaller and a lot less touristy Nestled at the convergence of the...
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