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I'm Marga, the blogger and photographer behind this site! I'm live in Lisbon and a cat-mum to 13-year-old Savage. I write about Lisbon and the rest of Portugal, and I hope this website will help as an inspiration for your holiday. I love coffee, cheese, a good book and exploring this beautiful country.

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Things to do in Funchal; discover the beautiful capital of Madeira

Funchal is the capital of the Portuguese island Madeira. Chances are, when you visit Madeira, you’ll also visit Funchal. And for a good reason, as there is a lot to see and do! Let’s check out some of the things to do in Funchal! In this post, you’ll learn more about the sights, excursions and activities you can do.

Monte Palace Madeira

Monte Palace Madeira; lush green gardens, exotic flowers and excellent art

When you go to Funchal on Madeira island, visiting Monte Palace Madeira is kind of a must. Its location on top of the hills offers stunning views over Funchal, and the exotic plants and flowers are amazing to see! It’s a favourite sight for many and a tranquil oasis of peace in the city. But there is more… Let’s check it out!

Santana in Madeira

Discover Santana in Madeira, including traditional, colourful houses!

Have you seen these cute, traditional A-shaped houses Madeira is famous for? You can visit them in Santana in Madeira! A must-see during your holiday on the Portuguese island. But there is a lot more to see in Santana! Check out all there is to discover and enjoy the northeastern coast of Madeira.

Things to do in Tavira

Best things to do in Tavira; the 2023 Guide

Are you looking for a cute town when visiting the Algarve? Then Tavira is the place to be. It’s not overrun with mass tourism, but there are plenty of things to do in Tavira. From ancient castles to churches to beaches, Tavira has it all.

Santa Justa lift public transport
Palacio de Pena
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Park and Palace of Monserrate

Sintra day trips from Lisbon; discover the best excursions

With so many Sintra day trips from Lisbon, finding the best tour for you can be challenging. Let’s look at the available tours to Sintra and what you can expect. Further below, you will discover how to get to Sintra by yourself and make your itinerary.

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10+ tips that will help you discover Portugal

Portugal is loved by many travellers from all over the world. But what you can do once you’ve arrived? And what is there to see? What should I know about the country, and how can I travel around easily? In this article, I’ll help you on your way! Read on for information, tips and tricks about Portugal.