A Day In Sintra – Part 2

In the last post, I talked about getting to Sintra and making your way through the historic downtown to Pena Palace. In this post, we'll explore the colorful castle, as well as other nearby sites. Palácio da Pena Pena Palace, a UNESCO World Heritage site, began its history as a monastery before the great 1755 …

Quick Read: A Day Trip to Olhão

The backstreets of Olhão. As mentioned in my last post about what to do in Faro for 2-3 days, I suggested taking a quick and easy train ride over to the water-side town of Olhão. Arriving beside the courthouse, you take a walk through the town until you pop out by a Continente grocery store …