Portugal

Two days in Porto

How to Best Spend 2 Days in Porto, Portugal

By Hannah Logan - March 14, 2022
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I spent an amazing (though fast) week in Portugal and quickly fell in love. The beautiful cities, affordable prices, and friendly locals made it a fast favourite. Not to mention I felt completely welcome and safe travelling solo in Portugal. However, while I enjoyed the whole trip it was Porto that I liked the most.…

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Porto, Portugal

Best Places to Travel Solo: Portugal

By Hannah Logan - March 13, 2022
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Portugal seems to have become an ‘it’ destination over the last years, and having been, I can see why. It’s a gorgeous country with friendly people and lots to see and do. I spent a week travelling from Porto to Faro; exploring cities, castles, and the wine region of Douro Valley and loved every minute…

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Day Trip to Douro Valley

The Ultimate Day Trip to Douro Valley, Portugal (From Porto)

By Hannah Logan - March 12, 2022
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I bounced eagerly on the balls of my feet at the bottom of the stairs. It was 8:10am on a Saturday and the streets of Porto, Portugal were quiet. I, on the other hand, was buzzing with energy; eagerly looking to start my day trip to Douro Valley; Portugal’s famous port and wine region. The…

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One Week in Portugal

One week in Portugal: The Ultimate Portugal Itinerary

By Hannah Logan - March 10, 2022
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Portugal has quickly become one of the most popular destinations in Europe. The promise of exciting cities, a beautiful coastline filled with beaches, good food and wine, and reasonable prices is hard for any traveller to resist. But what if you are short on time? Is it worth it to do just one week in…

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Tram 28 Lisbon

The Best Things to do in Lisbon

By Hannah Logan - April 3, 2020
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Lisbon is a fun city to explore, but with so many options, it can be difficult to figure out the real must-dos; especially when some of the best bits aren’t super obvious. With one week in Portugal, I only spent three days in Lisbon. And while I crammed those three days as full as I…

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Sintra Day Trip

Sintra Day Trip from Lisbon with The Wanderers Tours

By Hannah Logan - November 21, 2017
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Have you heard of Sintra? If you’ve been to Portugal, or if it’s on your bucketlist, you probably have. The picturesque fairytale town just about an hour away from Lisbon with beautiful castles and buildings. A Sintra day trip is a popular choice for many, who go only to realize that it’s not really that small, and…

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Lookout Lisbon Hostel

Lookout Lisbon! Hostel: Lisbon’s Best Pick for Backpackers

By Hannah Logan - November 14, 2017
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I checked my map on my phone again as I lugged my carryon suitcase over the white cobblestones of Portugal’s narrow sidewalks. Cars, busses, and even the local versions of tuktuks whizzed past me as I made my way uphill. According to the blue dots on my map, I just needed to keep going straight,…

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