The Most Beautiful Beaches in Portugal’s Algarve

There are lots of beautiful beaches in the world, but Portuguese beaches are just breathtaking.  The various shades of blue adjacent to the craggley cliffs is just stunning.  It’s a dream to photograph; it’s pretty cold to swim.  The further East you go, closer to the Mediterranean, the water gets warmer. Praia da Marinha ties…

Two weeks in Portugal. First stop- Lisbon

Portugal is phenomenal.  I can’t sing its praises enough.  It’s sunny, beautiful, small, easily navigable.  Great food, great weather, great cheap wine.  Plus, they LOVE kids.  So it’s an amazing destination to travel with babies.  You actually get prioridad status- where you bypass lines.  We joked that renting a baby would be great for Portugal. …

Obidos

  Obidos is a beautiful old fortress town enclosed by a wall.  The streets are filled with gorgeous white buildings adorned with climbing bougainvillea.  We meandered through, and then hit the town square for an amazing sangria and cheese/charcuterie lunch.  It was phenomenal. I think this is one of the best (definitely the prettiest) of…