If you’re like most families with kids, summer is a chaotic time where all the fun gets jam-packed into two months, schedules and routines are out the window, and most importantly, it’s one of the easiest times to travel with little rascals. Planning an international trip to Europe with kiddos is no small feat, but these tips will help make it a smoother journey. Bon voyage!
I flew to turkey for a whirlwind two week long romantic tryst with someone I'd never met. Now, there's a number of things that are problematic with this story. The primary reason is that I not a romantic. The secondary reason is that a global pandemic was going on.
It wouldn’t be a trip to Portugal without a stop in this large, sophisticated city with pockets of old-world European charm. Spend three days in Lisbon and you’ll have plenty of time to discover all the pockets of wonderful things this area has to offer. Lisbon, while expansive and mysterious, wasn’t quite as thrilling for me after spending so many days in Porto. It’s a much larger city and it feels that way. That being said, it’s a worthwhile stop for two to three days while you are exploring the country. That being said, it wouldn’t be a trip to Portugal without a visit to Lisbon and here's all the reasons why.
Despite all the places I've traveled, Porto, Portugal remains its stronghold in my top 3 of all time. This city is endlessly charming, incredibly affordable, and full of wine. Here's my Porto Travel Guide and all the reasons I think you shouldn't sleep on visiting this sleepy little city.