Luckily for me, my recent jaunt to Portugal didn't end with pretty Porto and I got to spend a couple of days revisiting one of my favourite cities: Lisbon. This city is undeniably cool, strikingly beautiful and full of life and colour. I loved it the first time I visited and I loved it even more on my return.
The colourful, laid-back city of Porto charmed me the first time I visited 2 years ago. This summer I was lucky enough to go back and fell in love all over again.
Letter 130 Lost on where to next visit in Europe? I'd like to offer my input of some of my favourite European cities that suit a student budget! I've not been to a huge amount of countries in Europe, but those I have been to I've travelled well so I hope my insight will help! … Continue reading Alternative Budget European City Breaks!
Letter 119 What a year 2017 has been! I would go as far as to say it has been the best year of my life, but I'm looking forward to 2018 even more. In this letter I'll recap 2017 the best way I can and look back over my favourite letters. Letter 56 The year … Continue reading Looking back on 2017
Letter 116 Whoever said sunsets all look the same are stupid. This letter will present some of my favourite photos from Spain, Portugal, Croatia and Montenegro - that happen to be a varied array of sunsets. Enjoy. Bar Thanks for reading. From Lou About Me
Letter 101 It's been a busy couple of weeks since leaving Portugal, but I have to tell you about my last stop there which was Porto. I met my mum there and we stayed in a suburb near the beach but ventured into the city and wine country as well. This week was mainly a … Continue reading Pretty Porto
Letter 100 Sintra was a fairy tale and a place that is now very very high on my list to return to. As I was staying in Lisbon I took only a day trip here with a big group from the hostel and we had the most fantastic day. It was so great to get … Continue reading Castles + palaces + forest = Sintra
Letter 99 Sometimes a place becomes special to you, not because of the city itself and the things you see, but because of the people you meet and the experiences you have with them. That's Lisbon for me; it is a very special city. Here are 13 reasons why... 1 Friends I suppose I should … Continue reading 13 reasons why … Lisbon was the best.
Letter 98 After a few quick stops in cities it was time, once again, to slow down and relax for a while. I don't like rushing around and only scraping the surface of a place, and luckily in Portugal I was able to stay in each place for a longer time, which I've enjoyed far … Continue reading Relaxing on the Algarve