Palacio Nacional de Sintra – Through My Lens

Last week I posted on my day trip to Sintra, from Lisbon. Sintra is a brilliant destination, probably worth a couple of days at least of your time, and today I'm showing you the best of my photos from one of the best palaces in the region, the Palacio Nacional de Sintra! Enjoy!

The Six-Train Day – August 7th, 2011, Cologne, Germany

Howdy all. I’ve taken the idea for this post from the blog ‘I’ve Bean Travelling’, to look back at previous travels and see where I was on a certain day in another year. Today I am taking you back to 2011, and back to Cologne, Germany. In fairness, in August I am not usually traveling …

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Infante Sagres – That Time I Splurged on a Five-Star Hotel!

Or – Is a Five star hotel THAT much better than a four-star hotel? When preparing for my trip last year (2019) I booked almost all my hotel stays in advance (and one AirBnb stay). Bar a few nights in Tajikistan, I was booked for the rest of the nights which meant I knew where …

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Train Journeys – Barcelona to Seville via High Speed Rail

Yes folks, it’s time to get your tickets and board another train with me! Today I’m taking you from Barcelona, Spain’s most visited city, to the jewel of the south (in my opinion!), Seville! From one great city to another, last year when I visited I was able to make the journey by the fastest …

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Brand New Vlog – Trams, Elevators and Palaces – Lisbon and Sintra

Yes, it's time for another Friday Vlog, and today I'm excited to share my Vlog on Lisbon and a side trip to the mountainous town of Sintra. I'm really happy with how this one turned out. I happened to take a fair bit of footage in Lisbon which helps, and the fact that the city …

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