Portugal

Alfama during sunrise at Portas do Sol in Lisbon

Alfama | Lisbon, Portugal

In 2018, during our inaugural journey to Lisbon, my curiosity led me to the heart of the city—Alfama, a medieval marvel steeped in the rich

Óbidos Castle by day without people

Óbidos Castle | Portugal

Óbidos Castle was chosen as one of the “7 Wonders of Portugal” in 2007. It is one of the better-preserved medieval castles in the country.

Peniche (Cabo Carvoeiro) lighthouse at sunset; Portugal

Peniche Lighthouse | Portugal

Peniche is one of Portugal‘s most important seaports, and the Cabo Carvoeiro lighthouse is one of the city’s significant landmarks. However, it is not a

Elephant rock on the island of Grande Berlenga at sunset; Portugal

Berlengas Elephant | Portugal

We spotted this “elephant” while on our way back from Berlengas Island to Peniche, Portugal. Although we were traveling by speedboat at a dizzying pace

Berlengas Fortress in the municipality of Peniche; Portugal

Berlengas Fortress | Portugal

The Fortress of São João Baptista on the island of Berlengas near Peniche has tempted Nico for a long time. The problem is that there

Panorama of Arrábida Park near Setúbal - wineries

Arrábida Vineyards in Winter

Arrábida National Park is known for its scenic mountain trails with views of the ocean and picturesque coves. However, if you search the phrase “Arrábida”

Sunrise over Lisbon as seen from Ajuda; Portugal

Sunrise in Lisbon | Portugal

For over two years we had been beating ourselves up with thoughts of moving to Lisbon. On the one hand, in Berlin, we had family,

Panorama of Carvoeiro in the Algarve; Portugal

Carvoeiro in Algarve | Portugal

This panoramic photo of Carvoeiro was taken during our winter trip to the Algarve. This town is a popular destination for summer vacations in Portugal.

Santana, cottages and flowers in Madeira; Portugal

Santana – Madeira | Portugal

Santana in Madeira is known mainly for its characteristic houses with sloping roofs covered with straw. These houses used to be used by farmers but