A Day In Aveiro, Portugal

This beautiful seaside Portuguese town is the perfect day trip from Porto, especially while on a backpacker budget. Day trips are the secret weapons of budget travel. You can venture out from the popular, well-known cities and spend a day wandering through unfamiliar streets and discovering hidden gems of foreign countries. In the northern region …

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10 Reasons To Visit Porto, Portugal

For a relatively small European country, Portugal is packed with diverse natural scenery and a thriving sense of culture. From the bustling capital of Lisbon, to the stunning beaches of the Algarve, to the vast countrysides of the northern wine regions, Portugal never fails to attract travelers from every corner of the globe. Porto, the second …

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How I Lived in Portugal for One Month and Only Spent 200 Euros

How I was able to travel and live in Portugal for one month on a budget. Within the last year, many people have asked me how I travel. How do I pick my destinations, how can I afford traveling, etc. Being a recent college graduate with no reliable income and no job prospects other than …

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Warming My Soul In Porto

The best word I can use to describe Porto, the second-largest city in Portugal, is warmth. Though the temperature feels warm for February (50-60 degrees Fahrenheit), this coastal city exudes warmth in other ways besides climate. The people are passionate, the charismatic landmarks and peaceful parks draw you in, the sunsets are dripping with saturated …

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