July last year I spent my summer holiday in Portugal. I visited Lagos, Sintra, Lisbon and some little places around. I want to share about food and drank from that holiday. Beware: this post contains a lot of pictures taken by phone. Get ready to scroll.
Entering the old town of Sintra, you can’t miss this white palace with two cone- shaped chimneys. This is Palácio Nacional de Sintra, National Palace of Sintra.
For those who love azulejos (Portuguese tiles), Museu Nacional do Azulejo (National Tile Museum) is a must visit.
A visit to Portugal without sampling Pastéis de Nata or simply called Nata isn’t complete. In this post I gladly share Natas from 3 bakery chains in Lisbon.
Located 27 km west of Lisbon, Sintra is good for a day trip. Sintra is so special because there are a number of palaces, castles, mansions, gardens, monasteries and even a fort there. No wonder this town is one of UNESCO World Heritages.
One of Lisbon’s hotspots is LX Factory. Tucked under the Ponte 25 Abril (25 April bridge), it is a creative hub filled with cafes, restaurants, startups, galleries, concept stores, music halls and many more.
The history of Lagos goes way back to ca 2000 years ago. The Phoenicians, Romans, Visigoths and Moors came and settled in this maritime town. The city had a big role in the Age of discovery. I managed to take some pictures of these traces. Here they come. From 1576 to 1755, Lagos was a …