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Porto, Portugal Travel Guide

Porto, Portugal Travel Guide

Lisbon Airport AeroBus & AeroShuttle Hotel Shuttles and Buses to City Center The local Carris bus company runs a bus transport service connecting Lisbon's airport to the city centre passing by the main transport hubs such as Comercio Square and Cais de Sodré. This service is called AeroBus and passes by dozens of Lisbon hotels, thus providing tourists arriving at the airport with easy access to their accommodation. An alternative to the bus is the metro. TIMETABLE07:00h to 23:00h (departures from Airport) 07:45h to 22:30h (departures from Cais do Sodré)FREQUENCYEvery 20 minutes (every 30 mins after 9pm) Buses, Trams and MetroLisbon car HireAirport TransportationPrivate and Shared Airport TransfersAeroBus Airport BusStations and Transportation Hubs

52 Places to Go in 2015 A revitalized city welcomes the world. Sure, Italy is rich with romantic cities like Florence, Venice and Rome — but its most vibrant might just be Milan. And this is the year for tourists to explore its charms, as it hosts the 2015 World Expo. Twenty million visitors are expected to visit the city for the Expo, a mammoth event that runs from May through October and involves more than 130 participating nations and organizations sponsoring more than 60 pavilions. The Expo’s theme focuses on food, nutrition and sustainability practices — a fitting choice for a city steeped in Italian culinary traditions. The Expo coincides with the completion of a number of urban renewal projects that are infusing new life into overlooked quarters, like La Darsena, a formerly dilapidated harbor that will feature tree-lined promenades, bike paths and piazzas. And Milanese restaurants are earning acclaim for their increased focus on diverse regional cuisines from across the Italian peninsula.

Breakaway Backpacker — Take a risk, take a chance, make a change & breakaway... Bed and Breakfast in Portugal - Accommodation designed with your comfort in mind.................. About Jack and Jill Meet Jack Whenever Jack lets himself get dragged into Jill’s plan, he almost never regrets the decision. But every now and then, he feels like staying behind to indulge in his other life’s passions: climbing, whiskey, and writing mad code. Meet Jill Jill is the voice behind this site and all of social media. We started the site sometime in 2010 to share stories about our travel. UPDATE (Dec 2014): We moved out of SF and bought a van! Let’s stay connected! We post once a week, every Tuesday, on this blog.For stories that don’t make it onto this blog: or For on-the-scene updates: For our best photos, along with running captions: Instagram page How can we afford to travel so much? Time: Jill works as a freelancer and thus has the kind of flexibility that allows her to take off whenever she feels like it to work wherever she wants. Money: We set a yearly travel budget and work within it. Sometimes we also partner with local outfitters that allow us to stretch our budget further. Destinations Gear

Nerd Fitness: Helping You Lose Weight, Get Stronger, Live Better. I received an email a few months back from a NF reader that made me smile: “I am going back to square one. I noticed the only habit that I changed and stuck with was drinking tons of water. Have you ever started playing a game and get a few hours in and go “man I wish I knew these controls/tips from the beginning”? I’m restarting my journey now that I have a better idea of the controls.” This resonated with me, because when I first played EverQuest (similar to World of Warcraft), the first character I created was terrible. When I started again playing as a new character, I FLEW through the first 30 levels: I understood the controls, how the game worked, and what needed to get done; it was much easier the second time through! The same is true for any boss battle you first encounter in any game. Getting in shape is no different. Each time you start over, you’re getting closer to that point of making things stick.

Quinta da Anunciada Velha - Hotels Tomar | Tomar Portugal Quinta da Anunciada Velha is a unique property on the borders of the city of Tomar in the Ribatejo region of Portugal. It dates back to the 12th Century and has been inhabited since then at various times by Mozarabic and Knight Templars, noblemen and capuchin monks. The building has been tastefully renovated in rustic style with delightful touches to its décor that pay homage to its exotic past. It consists of two guest rooms and one suite within the house itself and two further rooms in an adjacent building complete with terraces with views out over the rolling hills. Quinta da Anunciada Velha Map Data Map data ©2014 Google Map Guests stay on a bed and breakfast basis and a full continental breakfast is served every morning to set them up for a day of city sightseeing, mountain adventuring or relaxing around the pool. Quinta da Anunciada Velha is very welcoming and is a popular location for banqueting and special events.

Our Pre-Trip RTW To Do List | So Many Places I put together this list to guide those of you that plan to embark on a big trip. I know it seems like there are a million things to do (there are a million things to do) but staying organized and taking it one step at a time will make the process a whole lot easier. Also, if you’re planning to travel long-term you may be interested in the e-course that my husband and I created called Travel School. The biggest, baddest long-term travel to-do list 1 + year until departure: big pictures stuff Determine your budget. Employment. Inventory your stuff. Get to know your finances intimately. Get serious about saving. Pets. 6 months until departure Start to plan your itinerary. If you don’t have a passport, order one. Apply for a credit card that doesn’t charge foreign transaction fees. Make an appointment at a travel clinic for vaccinations. Consider the electronics you’ll take with you. Tell your family and friends about your big adventure. Buy plane tickets to your first destination. Pack. Leave!

Holidays | 40 countries before I'm 30 Words cannot do justice to the surreal and sensational experience that is taking a helicopter ride over Las Vegas and the Grand Canyon. So I am going to try and let my pictures do the talking. Read more He looked up at me with these fluttery lash surrounded almond eyes as if to say, “Really? Well yes, people, I was. In the end I didn’t have to become the train pariah by throttling the young man and hurling him out of my seat because his Gran, who had bagged the window seat directly opposite, moved along so that the boy could have the window on her side and we could rightly have ours. Read more For the first time in my life I travelled to a city fully prepared to hate it. Read more I don’t think I need to explain how hard it was to tear myself away from Palm Island (you’ve seen the post, you get it right?) Read more There are no TVs or Wi-Fi in the rooms at Palm Island Resort; instead I listen to the rush and swirl of the waves and the breeze rustling the trees. Read more Read more Read more

Tavares Portuguese Restaurant in Lisbon Tavares Restaurant, Lisbon, Portugal Address: Rua da Misericórdia 37. Encarnação. Baixa. 1200-270 Lisbon Tel.: 213421112 Fax: 213478125 Metro: Baixa-Chiado WebSite: Email: Restaurant Information Tavares is a gourmet / formal restaurant offering Portuguese cuisine. The average price of a 3-course meal at the Tavares restaurant is 50 euros. Read reviews, comments and critiques of the Tavares restaurant, or write one yourself here Opened in 1784, Tavares Rico is Lisbon's oldest restaurant. It is also one of its most expensive, with a luxurious, opulently gilded interior. But the atmosphere is surprisingly relaxed in such a palatial setting, and the food is first class. A true Lisbon experience. Opening hours: 12:30pm to 2pm and 7:30pm to 11pm. Restaurant Location The address of the Tavares restaurant is: Rua da Misericórdia 37, Encarnação, Encarnação, 1200-270 Lisbon. The nearest Metro station is Baixa-Chiado. Map Data Map data ©2014 Google

11 Inspiring Stories Of People Who Left Normal Life And Embarked On An Adventure Adventure Sports to Try During Your Gap Year | Gap Daemon for Gap Years: Meet Backpackers, Get Travel Advice, Share in the Community A gap year is your chance to explore new places and try new things. Wherever you’re travelling, you will have endless opportunities to try some adventurous activities that will see your adrenaline levels shoot through the roof. Whether you’re a complete scaredy cat or an adrenaline junkie, you have to try some of these activities during your gap year: Sky Diving This is the ultimate challenge that many travellers take up in Australia and New Zealand. You can read our Travel Daemon’s experience when Rusja jumped 15,000ft in Taupo, New Zealand: Skydiving…The Great Fall. Skiing/Snowboarding If you find yourself in a snowy destination then take to the slopes with a pair of skis or a board. Monica recently returned from snowboarding in Andorra and shared some tips for learning to board and ski: Learning to Snowboard: It’s all about balance. Scuba Diving It doesn’t matter how spectacular a pure white beach may be, the underwater world is filled with a million more amazing sights. Surfing Trekking