Caves and tunnels under the castle garden – Sintra, Portugal

Quinta de la Regaleira is one of the many beautiful castles in Sintra, a beautiful place in Portugal. While all of the castles are beautiful and interesting to see, Quinta de la Regaleira stands out because of its amazing garden around the castle. Visitors can wander around the many winding paths for hours, finding waterfalls, fountains and even a hidden cave system!… Read More Caves and tunnels under the castle garden – Sintra, Portugal

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More beautiful than the Disney castle – Sintra, Portugal

Some will love it, others will thik it looks like it was built by a child with a box of colorful building blocks, but I absolutely loved it! Palacio da Pena is a 19th-century castle that lies on top of a mountain in a lovely town called Sintra, near Lisbon. It’s a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the seven wonders of Portugal.… Read More More beautiful than the Disney castle – Sintra, Portugal

The art of Portugese azulejos – Lisbon, Portugal

When I was reading about Portugal, I came across many pictures of houses and churches decorated with beautiful tiles, called azulejos. Because I wanted to learn more about the art of these azulejos, I decided to visit the Museu Nacional do Azulejos in Lisbon, where you can explore the history of the art of painted Portugese tiles.… Read More The art of Portugese azulejos – Lisbon, Portugal