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

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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