Tag: sintra

Two Visits to Portugal

In 2016 I flew into Spain on my own from the USA and three years later in 2019 with my husband. On the first trip, I flew into Madrid and struggled through the metro system to my hotel. They kindly provided me with a room five hours before the normal check-in time. I went into…

In the mood for travel?

I’m a big fan of Mike & Anne Howard. These two young people have a fabulous life plan which involves full-time economic travel. The link here shows their trip to Sintra, Portugal. I’ve been there and it’s a jewel of a spot, quite magical actually. It’s a short train away from the center of Lisbon.…