Douro Valley is the hippest place to be

All of a sudden, the Douro Valley in northern Portugal seems to have become the hippest place to be for wine lovers and everybody else. The landscape is truly breathtaking: rows after rows of lush green vines nestled on steep terraced hills along with small historic villages and imposing Quintas (wineries) sitting either directly on the riverbank or strewn high on the slopes.

via Visiting the magnificent Douro Valley – Carrots and Tigers

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Portrait of the vibrant city of Porto

Porto (a.k.a. Oporto) is a fascinating and vibrant city that is rapidly becoming one of Western Europe’s most respected tourist destinations. The city boasts an extensive history, interesting tourist attractions and a buzzing nightlife. There is a lot to see and do in Porto and the city will appeal to a wide range of different visitors.

via Portrait of Porto! – Ultimatetravel

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Little seaside village of Azenhas do Mar

About 30 kilometers from Lisbon, Portugal, Azenhas do Mar, is a small seaside village, built precariously onto cliffs overlooking the Atlantic Ocean and is located within the Sintra-Cascais Natural Park.

via Photo: Azenhas do Mar, Portugal | LifePart2.com

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Praia da Marinha, if you dare

The road snaked its way up a hill, and at the top I promptly got lost in a labyrinth of bushes that kept coming to dead ends. It was like a maze, and after I hadn’t seen a single other person for fifteen minutes, I started to panic…

via Exploring the Best Beaches on the Algarve – An Orcadian Abroad

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Madeira Road Trip – Explore Madeira Island in a Luxurious Camping Van

Madeira Road Trip offers you the possibility to experience Madeira Island at your own pace, aboard a luxurious, last generation VW CALIFORNIA T6 Van.
With your own house on wheels, you choose the trails you wish to explore and where you want to fall asleep and wake up.
From the mountains to the sea, the choices are immense and the landscapes: breathtaking.

via Madeira Road Trip – Explore Madeira Island in a Luxurious Camping Van