If you have Just One Day in Lisbon – How would your Itinerary look?

Viewpoint of Lisbon

Portugal is one of the world’s most visited places. Especially the beaches around the Algarve are loved by the backpackers. You’ll even see a lot of hitchhikers when you drive on the highways. The summers in the Algarve are unique. It’s this special travel spirit very hard to describe with words if you haven’t experienced it yourself. Most of the travelers who come to explore Portugal, mainly arrive at the airport in Lisbon. It’s not…

30 Reasons Why We Travel

Overgrown shed, Malá Chuchle, Prague

Have you ever asked yourself the question why you travel or why people travel in general? Many times it is the bad things, we experienced in our lives which put us on the road. When we decide to take a break and travel, plenty people tend to say that we’re running away from our problems. In the first moment they might be right. The impulse to escape from everything that is connected to the problem prevails…

Wanderlust Gene DRD4-7R Decoded – Discoverers are Dreamers for 7 Reasons

Calm Beach of Negos, Philippines

According to scientists, the lifetime urge to travel the world is stored in a gene. DRD4-7R is the so-called “wanderlust gene” For us travelers, this is a very numerical explanation for our craving to explore far places, learn about foreign cultures and connect with new people. What we, hungry discoverers, really need to explain ourselves is a dream. A dream, so big and out of reach that we can barely catch it. And if we…

The Full List of All Fountains and Water Spots in Lisbon

Tina at Fonte Luminosa fountain, Lisbon

We love to travel in summer or visit places which are warm throughout the whole year. If it wouldn’t be for the sun, the majority of the people wouldn’t consider to travel at all in their holidays. Bright sunshine does not only make your photos appear vibrant, it also lets you shine from the inside and outside. Apart from all the positive about the sun, there is one thing that can be quite enduring in…

Abandoned places in Lisbon – Time machine

When we travel, we often come across lots of interesting monuments, buildings, parks and sights. Some may be more maintained than others and usually they’re open to everyone for visiting and discovering. If it’s a popular destination, there is a high chance that you’ll meet other travelers there. And then, on the other hand, there are the less crowded places. Old buildings nobody pays a visit because there is no life anymore, thus no maintenance,…

Getting around in Lisbon — public transport

Getting a ticket Short-stay You can get a one-way metro ticket for € 1.40 at the vending machines in the metro stations. Alternatively, you can buy a € 6 daily ticket (valid 24 hours). Don’t throw away the ticket when you used it, it can be recharged in the vending machines. It’ll save you 50 cents. Instead of paying per journey, there is also the option to just charge the card with a certain amount…