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Spain & Portugal: What did a two months campervan trip cost?

We loved touring around Spain and Portugal and highly recommend it.  If you’re planning your own trip to these or many other European countries these costs might be a useful guide, although WARNING – everyone’s trip is their own and everyone’s spending is different.  343 more words


Spain and Portugal campsites & overnights

In the spirit of sharing for anyone who is planning their own trip to northern Spain and Portugal, during our two months trip around these two countries we stayed on some great campsites, a few indifferent ones and a few free camping places.  955 more words


Walking and camping around the Algarve

We eventually reached the Algarve, the southern part of Portugal and although we did spend some time on the coast, we also explored the inland area of the Algarve and continued to find some good walking options, particularly in the Serra de Monchique, the wooded chain of hills in the south-western tip of Portugal.  415 more words


Solo Trip to Lisbon

I love the idea of traveling places on a whim. At work, it’s common to hear flight attendants say, “I just got back from Rio de Janeiro this morning to do this trip.” or “I’m trying to figure out how to get to Prague next month on standby.” or “What’s a good vacation place in the Caribbean?” Given my job, it would seem like it’s very easy for me to take trips. 2,278 more words


Walking in central Portugal top tips

The Serra da Estrela are another of Portugal’s inland secrets, although no secret to the Portuguese as they are known for Torre, Portugal’s highest mainland point.  590 more words


Walking and cycling tips for northern Portugal

We started our tour of Portugal in the north with an intention to gradually move south.  The Peneda-Geres National Park is in the north-western corner of Portugal and offers plenty of opportunities for outdoor pursuits.   491 more words