Portugal

Lisbon in winter

Why Lisbon in winter is a perfect destination

Why Lisbon in winter is a perfect destination If you’re looking for the perfect destination to break up the monotony of winter, Lisbon in Portugal hits the mark. Lisbon lies in the extreme southwest of mainland Europe, in hills that face south. Winters here are mild, and the light is worth writing home about. The …

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convento de cristo

Convento de Cristo

In my travels throughout Spain the last few years I have been intrigued by the many sites associated with the Knights Templar, with their peculiar architecture and varied locations. Consequently, my curiosity regarding this mysterious half-religious half-military order had grown…