The Anatomy of the Perfect Tour Guide

I’ve had a good number of guides over the years. Most were pretty good, just a few were bad and some stood out as excellent. I have bad news for all of you: you have all been outclassed. Don’t take it too hard. It turns out that the perfect tour guide has almost 50 years[…]

Chiado Lisbon Portugal

Chiado – A little bit of everything in Lisbon, Portugal

No matter what city you are traveling to, city trips often have similar characteristics: Seeing as many monuments as possible Going off the typical “tourist trail” Visit at least one museum Shopping Experience the nightlife And what all city travelers usually also have in common is time pressure, as the stays are often not longer[…]

The Algarve – How to Leave Your Hotel

The Algarve is a truly beautiful setting for a holiday abroad, and with such a huge amount of great hotel accommodation on the tranquil coastline, you can often feel so relaxed in the warm weather and relaxed atmosphere of your hotel that it is difficult to leave! However, there are so many ways to enjoy[…]