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Douro River @ Porto, Portugal
101 Porto Portugal

Porto 101: Arriving & Getting Around

Portugal's second-largest urban area, located along the Douro River, dates back to 300BC and has a rich history, from being an important commercial port during the Roman Empire occupation and passing through a period of Moorish rule before being…

Alfama, Lisbon, Portugal
101 Lisbon Portugal

Lisbon 101: Arriving & Getting Around

Lisbon, the Portuguese capital, is in. The hospitality of its people, its low-cost compared to the other European capitals, warm climate, beautiful architecture, rich culture, and delicious cuisine have made Lisbon a hot destination for the last years. It…

Madrid_Palacio de Cibeles
101 Madrid Spain

Madrid 101: Arriving & Getting Around

Contrary to other European capitals, Madrid only started to grow in importance in the 16th century when it was appointed a capital. Since then, though, it has caught up with its counterparts and today is a must-visit destination full…