Sao Jorge Castle – tickets, prices, what to expect

Sao Jorge Castle

Castle Sao Jorge, on the peak of the São Jorge hill, is one of the city’s most iconic symbols. It was first built as a small fortress in the 5th century and was modified and enlarged by the Moors in the 11th century.  Over decades, the Castle transformed into a Royal Palace and underwent complete … Read more

Pena Palace – tickets, prices, what to expect

National Palace of Pena

Pena Palace, one of the most romantic castles in the world, is nestled in Southern Portugal, on top of São Pedro de Penaferrim of Sintra. The architecture, hues, and design of the Palace are truly magical, and when you’re in Sintra, you shouldn’t miss out on the opportunity to experience the magic.  The National Palace … Read more

Lisbon Zoo – tickets, prices, discounts, train, cable car

Lisbon Zoo

Lisbon Zoo (founded in 1884) helps kids and adults learn about animals, wildlife conservation, and how illegal trafficking affects our ecosystem. Located very much within the city of Lisbon, the Zoo hosts around 2000 animals of more than 300 species. This article shares everything you need to know before buying your Lisbon Zoo tickets. What … Read more

Oceanarium Lisbon – tickets, prices, what to expect

Lisbon Oceanarium

Located in the easternmost district of Lisbon, Park Nations, Lisbon Oceanarium is the second largest European Aquarium, after L’Oceanogràfic in Valencia. It can hold around 5000 cubic meters of water, providing a haven to more than 15000+ creatures from over 450 species.  The Oceanarium, built on a pier in an artificial lagoon, resembles a ship … Read more

Lisbon Cable Car – tickets, prices, what to expect

Lisbon Cable Car

Lisbon is a beautiful city endowed with rich cultural heritage sites that elevate its persona.  Labyrinthine streets in Alfama and Castelo, castles embellished on the hilltop, and the Vasco da Gama tower, the tallest skyscraper in Lisbon, are the gems of the city.  When you’re in Lisbon, there are many places you may want to … Read more

Arco da Rua Augusta – tickets, prices, what to expect

Arco da Rua Augusta

The Rua Augusta Arch, known as the ‘Arco da Rua Augusta’ in Portuguese, is a huge triumphal arch located in the heart of Lisbon. The Arch reminds us of the deadly 1755 Lisbon earthquake followed by Tsunami and fire that crushed the city, causing damage to life and property.  This monument was built to commemorate … Read more

HIPPOtrip Lisbon – tickets, prices, route, what to expect

HIPPOtrip Lisbon

Lisbon boasts soothing fado music, wonderful beaches, beautiful castles, cobbled and bustling traditional streets, and impressive art collections stored in the museums.  There are many ways to explore the hidden gems in Lisbon; you can take a bus or tram tour and keep ticking your itinerary’s travel locations.   But why not try a new mode … Read more

Monserrate Palace – tickets, prices, what to expect

Monserrate Palace

The Monserrate Palace or Palácio de Monserrate (in Portugese) is a palace located on Sintra foothills.  Romanticism and Mudéjar Moorish Revival architecture influence the Palace’s design with some Neo-Gothic elements.  In 1995, UNESCO defined the Park of Monserrate as a World Heritage Cultural Landscape, which is why a visit to the Palace is a must.  … Read more

Lisbon Tram 28 – tickets, prices, what to expect

Lisbon Tram 28

Though there are many transport facilities in Lisbon at locals’ and tourists’ disposal, there is no better way to explore Lisbon than a tram.  Tram 28 may seem old, but it is a lively and fun ride that takes you on a historical tour of Lisbon in the comfort of your seat.  Lisbon Tram 28 … Read more

Fado in Chiado – live show tickets, prices, what to expect

Fado in Chiado in Lisbon

Fado, which means fate or destiny, is one of Portugal’s most popular and loved music genres that emerged during the early 19th century.  Fado in Lisbon is a synthesis of music and poetry, which makes it more appealing and soothing.  In 2011 UNESCO added Fado to its Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of … Read more

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum – tickets, prices, what to expect

Calouste Gulbenkian Museum

Calouste Gulbenkian Foundation and Museum is where history, geography, culture, and arts converge to tell people how diverse or unique civilizations were. Ruy Jervis d’Athouguia, Pedro Cid, and Alberto Pessoa architected Museu Calouste Gulbenkian to create a perfect space for its collection. This article explains everything you should know before you purchase Calouste Gulbenkian Museum … Read more

Whale Watching in Boston – tour tickets, prices, what to expect

Whale watching cruise Boston

If you want to experience the best of New England’s marine wildlife, go for a Boston whale-watching cruise around the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.  The high-speed catamaran provides quick hop-on and hop-off service. On your Boston Whale Watching cruise, you can see some majestic marine species dip and dive into the sea.  This article … Read more

Boston Harbor Cruises – tickets, prices, what to expect

Couple enjoys a cruise in Boston

A Boston Harbor cruise is the best way to explore the historical sites, marine life, green landscape, stunning islands, and the city’s beautiful skyline. Boston Harbor city cruises give fascinating insights into the city’s culture and serene beauty.  These harbor cruise sails you around the city’s popular sites with all entertainment facilities in one place. … Read more

Franklin Park Zoo – tickets, prices, timings, what to expect

Giraffe in Zoo New England

Before electronic gadgets, cinemas, shopping malls, and cafes invaded our lives, Zoo was the most preferred destination for family outings.  Nestled in Boston, Massachusetts is Franklin Park Zoo, where you find nature and wildlife in their finest and fresh form.  In 1997, it was renamed as the New England Zoo but most of the locals … Read more

Fenway Park tours – tickets, prices, timings, what to expect

Guests on Fenway Park tour

Fenway Park, whose cornerstone was laid in 1911, is one of the oldest baseball stadiums in the United States.  Major League Baseball and sports enthusiasts have called it “America’s Most Beloved Ballpark.” This stadium is home to the Boston Red Sox and featured in movies like Good Will Hunting, Money Ball, Fever Pitch, etc. This … Read more

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum – tickets, prices, what to expect

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum

Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum is an interactive, high-tech, floating museum.  This tourist attraction is docked on the water to allow visitors to relive the moment which led to the American revolution.  The tour of the restored ships and interactive and informative documentary on the American Revolution helps you revisit colonial history.  The Boston … Read more