5 Reasons Why Portugal Is Every Fashion Girl’s Next Destination


When fashionable locations come to mind, cities such as Paris or Milan are immediately brought up. However, there is one underrated country that deserves equal attention for its rising shopping scene and Instagram-worthy spots: Portugal.

1. Shopping

Shopping in Cascai
Shopping in Cascai
With locally made items by emerging designers, the country is gaining recognition for its fashion industry. Boutiques that sell clothing items, accessories, decorative items and more are starting to spread around cities like Lisbon.

2. The Wine

The Cellar at Blandys
The Cellar at Blandys
Why not have Portugal’s national drink (port or porto) with your meals when you visit? From pricey 100-year-bottles to more affordable ones, the majority of restaurants sell different varieties of this drink.

3. The Beaches

Bordeira beach Algarve Portugal
Bordeira beach Algarve Portugal
Portugal’s climate is a dream, as it is described to be idyllic by many. This makes it perfect to take a trip to the beach, with a number of quality seaside resorts to choose from. The view of its exquisite coastline makes your trip even more worth it.

4. The Architecture/History

Alfama, Lisbon
Alfama, Lisbon
To inspire you for your next Instagram post, why not do a little exploring to appreciate the country’s exquisite architecture? The Mosterio dos Jeronimos, for example, is considered a must-see for tourists, as it is one of the country’s most cherished churches. In the charming town of Tomar, you can also find the mysterious Convento do Cristo.

5. Fun Hightlife

Albufeira Day Night Party
Albufeira Day Night Party
Last but not the least, experience a one-of-a-kind adventure by partying in cities such as Lisbon and Porto. Interestingly, the country’s clubbing scene is also growing an inclination towards Afro-house music.



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