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.
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
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
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
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
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.