Portugal boasts plenty of coastline and there is a stretch of sand to suit everyone.
One of the best sunset beaches in the country is Praia da Adraga, near Lisbon. It’s the most westerly beach in mainland Europe and it’s popular among surfers. Head to the Azenhas do Mar restaurant for a sundowner to get the full experience.
Up near Porto is Miramar beach, which offers huge expanses of sand as well as a small white chapel. It’s only seven miles from the city, so you can easily get there in a day.
Praia de Mira in Figueira da Foz is a popular spot thanks to its privileged location between the sea and a lagoon. There are lots of cafés for eating and drinking, pine trails through the nearby forest for biking, and paddleboats for hire. You can also book a table at one of the sophisticated restaurants if you are in the market for a treat meal.
You’ll have to take a catamaran to reach it, but the Troia peninsula near Setubal is well worth the effort. There are 18 kilometers of beaches to explore in the area as well as regular boat trips to see local dolphins.
Just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., with some of the most beautiful views of the nation’s capital, Alexandria, Virginia, is one of the most endearing small cities in America. From the historic charm of Old Town to the artistic development of the waterfront and the bohemian flair of Del Ray, Alexandria has something for everyone. With increased attention comes an ever-exploding culinary scene and, despite its size, Alexandria already overflows with excellent options. These five will give you the best representation of the city’s diverse scene.
Once business concludes, a world of wonder awaits in many of Italy’s incredible cities.
Picking a destination is perhaps the most important part of planning a trip with your family. If your group includes small children, there are some destinations better suited to your needs than others. Consider these spots for your next trip with the little ones.
While your first inclination might be panic when you map out the various appointments and meetings on your upcoming business trip, relax. Trust us, a rental car has you covered.
Start your day with breakfast at a colorful eatery: Good Morning Mama’s Cafe. Breakfast is served all day and includes tantalizing options like Italian fried biscuits rolled in sugar and cinnamon, and So-Bro chicken, which includes country-fried chicken, home fries, sausage gravy, eggs and a biscuit. You’ll spend less than $15 for most breakfast items.