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    • Anyone time free tomorrow (tuesday afternoon/evening) in Lisbon?

      Lisbon Dec 15, 2014 at 7:07 AM

      Hi, I'm visiting Lisbon tomorrow, is there anyone who wants to show me around a bit? Not looking for a touristic tour or anything, just to visit some nice places and nice people and have a bite and some drinks :)

      I have a car available and will stay in the Lost Inn Hostel. I'm very passionate about cooking and restaurants so if you feel like going out for a nice dinner I would totally be up for that. I can't afford to pay for everything but a couple of drinks will definitely be on me! I'll be there around 17:00/18:00 local time :)

      About myself: 28, Netherlands, working man, visiting a friend near Faro for a couple of days.

      Let me know if you feel like it!

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    • Liquor tasting near Arcos do Cachorro

      Ilha do Pico Dec 5, 2014 at 4:23 PM

      I went to a liquor tasting near the Arcos do Cachorro where there were very sweet/strong samples of locally made liquor. I forget the name of the place, wondering if anyone could help?

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    • Place to Store Luggage ?

      Aveiro Dec 10, 2014 at 1:44 PM

      Hi All...I would be Travelling to Portugal Post christmas and would like to know if there is any option to keep luggage in Aveiro for half day so that i can head back to Lisbon. Its bit to explore the city along with the bags.

      Any help is much appreciated.

      ManyThanks,
      Sadha

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    • Taxis outside the railwat station in Vila Real San Antonio.

      Vila Real de Santo António Dec 8, 2014 at 3:30 PM

      I will be arriving at VRSA Railway station next Monday afternoon and will need a taxi to Hotel Apolo.
      Do taxis wait outside the station when the trains from Faro arrive?

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    • Intercontinental Hotel; Rossio Garden Hotel

      Lisbon Nov 21, 2014 at 5:35 PM

      Is either of the above hotels anywhere near the Altis Grand? I think the first one was recently renamed the Intercontinental but I don't know what it was called before that.

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    • Traveling alone

      Lisbon Dec 10, 2014 at 3:33 PM

      I am a black female looking to travel to Lisbon alone. Would you say it is safe for me to do so??

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    • Salamanca to Porto

      Portugal Dec 15, 2014 at 9:09 AM

      I've been researching the train and bus options to get from Salamanca to Porto. It seems that the train requires a transfer and the bus (ALSA) only has one departure a day. Any other options to get from one city to the other?
      Thank you.

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    • Information required for this city

      Lisbon Dec 4, 2014 at 9:11 AM

      I last visited Lisbon over 30 years ago so it would have changed dramatically.
      1. I would like to get from the airport to a hotel in Lisbon city centre by train or bus. Which one do you recommend and what are the costs?
      2. I am looking for a decent three star hotel, comfortable but as we will be out and about all the time a clean hotel for sleeping. Can you recommend a reasonably priced one that enable my wife and I to get around.
      3. I have heard that the areas across the Tagus are dirty and rundown as well as the ferries. Is this the case or not? I remember going across the river and eating at some very nice restaurants. Is it recommended to visit this area or not?
      4. I am taking the overnight train from Lisbon to Madrid. How far is the main train station from the city centre?
      5. When is the best time to book this train and what are the costs of tickets? We will be visiting Lisbon inlate September 2015.

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    • Transport from airport to hotel

      by Katiereaney Online Now Jun 11, 2013 at 4:20 AM

      We are a family of 5 arriving independently at Poarot Santo the airport 3rd July and are interested to know the travel options for getting to pestana hotel and the prices Is there a bus or coach option?

    • cost of taxi/bus

      by grlynn Online Now Mar 10, 2013 at 1:03 PM

      we have booked into quinto do serreda hotel in may,and would like to know about taxi or bus fares from hotel to town/beach,any info would be appreciated

      4 Answers May 20, 2013 at 2:30 PM
    • porugal

      by maryjhall Online Now Jan 14, 2013 at 1:46 PM

      from where can i hire a wheelchair for 2 weeks holiday in the island of Porto Santo? thank you mary

      3 Answers Jan 15, 2013 at 9:04 PM
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      weather in december/january

      by call_me_rhia Online Now Sep 17, 2011 at 8:55 AM

      hello
      has anyone been there at that time of the year and can tell us how warm will it be during the day?
      we also accept recemmondations about hotels: has to be right on the beach - though, be kid-friendly and NOT have only a buffet restaurant.
      thank a million for any help

      rh.

      1 Answer Sep 17, 2011 at 4:17 PM
    • Porto Santo Beach in July

      by christine641960 Online Now Jan 31, 2008 at 2:54 AM

      Hi
      This maybe a silly question but; -
      We were thinking of going to Porto Santo for the 1st week in July. How busy do the beaches get as I have been told that the Portugese take advantage of this lovely island at this time of year. Being a small Island I wasnt sure.
      Thanks
      Chris