Porto has that decaying decadence that you think of with Havana, but with amazing food, beautiful azulejos and a hopping wine country and port trade on the river. Zone out and spend 3 minutes with me checking out my time in Porto, Portugal.
I’ve stayed at many incredible hotels around the world, but Lisbon’s Palácio Belmonte is truly like no other. Check out my article on the property for Fathom. Trust me, once you check in, you’ll never want to leave.
The first of many love-fests to come on the country, I share Why You Should Book a Flight to Portugal ASAP on Popsugar.com.
While in Lisbon, I stayed at the famed Palacio Belmonte. This place was so hard to leave that I actually ended up spending an extra day in Lisbon with my mom. Check out a small bit of what it was like waking up in the Padre Himalaya suite in the video above and here’s a sneak peak.
It was definitely a milestone birthday as I went to sleep in New York City, woke up in London and was in Porto in time for a delicious Portuguese home-style birthday dinner.