An 8-Day Solo Trip Itinerary for Barcelona, Lisbon, and Albufeira

An 8-Day Solo Trip Itinerary for Barcelona, Lisbon, and Albufeira

I took an 8-day (partial) solo trip to Barcelona, Lisbon and Albufeira the first week of July and had an incredible time exploring these wonderful cities. Many friends have asked how I got around by myself and what I did on my trip, so here is a detailed itinerary of things to do and where to go if you are considering a similar trip.

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First Class Train Experience from Lisbon to Albufeira (Algarve Region) in Portugal

First Class Train Experience from Lisbon to Albufeira (Algarve Region) in Portugal

Since I was visiting Lisbon, I knew I wanted to make my way down south to visit the amazing beaches of Portugal. The question was how I was going to get there. My three choices were renting a car, catching the bus or riding the train. I decided to take the train and really enjoyed my First Class experience.

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A Great Stay in Lisbon Portugal at Chiado Arty Flats Boutique Hotel

A Great Stay in Lisbon Portugal at Chiado Arty Flats Boutique Hotel

When I was looking for a place to stay in Lisbon, Portugal, I knew I wanted to stay in the Chiado or Bairro Alto area since it was central to mostly everything and known to be the trendy neighborhoods. I searched on Booking.com and Chiado Arty Flats had one of the highest ratings with excellent reviews, so I knew I had to stay here.

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