It’s no secret that the mindset here at Going Mobile central involves travel. However it’s accomplished, though, the travel we all do is fueled by an abiding interest in new places and the people who inhabit them.
Though several million Antarctic penguins would argue, Portugal's Algarve was once thought to be the "end of the world." Yet this much is true: The view from the Cabo de Sao Vicente (Cape of St. Vincent) is both "immense and dramatic."
The Mediterranean has a number of fine beaches, as the residents of Italy's Cinque Terre know well. But to Rick Steves, Portugal's Salema Beach "may be the most purely enjoyable beach in all of Europe.”
It's not often that you find art in places designated for public transit. Yet in Porto's São Bento train station, not only are the walls adorned with artistic blue tiles but they depict stories of Portugal's history.
It's arguably not be as scenic as its southern counterpart, Lisbon, but Portugal's northern city of Porto has a popular riverfront setting -- and a tasty specialty sandwich that will take years off your life.