Cobblestone villages, fairytale castles, and gorgeous beaches – Portugal is everything you want in a European destination, and small enough you can experience it all. Port wine and the indulgent pastel de natamay have become poster representatives for Portuguese cuisine, but they’re just the tip of the custard tart.
In Lisbon, old world charm and vibrant nightlife and fantastic gastronomy awaits discovery. Challenging the capital city is Porto, a coastal city going head to head on many tick boxes – Ribeira versus Alfama old city centers, Douro versus Tagus rivers – with fierce supporters in both corners. Away from the cities, the landscape melds into gorgeous countryside peppered with little villages, stunning coastlines (Algarve is hard to miss), and picturesque vineyards.
In the 15th century, Portuguese explorers the likes of Vasco da Gama set sail from Lisbon to link the West and the Orient by sea. Isn’t it ironic, that life’s little treasures, can all be found in his homeland.
Two years since the inaugural publication, we’re back with a bigger and better 2nd edition of
Launched in April 2019, the second edition of 100 Best coffee table book highlights LuxuryHunt’s latest travel experiences in 26 countries across the globe, including in new destinations from Cuba to Kenya. The expanded 744-page publication now comes in two sizes and features the same gorgeous photography which has captured the essence of the journey since 2014. For the first time, the 2019/2020 edition of 100 BEST also features people, experiences and brands.
A series of launch events during 2019 brings the 2019/2020 100 BEST to Phuket, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Bali, Zürich, London, Chengdu and New York.