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    19 Places You Can’t Miss in Portugal

    It only took one day to fall in love with Portugal. But, spending two months in this country really sealed the deal, and now it’s vying for the top spot as my absolute favorite…

    January 25, 2017
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    Exploring Portugal: Lisbon vs Porto

    Sometimes we have to make hard choices. Like ice cream or gelato. Beaches or mountains. Lisbon or Porto. Portugal has fast become one of my favorite countries in Europe, and Lisbon and Porto are…

    December 28, 2016
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    Sintra: A palace-packed day trip from Lisbon

    The colorful hill town of Sintra boasts three palaces, an old Moorish Castle, a gothic mansion, and miles of forested hiking paths. A trip to Sintra is a chance to view man-made beauty in peaceful,…

    October 31, 2016
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    8 Sweet Treats You Must Eat in Portugal

    You can hardly walk a block in Lisbon without passing a pastry shop. To say the Portuguese like their sweets is a bit of understatement, which means we fit right in. 🙂 We made…

    October 26, 2016
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    Quaint Cascais: A Perfect Day Trip from Lisbon

    Whenever we find ourselves walking through a quaint old town near the ocean, eventually one of us wonders aloud, “would you want to retire here?” The other responds with a list of some of…

    September 21, 2016
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    The Best Pastel de Nata in Lisbon

    Since my first visit to Lisbon last October, I’ve been trying to find something that came close to the pastel de nata, the traditional Portuguese egg tart, at Pastéis de Belém. One of the…

    August 11, 2016
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    Lessons Learned from Lisbon

    I went to Lisbon a few months back and felt like I stumbled upon a gold mine. I had a sticky situation with a visa, so it was a bit of last minute trip with…

    April 12, 2016