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Friday Photo March 20, 2015

This Friday Photo goes out to Porto Portugal, known for the blue tiles that decorate the interior and exterior of many buildings throughout the city. This tile is from inside of the São Bento Railway Station. It’s interior is covered with 20 thousand blue “Azulejo” tile depicting historical and landscape themes. The station is easy to […]
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Things To Do in Porto Portugal

10 Things To Do In Porto Portugal

Porto is Portugal’s second largest city. With roughly 200,000 inhabitants it is less than half the size of it’s rival city and capital of Portugal, Lisbon. But arguably Porto’s smaller size is part of its charm. During your stay you will find a city with a rich history and fierce pride as it shoulders an economic […]
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Moorsish Castle in Sintra Portugal

Sintra – Palaces and Secret Passages Await You

Sintra is a UNESCO World Heritage site, filled with amazing architecture from the 12th to the 19th Century, and is only about 40 minutes away by train. Going there as a day trip was the first recommendation we received when asking locals what we should do during our stay. Needless to say, we took the trip. Twice. And […]
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Eduardo Park Lisbon Portugal

12 Things To Do In Lisbon Portugal

Lisbon Portugal is a vibrant European City with a rich history and numerous sights to entice visitors from around the world. Here is a list of must-see places if you get the opportunity to visit: 1. Look Down the Portuguese Pavement The first thing to see in Lisbon is as easy as watching your step. Some […]
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Cooking Lisbon Cooking Class

Cooking Lisbon Cooking Class: Deliciously Fun

Sean and I recently took a cooking class with Cooking Lisbon and found we came out with a lot more than full stomachs and a handful of recipes.  We met some wonderful people, got some great travel advice and learned things about the food and culture of Lisbon that made us feel more connected to the […]
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lisbonwaterfront

Lisbon, Portugal – Along The Waterfront

Any visit to Lisbon should include a wandering along the waterfront. Along the Tagus (Tejo) river, you will find everything from Lisbon’s highly acclaimed aquarium to numerous outdoor cafes, along with some of Lisbon’s most famed tourist attractions. Exploring the Belem Region alone can take a good part of the day. Belem is an area to […]
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