A Magical Afternoon in Sintra

After a memorable introduction to Lisbon’s cuisine and city sights, it was time for us to escape out to Sintra Natural Park, what I can best describe as a magical fantasyland. A suburb 25 kilometers to the west of Lisbon, Sintra is located in the pine covered hills of Serra de […]

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Lively Lisbon

April 9th, 2015 After buzzing on port wine in Porto, it was time to make our way to the capital city of Lisbon. After a fortunately uneventful train ride (read about our earlier train misadventures), we arrived at Lisboa Santa Apolonia station and after picking up our Lisboa cards to get […]

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Colorful Porto


Porto; Portugal’s second largest city and the world’s exclusive producer of port wine, grown and aged to perfection in the harsh climate of the region’s Douro Valley. We arrived late afternoon after our day trip to Braga and Bom Jesus do Monte and after checking into our hotel we set out on an urban […]

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