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Why You Should Visit Baleal and Ferrel: Two Small Towns That Are Making Big Waves

September 5, 2019

When people ask me about Portugal, they always want to know if I prefer Lisbon or Porto. My answer? Neither. I love both cities, but I’d rather spend my time in between them. Right in the middle of Portugal’s Atlantic coast, on the very edge of continental Europe, lie some of my favorite places in […]

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Viseu: Sweet Treats and Bicycles

July 9, 2019

Viseu is a great destination on its own, but a 50-km bike ride thrown in makes a trip to the area even better. Here’s the what and the how.

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Bacalhôa Buddha Eden: A Little Peace For Everyone

May 7, 2019

Portugal is technically a Catholic country, but the 6000-tons worth of Buddha statues sitting just an hour outside of Lisbon would suggest otherwise.

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Hiking Around the Santuário da Peninha in Sintra

March 28, 2019

The mountaintops of Sintra are shrouded in mystery, magic, and, more often than not, fog. When it’s beach weather in Lisbon and the nearby town of Cascais, it’s likely misty and sometimes even hailing up at the top of the hills. But don’t let that deter you from exploring them. In fact, what makes hiking […]

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Rock Climbing Around Lisbon — and Beyond, a Part II of Sorts

March 18, 2019

Our favorite crag has been getting crowded so we’d like to reveal a few more places you can climb outdoors within just an hour’s drive from Lisbon.

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Living Large: A Walk Through Portugal dos Pequenitos

February 25, 2019

If you’ve ever wondered how Gulliver felt in Lilliput, or you want a crash course in portuguese architecture, Portugal dos Pequenitos is for you.

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Carnival Portuguese Style: the Caretos

February 20, 2019

Dating back to the Celts, the caretos are perhaps the oldest tradition alive today in Portugal though for many years the practice became nearly extinct.

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