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What Makes Sintra so Special?

There are hundreds of articles written about Sintra so there is not a lot I can add. However, we have met quite some people who are doubting and even deciding not to go to Sintra as they feel it is too touristic and overcrowded. Yes, these statements are true, but they are also true about Disneyland and that’s also an awesome place to visit, at least once in your life. So, not going is a BIG mistake as Sintra is a Magical Wonderland. But without Mickey Mouse… Read more

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What Is Porco Preto: the Portuguese Black Iberian Pig?

If not already on your list of top things to do in Portugal, one definite must do is treating yourself to some delicious Porco Preto. This melt-in-your-mouth pork of the unique Iberian black pig is some of the best pork you will have in your life! It’s funny how you know of a product like Iberian ham: that it’s expensive, and tastes incredible. But, you actually have no idea where it comes from and why it is so delicious. Read more

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How to Spend One Perfect Summer Day in Porto

During the summer, I stayed one month in Porto to study Portuguese. This gave me the unique opportunity to get to know Porto really well. You can easily spend 3-4 days in Porto on a city trip and I certainly advise that. But, some parts of Porto really stood out to me and made me fall in love with Porto. This article is an itinerary as if you would only have one day to experience the absolute best Porto has to offer. Let me tell you how to spend one perfect summer day in Porto. Read more

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Baleal Island Peniche

Even though Baleal connects to the mainland of Portugal by a small stretch of sand, it is still an island. The second you step onto it, the whole vibe changes. Having been an island dweller for over 10 years, it feels right at home. Read more

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