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October 2015


Honorato – Burgers & Gin

If you’re in Lisbon, you’ll have noticed that gin has taken the city by storm! Everywhere you go now, you’ll find gin bars. I don’t question where this trend came…


Day Trip to Tróia & Comporta

Maybe it’s the weather getting colder or my tan slowly fading, but I suddenly really miss the beach! It prompted me to write about a quick day trip I took…

Carlos Santos

Carlos Santos Shoes

  My husband knew very little about Portugal when we first met. He’s still working on the language, but has learned a great deal about the country over the last few…

Quinta da Regaleira

Quinta da Regaleira

I’ve been raving about Quinta da Regaleira since I first visited it this year. The estate can be found in the charming town of Sintra, about 30 minutes from Lisbon.…



France-what?… Francesinhas, meaning “little Frenchie”, are probably the most well-known of Porto’s many culinary delights. A calorie-loaded and tricky sandwich to make, it’s well worth the €8.25 we paid for it…