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July 2016

Inside Terraco do Marques

A Bar Between Nature & the City

If you've ever visited Lisbon, you've almost certainly passed by or visited the Parque Eduardo VII. It's a long stretch of tree-lined greenery, that is worthy of its own post,…

Convento de Cristo

Inside a Templar Castle

If you enjoyed The Da Vinci Code or are a fan of medieval history, you’ll want to put the Convento de Cristo in Tomar on your to-see list. The Templar…

Monastery of Alcobaça

Summer Diet, Portuguese Monk-style

In one of the seven wonders of Portugal and UNESCO World Heritage site, the Mosteiro de Alcobaça (Alcobaça Monastery), lies the secret to getting that beach-body we all want. In…

Tram Prazeres

Those Yellow Trams

Much like the yellow taxi cabs of New York City, the yellow trams of Lisbon are iconic. Chances are, if you're visiting Portugal's capital, you'll end up taking at least…