Bolo de Bolacha
Food

The Easy Peasy Portuguese-y Bolo de Bolacha

  Cakes have always been extremely popular on special occasions and celebrations in Portugal: orange, lemon, and other fruit cakes are just some of the traditional flavors. Breaking from this…

Restaurante António Padeiro desserts
Food

Visiting Alcobaça? Eat at António Padeiro

  I had lunch at Restaurante António Padeiro in a recent visit to Alcobaça in central Portugal. The food was recommended, but I wasn’t sure what exactly to expect. So…

Seven Hills wall display
Shopping

Seven Hills: Not Your Average Souvenir Store

  It’s not difficult to inadvertently fall into tourist traps when you’re visiting the touristy parts of Lisbon. Sadly, there are more tasteless shops with their tacky, made in China…

Outside Pastelaria D. Duarte
Food, Travel

A Little Café Spot in Viseu

  It’s not difficult to find good food in Portugal. Breakfast, however, has traditionally been a low-key meal for Portuguese people, so tourists may not always be overly impressed with…