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A Loja da Burel - window display

Staying Warm, Cozy & Stylish

  I came across Loja da Burel a few months ago when the weather was warm. I’ve been patiently waiting for the temperatures to cool and for the autumnal weather…

Chocolataria Equador bar
Food, Shopping

Chocoholics: Proceed With Caution

  Hi. My name is Catarina and I’m a chocoholic. For those of you who share my passion for (read: addiction to) chocolate, I have exciting news! Chocolataria Equador, with…

Queima Coimbra 1944
Miscellaneous, Travel

Ribbon-Burning Street Parties

If you're lucky enough to be in Portugal in May, you may find yourself watching people burn different colored ribbons in a large, black chamber-pot. Lucky for two reasons: 1)…



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…