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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…

Termas de Luso
Travel

Picturesque Luso and its Perfect Spa Water

  Portugal has – in my humble opinion – what I consider to be world-class water. Everyone has their favorite water, and mine is Água de Luso (Luso water). Given…

Lisboa Story Centre ship
Travel

Lisboa Story Centre

  An interactive exhibit on the history of Lisbon is waiting to be discovered by tourists and locals alike. Millions of visitors flock to the Praça do Comércio square for…