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Porto on a plate

Porto on a plate: a perfect day in Portugal’s food capital When it comes to talent in the kitchen, Porto knows few rivals in Portugal. With the Atlantic on its doorstep, the Douro vineyards rolling east and the Trás-os-Montes producing smoked meats in its fumeiros and tangy cheeses – the city cherry picks the finest regional produce. So loosen the belt and prepare to scoff and slurp your way around our favourite spots in Porto: this is one perfect day for food lovers. Market […]

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The winter is coming!

The winter is coming! But nothing will stop you from traveling to Porto. This is the motto of House Stark, the lords of the north of Westeros from the Game of Thrones, but here in the north of Portugal it will not be so sinister as in the series because we are always prepared to receive the cold season of the year. Let’s talk about your Winter in Oporto and what you can do if you choose to come at this […]

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A LONG WEEKEND IN PORTO

I didn’t travel to Porto for its wine, nor did I travel to Porto for its delicious sea food, or its beautiful churches and towers all covered in Azule tiles. I traveled to Porto mostly because I had an image in my mind of colorful low-rise buildings streaming down the hills all the way to the river ; an image I had to see in my own eyes and shoot with my camera. (like the one above) An IMAGE…This is […]

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Portugal I absolutely LOVE Portugal. The people are friendly, the food is delicious and, of course, the wine is to die for. I got to spend a good amount of time exploring a few cities in Portugal and can’t wait to return. Destinations: Lisbon, Porto, Braga   by  Kiersten from The Blond Abroad     (We go around the web trying to find what travel bloggers say about our country, but especially about our city, Porto. This blog post is […]

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Ten European Destinations for Female Travelers

When it comes to European travel, there are certain places that are naturally more welcoming or easier for visitors, and this is particularly the case for female travelers. Europe is a continent that is generally very safe with low levels of crime and a respectful attitude towards women, but naturally, this can be felt more strongly in some places than others. Whether you are looking for a destination for a solo female trip, a trip with your girlfriends, or want somewhere that will […]

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Once the “big day” has been celebrated and the knot has been tied, most couples head off on their honeymoon. A chance to travel to an exotic destination and enjoy a romantic trip for two is a dream come true. There’s just one problem. That wedding was expensive, right? But, even after a big wedding, there’s no need to skimp on a honeymoon. There are plenty of budget-friendly honeymoon destinations around the world that offer a romantic getaway without breaking the bank. Aside from the cost of flights, these […]

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Best Hotel Pools Around the World

As a bikini-obsessed traveler, I’ve made it my mission to seek out jaw-dropping hotel pools wherever I go. Some of the best hotel pools around the world feature incredible infinity edges, offer beach front views and reach epic heights. I’ve put together a list of some of the best hotel pools that I’ve visited in my travels as well as some that are on my personal bucket list. Let’s dive in! Upper House Gothenburg, SwedenUpper House is a small, modern 5 star hotel […]

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Pretty Buildings Along The Douro

These pretty buildings along the Douro are in Porto, Portugal. The Douro is the river that divides Porto from Villa Nova de Gaia. Up this river you will find the Alto Douro region, a UNESCO World Heritage site, famous for wine growing. In the past, wine was transported down the river and stored in cellars just across the river from these buildings. Porto is also famous for a particular type of wine. (Take a wildguess.) Yep. Port wine! FUN FACT: For Harry […]

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