Porto Street Scenes

We’ve been in Porto for 10 days now and it’s been surreal. We’ve met a lot more expats, locals (shop gals/guys, teachers, classmates) and visitors than we ever did in Prague/Praha and I am simply grateful. Everyone I’ve encountered has been most generous with their time, enthusiastic about being in Porto, gladly would like to […]

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A Sunny Sunday in Matosinhos

A Sunny Sunday in Matosinhos

After tip-toeing downhill the steep hills and/or polished cobblestone (why?!) of Porto on a rainy Saturday afternoon, we were relieved to find some sun and take some big steps out to Matosinhos – the seafood capital of Portugal, possibly the world. I passed a sign from the visitors center claiming the title, so it was […]

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Welcome to Porto

Welcome to Porto

It’s our second time in Portugal and every minute I’m in this country I fall madly, deeply in love. Last year, we spent some time in Lisboa and the Algarve (where I stayed an extra 10 days to learn that I’m not that fond of surfing or surfing in the cold), and this year, we’ve […]

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