Posts about Portugal

144 + 24 hours in Aveiro

144 doesn't sound like a lot, but most tourists barely spend even 24 hours here. Aveiro is dubbed the "Venice of Portugal" but after spending some time here, we think Aveiro is its own city...

One Month

One month already! It goes by so quickly. Our plans were originally to bounce around between at least 2 countries. It IS a month after all. But after a week or two, we decided to stay in...

We Left Our Hearts in Porto.

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Porto. It's a great city with more character than Lisbon. Mainly because the city had survived the 1755 earthquake unlike Lisboa. The streets meander through narrow corridors, passing by many...

Our Own Swimmin’ Hole

Day 2 in Geres and Vicki and I wanted to see the waterfall nearby. We've walked around in Ermida and it's pretty cool. It's a small town and they are fairly self sustaining. Everyone that...

Underneath the Sun: Lisboa

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Our first destination - Lisbon, actually Lisboa (I will never call it Lisbon again and I will tell you why later). From a North American standpoint, little is known about...