How to enjoy Portugal in the rain

May 23, 2016
After two weeks touring Europe about 25 years ago and spending huge amounts of time viewing pre-medieval paintings in Florence and elsewhere I vowed that I would never...

Death by Pastei de Nata

May 20, 2016
PASTEI DE NATA This traditional Portuguese tart is something I learned this month while in Portugal. And OMG how delicious and easy to make! INGREDIENTS 1 packet...

Finding Gina: a Portugal mystery

May 19, 2016
Show me an arrow pointing somewhere mysterious and I'm going to follow it. I'm a curious girl. Despite what they say happened to the cat. Lisbon is a lovely walking...

A day in Lisbon

May 17, 2016
Lisbon is known for its mild climate. “It snowed 50 years ago,” our guide, Sandra, told us, “and it was a mixture of chaos and spectacle.” Back in 1755 a huge...

Mateus: from candle to palace

May 16, 2016
This looks like any old European palace right? But if you’re a Boomer, think again. It’s the Portuguese palace depicted on this. Mateus Palace. Do you remember...

Cruising Portugal’s beautiful Douro River

May 2, 2016
We are on our way to Portugal this afternoon to cruise the beautiful Douro River. Friends left yesterday on a different flight and we'll meet them tomorrow night in...

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