Archive for 'Portugal'

Goodbye 2011: Our year of travel in pictures

Posted on 31. Dec, 2011 by .

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Another amazing year is coming to an end – our 2nd as full-time travelers! It’s hard to believe just how much we have done this year…check out some of our photo highlights of 2011!

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33 Things We Love About Lisbon

Posted on 04. Oct, 2011 by .

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Lisbon turned out to by one of our favorite places so far on our travels, so after three weeks in the Portuguese capital, finding thirty-three things to shout out over the rooftops was easy! Click here for great Lisbon travel tips and beautiful pictures to get you in that Lisbon state of mind.

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Lisbon, sweet Lisbon: Our favorite breakfasts in Portugal

Posted on 01. Oct, 2011 by .

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While in Lisbon, we tested an unbelievable amount of the lip-smacking, melt-in-your-mouth Portuguese pastries for breakfast every day! **Warning! Just reading this may result in weight gain!**

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Have we been here before? San Francisco vs Lisbon

Posted on 28. Sep, 2011 by .

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Both cities are built on seven hills. They both have street cars…but the more we explored Lisbon, we uncovered just how connected these 2 (unintentional) twin cities really are! Read on to find out what else San Francisco has in common with Lisbon.

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500 days on the road: Tops & Flops of the last 100 days

Posted on 21. Sep, 2011 by .

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We have been on the road now for 500 days! Read on for some road-trippin’ highs and a couple of risky lows, plus delicious food pics and two helpful travel recommendations we have learned in these last 100 days on the road.

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500 days on the road: Reflections on the last 100 days

Posted on 20. Sep, 2011 by .

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13 September marked our 500th day on the road – it has been almost 18 months now since we started traveling and we spent the last 100 days traveling in Portugal, Canada and the U.S. Read on for a summary of our reflections and find our where we are headed next!

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Lisbon on Wheels – Get Out and Ride!

Posted on 18. Aug, 2011 by .

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Portugal’s capital city took us completely by surprise when, after booking a three-week stay on a whim, we ended up enamored by Lisbon’s allure. We would recommend exploring the region on wheels – by car, by bike and a more creative three-wheeled machine as well!

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Cities in Europe we could live in

Posted on 03. Aug, 2011 by .

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Our recent 90-day stint in Europe romanced, impressed and inspired us…it also got us thinking- If we ever do settle down, what European city could we see ourselves living in. The answer surprised even us!

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Polaroid of the week: Beautiful Lisbon, Portugal

Posted on 30. Jun, 2011 by .

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We spent three weeks exploring Portugal’s capital which surprised us with its diversity, charming tiled houses, friendly people and adorable neighborhoods.

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Polaroid of the week: The Golden Gate Bridge’s Twin Sister

Posted on 23. Jun, 2011 by .

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Who knew – Portugal has its own Golden Gate Bridge! The similarities of Lisbon’s Ponte de 25 de Abril to its twin sister in San Francisco are astonishing!

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