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A Day Trip from Lisbon: Sintra, Portugal

Despite the fact that our trip to Lisbon, Portugal was only for a long weekend, it is always nice to get out of the city! Portugal, and Europe in general, has the distinct advantage of being quite small and packing in lots of history, architecture and landscapes into a tiny geographic area. Just 30 minutes […]

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Eating Our Way Through Lisbon

Recently we took a trip to Portugal for a long weekend. Exploring Lisbon on foot was fantastic. But we also enjoyed the opportunity to head out of the city and explore the castles and coast of Sintra, Cascais and Cabo da Roca. Like most of our trips, the day often revolved around food. From the […]

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A Weekend Trip to Lisbon?

Last weekend Chandra and I took a trip to Lisbon. Chandra’s birthday is coming up and since I’ll be away at the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympics, I wanted to do something extra special as an early celebration. Some people thought that since we live in New York, going all the way to Portugal for only […]

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