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5 Specialty Coffee Shops in Porto, Portugal

5 Specialty Coffee Shops in Porto, Portugal

I can’t exactly pin point when did specialty coffee enter my life, but man, am I glad it happened! Gone are the days when I was ordering “a long espresso with milk”, my present looks like a “flat white” now! However, without entering in the […]

Day trip from Lisbon: Cascais

Day trip from Lisbon: Cascais

What’s up everyone? I’m looking out the window how snow keeps silently covering the streets of my hometown while isolating myself in the warm inside of my home. It feels like just yesterday we were surfing the waves in sunny Costa de Caparica and binge eating […]

Sun, surf and pastel de nata = Lisbon

Sun, surf and pastel de nata = Lisbon

The first snowflakes are falling over my hometown so what a better time than this to remember my trip to sunny Lisbon and cry inside? 😉 So, back at the end of August we embarked on a 4-hour flight from Budapest to Lisbon, where we were going […]

A city with a thousand faces

A city with a thousand faces

Saudade, a Portuguese word that cannot find its direct equivalent in English. Emptiness. Sadness. Happiness. Longing. Memories. A vague and constant desire for something that does not and probably cannot exist.  There’s a feeling of saudade haunting each of the beautiful streets of Lisbon, a city that hid […]

Where the land ends and the sea begins: Cabo da Roca

Where the land ends and the sea begins: Cabo da Roca

“Aqui, onde a terra se acaba e o mar começa…” [Here, where the land ends and the sea begins…] – Luís de Camões, Os Lusíadas There’s something extremely fascinating that I find about the vast expanses of water, which never ceases to make me look for more […]