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Travelettes » » Picture Perfect Wine Country… in Portugal – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » Picture Perfect Wine Country… in Portugal I like wine. Not in a “Why yes, monsieur, if I spit this out of my mouth, I get a lingering sensation of toasted chamomile and tree bark” kind of way. But I enjoy a nice glass of wine. When I was in the US, I liked visiting local vineyards (shoutout to Big Cork Vineyards for making miracles happen in Maryland! YES, Maryland!) and I even made my way to Napa…

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Travelettes » » What to pack for the Transsiberian – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » What to pack for the Transsiberian Big trips often require big planning, yet it’s bound to be worth it, right? In the case of the Transsiberian and Transmongolian railway journey, I can vouch that it will be the trip of a lifetime, one you read in the books about with almost too many experiences to take in. Preparing for it is a big task and it can seem daunting. From figuring out where you want to get…

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Travelettes » » What Lies 36 Hours Away in Indonesia? The Perfect Getaway. – Sweden Travel Article

Travelettes » » What Lies 36 Hours Away in Indonesia? The Perfect Getaway. Your weekend getaway. The perfect island getaway. Blah blah blah getaway. In the vacation world, the word getaway is synonymous with a successful retreat from everyday life. But this word is everywhere. Are that many people really “getting away” from it all? And what does it even mean to “get away”? Get away from what? Your obligations? That’s any holiday. To get away from each other? That’s…

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Lisbon tips from a local – Couples Travel Article

Lisbon tips from a local It has been over 2 years since I’ve been living in Lisbon. This period has coincided pretty well with Lisbon’s tourism boom and the good and bad that come with it. Although tourism has been a boon for the Portuguese economy in general, it has also brought some downsides with it. Today I want to share with you some insider tips for Lisbon and off the beaten path recommendations that you won’t find in guidebooks.…

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