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3 reasons to go on a vegan cruise – Crazy sexy fun traveler – Travel Article

02 Jan2020 If you were following my social media channels in November 2019, then you know I did a vegan cruise on the Douro river for 8 days. To be precise, I celebrated my 35th birthday there. Yay! It was a very special experience, full of finger-licking vegan food, unforgettable sceneries and new friendships. If you are still wondering if you’d enjoy a trip like this, I decided to put up a short list of top 3 reasons to…

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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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Boot Sales, Hippie Markets and Chinese Stores – Retirement Travel Article

Boot Sales, Hippie Markets and Chinese Stores cliffs by Porto de Mos, Lagos It’s been a ‘staycation’ kind of summer for us here in Lagos, Portugal, with lots of friends stopping by and making use of our guest room (if you want your friends and family to visit, just move to Portugal!) and day trips here and there.  We’ve met several new friends who have contacted us through the blog and are checking out both Portugal and the Algarve to…

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Experience Lisbon Like a Local – Spain Travel Article

Experience Lisbon Like a Local Lisbon is one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. Packed with wonderful places to visit and experience.Whilst lots of its attractions are busy with tourists there is still plenty to see in Lisbon that is off the beaten track. Away from the Avenida da Liberdade and Praça do Comércio lies the real Lisbon. The city which locals enjoy everyday.Let’s take a look at several things you can do in Lisbon, Portugal.Experience the city like a local.Watch…

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The Rhythm of Seasonal Changes & Crises – Retirement Travel Article

The Rhythm of Seasonal Changes & Crises When the calendar page turns to the first official day of summer, I begin counting the days until the first official day of fall, as if I can hurry along the seasonal changes.  I can appreciate the beauty of summer with green grass, flower blossoms and wearing flip flops, but I am not a fan of heat and humidity.  Humidity tends to suck the life out of me so when the air cools…

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Playing Twenty Questions: Life as Expats, Life as Travelers, Life in Lagos, Portugal – Part Two – Retirement Travel Article

Playing Twenty Questions: Life as Expats, Life as Travelers, Life in Lagos, Portugal – Part Two   There’s no getting around it: writing a blog is work. It takes time.  It takes discipline. It takes waiting around for a brilliant insight to hit you or an inspiring thought (a very rare event) and slogging ahead anyway when your muse is silent. However, the effort is well worth it when we hit the ‘publish’ button and add another page to our…

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Foodie Weekend in Porto – Couples Travel Article

Foodie Weekend in Porto A few weeks ago I went to Porto on a foodie and wine tour with the folks from AtWill Tours. It was a couple of days of food, wine, port, and wandering around this fantastic city. I had no preconceptions whatsoever about Porto. I went with a fresh perspective and I loved it! A city full of food, culture, architecture, and of course, the home of delicious Port, a fortified wine that if you have yet…

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