Portugal

The magical Algarve coast – Finland Travel Blog – Best Places to Visit in Europe – Finland Travel Article

The magical Algarve coast – Finland Travel Blog – Best Places to Visit in Europe One of the best experiences in Europe for me, is the Algarve coast in southern Portugal. I have been several times and it never stops to surprise me. The sun kissed rugged cliffs overlooking the sparkling Atlantic Ocean, the never-ending natural caves, sinkholes, and arches formed by thousands of years of waves and winds eroding the limestone. On top of this, the coast offers some…

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Coronavirus & The Cards We’re Dealt – Retirement Travel Article

Coronavirus & The Cards We’re Dealt Coronavirus outbreak, it’s the headline being heard around the world. Wherever you are in this vast world of ours, you’ve surely read the headlines, or listened to a broadcast, about the spread of the virus. The news is inescapable. Life is What Happens When… If you’ve been following us for a while, you already know my go to motto in life is… life is what happens to you while you’re busy making other plans.…

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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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