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The First Port 'O Call

A lot has happened in the past month, which means there’s a lot to write about. Unfortunately, I’ve been pretty lazy with blogging, but that just means there will be a lot of exciting posts about traveling in the next few weeks! 1,346 more words


The Portuguese Francesinha pavilion I had set up for the #Expo2015 in Milan

The expo, or universal exhibition, is one of those events where flags are let waved. I cannot avoid to be fascinated. The idea of supremacy of technology and the competition among the nations (previously colonial powers) for the most cutting edge technology and innovation stand with affectation under the idea of setting up unusual stands. 954 more words

The Portuguese Kitchen - Part 1: Meals and Meat

A cozinha portuguesa …

With my parents coming to Porto in less than 3 weeks, I’m starting to think deeply about how I want to show them the country I fall in love with – and one of the first things coming in mind is, the Portuguese kitchen. 539 more words


The (mis)Adventures of the Sud Express and northern Portugal

April 5th- 7th, 2015

After boarding our overnight train, the Sud Express, in San Sebastian we settled into our private berths as we began to chug southwest toward Lisbon watching the sun set over the verdant hills through our cabin window. 1,027 more words


Francesinha: Porto's Powerful Sandwich

On my first night in Porto I met up with my new friends Melissa and Justin whom I met on my flight from Lisbon and their friend Christie for dinner. 312 more words


[Portugal] Francesinha, the tasty sandwich from Oporto / [葡萄牙] 邪惡的Francsinha

Francesinha (literally means little french lady) is the name of the dish we had the last night in Porto as it’s a signature dish of the north. 262 more words


Porto, that beautiful city!

‘Antiga, Mui Nobre, Sempre Leal E Invicta Cidade do Porto’

This is the motto of Porto, a city full of history, great wine, food, various cultures and some of nicest people around the world. 428 more words