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After being introduced to the blue tile obsession that seems to appear in Portuguese towns in Lisbon, I have to say I enjoyed spotting this aspect of architecture in Porto (or Oporto) also. 550 more words


Francesinha Sandwich

This sandwich is so special it deserves it’s own post. It’s like a grilled cheese sandwich, but on steroids… with the cheese on the outside and covered in a dreamy tomato sauce which, I was told, is different at each restaurant. 92 more words

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Going to Oporto? Dine Like a Local

When I finally arrived at my hotel I was starving!! It was already after 1pm and all I had eaten was a lousy airport croissant, so the first thing I asked the receptionist was “Where should I eat?” Her response was immediate. 229 more words

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Skater Boy

Two weeks ago I was on a Photography short course with Daniel Camacho and one of our “models” were these boys skating next to Casa da Música, in Oporto. 41 more words


City Life- An Apartment Suite in Oporto, Portugal

In Oporto I was lucky enough to be staying in a fantastic apartment suite- Flores Village Hotel and Spa. 

My trip started off… rocky. I kept getting lost on the ways to the hotel and I wandered from wifi hotspot to wifi hotspot trying to figure out which way to go. 355 more words

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