Azores 2016, a Tale of Three Returns (Part 3)

One of the rare cases when a blog post jumps from my travel journal straight to publishing with very little editing. Some stories are best told raw.

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Tips for One (Artistic) Weekend in Pico Island

Find out where to stay, where to eat, and a handful of unexpected cultural events for one (artistic) weekend in Pico Island, the Azores.

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Things to do for Cultural Tourism in Portugal

Find out some of the best things to do for cultural tourism in Portugal, by region. Includes events you can’t miss and what’s happening in each season.

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The Most Popular Places to See in Lisbon for Bibliophiles

Searching for a bookstore to lose track of time or want to know more about an author? Look at the most popular places to see in Lisbon for bibliophiles.

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Azores 2016, a Tale of Three Returns (Part Two)

One of the rare cases when a blog post jumps from my travel journal straight to publishing with very little editing. Some stories are best told raw.

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5 of My Favorite Portuguese Novels Translated into English

You’ll learn more about a country through its literature than through its History books. These are my favorite Portuguese novels translated into English.

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On the Gentrification of Lisbon

My personal thoughts on the fragile balance between tourism and the local residents in Lisbon.

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Azores 2016, a Tale of Three Returns (Part One)

One of the rare cases when a blog post jumps from my travel journal straight to publishing with very little editing. Some stories are best told raw.

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Cultural Places to Visit in Europe in the Spring

What are some of the best cultural places to visit in Europe in the Spring? Check out my suggestions for your cultural trip to Europe this Spring.

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Best Offbeat Destinations to Celebrate Carnaval

“Like Mardi Gras and Halloween rolled into a public party at the Playboy mansion, Rio during Carnaval is like no other place on earth. And the freak-flags fly like the color guard of an invading army.” – James Schannep, “Murdered*” In a nutshell, that is pretty much the image that comes to everyone’s mind when

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