My final few busy days in Porto included trips to Aviero, the Douro Valley, and Arouca Geopark. I tasted many great wines and saw some beautiful sights and scenery. Come on in and check it out! Cheers!
Pounding the Pavement in Porto, Portugal
Join me for my first few days in Porto where I took a walking tour, enjoyed the sunset, tried a Francesinha, did my own crazy long walking tour, tasted some port wine, and walked some more! So much to see, so little time!
A Month in Almoçageme, Portugal Part 5 – The Final Chapter; Óbidos, More Hikes, and My Portugal Family!
Come wander the streets of a mediaeval town, hike a beautiful coastline, explore some cute little villages, and meet my Portugal family in this last installment from Almoçageme. Cheers!
A Month in Almoçageme, Portugal Part 4 – Moorish Castle, Pena Park & Palace, and Palacio de Monserrate
I'm back, continuing the fairytale in Sintra. This time we will visit Monserrate, the Moorish Castle, and the famous Pena Palace and Park. Please come on for lots of pictures in this magical land!
A Month in Almoçageme, Portugal Part 3 – Convento dos Capuchos and Quinta da Regaleria
Hello my friends! Please come on in to join me for the beginning of the fairytale in Sintra. With so many historical sites to see as we embrace romanticism, you are sure to be swept away...
A Month in Almoçageme, Portugal Part 2 – Visits to Cascais and Estoril
Having easy access to Cascais-Estoril, I made a couple of visits to this beautiful seaside town. Fun beaches, amazing palaces and castles, a beautiful park, delicious food....YES!
A Month in Almoçageme, Portugal Part 1 – The Coastal Hike and Around Town
Finally I found a place to settle for a month and I'm loving it! Welcome to Almoçageme, Portugal, where you will see beautiful coastlines, go on amazing hikes, and visit some truly magical sites...this is only the beginning! C'mon in and see what's happening!
Lisbon, Portugal. Stairs and Steep Hills filled with Unique Charm!
Ahh, a nice change of pace and change of scenery. It was a long journey from Tokyo to Lisbon, but I made it and the sun is shining! I'm so excited to start my European adventure and share what I find!