No doubt, you’ll get to Portugal and see many of its terrific sights – the riverfront in Porto, the windy orange and tiled homes and streets in Lisbon, the sand and cliffs that seem to wrap around the world in the Algarve – and wonder to yourself, ‘Wait, why haven’t I heard more about this place?’
There’s a romance that washes over you when you’re slowly moving through some place that’s slowly moved from the end of its greatest era till now.Read more "Quoting John Malkovich: The Haunting, Historic Beauty of Porto"
Lisbon has the Castle, the Sao Jorge. It has the Tower of Belem and Europe’s biggest aquarium. It has the greatest nightlife in the world, the best cheese in the world (but France won’t admit that, will it?) and – if you’re in the right mood and you’re just happy enough – the best damn wine in the world, too.
But Lisbon has people. Better yet, it has Portuguese people.Read more "Why Do I Love Portugal So Much?"