Tag Archives: Porto

Trying to drink port in Gaia

For our last day in Porto, Catarina at 4Rooms booked us a tasting/tour at a port cave in Gaia. We had also promised our new friends at Saboriccia that we would stop by for a wine tasting, so after a late … Continue reading

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ODE Porto Wine House and Cafeína

The food in Portugal is undeniably good, but in big cities like Porto (and especially in Lisboa), it seemed a little more difficult to find the good restaurants amongst the tourist destinations. In Porto, we found two that are worth … Continue reading

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Falling in love with Foz do Douro

The day looked to be only partly cloudy, so we ate some breakfast at our hotel and hopped on the bus to downtown.  We felt pretty confident about the nice weather, and had left our big winter jackets at the … Continue reading

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Porto in the Rain

It was a cold, rainy day in Porto, and we were still feeling a little fragile from our food poisoning, but we tried not to let it stop us from exploring. We walked from Foz do Douro to the Museu … Continue reading

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On to Porto

TDL and I woke in the middle of the night, in serious intestinal distress. It was most likely food poisoning from eating hotel buffet eggs. We know better; TDL even had a microbiology professor tell his class to never eat … Continue reading

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