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Lisbon, some laughs and some learning.

Lisbon, some laughs and some learning.

I arrived in Lisbon on 2 September, 2016, full of the fresh naivety that any traveller should have when visiting a city for the first time. It doesn’t matter how much you have read, how many documentaries you have seen, taking those first steps along the footpath in a...
A Blog Post About a Blog Post About Lisbon

A Blog Post About a Blog Post About Lisbon

As a blogger, I am starting to read other people’s blogs with some interest, especially if they are about travel, and particularly if they relate to places I have been to, or want to go to. Being part of a global community, even if it is a virtual one, makes the...
Friday on the Douro, or What I Ate Today

Friday on the Douro, or What I Ate Today

Blogging is hard when you are on a cruise and the program is so jam packed that you barely have time to breathe between all the essential activities that go on from dawn to dusk. These include waking up at 7 am to see a new kind of landscape racing past, eating,...
Ten things I learned about Lisbon

Ten things I learned about Lisbon

  There is not much to dislike about Lisbon, but it’s a conundrum. As far west as Istanbul is east, somehow Lisbon is a mirror that shines Istanbulian qualities on the other side of the great European continent. Or maybe it is the other way around....