Costa Vicentina · Europe · Portugal · Vila Nova de Mil Fontes

The surroundings of Vila Nova de Mil Fontes

Dear K, It’s funny you mentioned your weekend in Zambujeira do Mar. Right before the cold kicked in, I spent a weekend in Vila Nova de Mil Fontes area. I stayed at Figueirinha Ecoturismo; the name is quite self-explanatory, everything is reutilised or recycled. Even the toilet is quite peculiar… dry like a cat’s box.… Continue reading The surroundings of Vila Nova de Mil Fontes

Costa Vicentina · Europe · Portugal · Zambujeira do Mar

Zambujeira do Mar: One of Portugal’s Hidden Gems

Hi C, That swing in Amsterdam looks insane!! I’d love to experience it but I feel like I would never have the courage hahaha. Ever since I was a little girl, I went to Zambujeira do Mar, about a three hour drive from Lisbon,  every year with my grandparents as my family has a house… Continue reading Zambujeira do Mar: One of Portugal’s Hidden Gems

Lisbon · Portugal

Happy birthday, K!

Dear globetrotters, After about 4 months apart, we finally got together in Lisbon. And what better occasion that K’s birthday!!! We’re both crazy about celebrating our birthday so we always make sure everything is planned out. This year for K’s birthday, we went to LX Factory during the day. The weather was gorgeous and therefore… Continue reading Happy birthday, K!

Braga · Porto · Portugal

Portugal Wanderlust: Braga & Porto

Dear K, I’ve never had the chance to visit Toledo, but I got really excited about it after reading your letter. It looks like a cute little town with history and good food. Can’t say no to that! It’s time to tell you about the last stops of my road trip with JP (part 1, part 2,… Continue reading Portugal Wanderlust: Braga & Porto

National PArk · Parque Nacional da Peneda-Gerês · Portugal

Portugal Wanderlust: Gerês!

Dear K, It was a great surprise to find out you are spending this year in Europe as well. I’m really happy and I hope you enjoy it and take a lot of good memories back with you! The food at La Bien Aparecida looks delicious, you know I’ll want to go when I visit… Continue reading Portugal Wanderlust: Gerês!

Coimbra · Nazaré · Portugal · São Martinho do Porto

Portugal Wanderlust: Nazaré & Coimbra

Dear K, I’m really happy you’re spending this academic year in Europe. I can’t wait yo see you in Lisbon for your birthday. Maybe we can show you some of the places I’ve showed JP during our road trip (part 1, part 2 and part 3). After exploring Lisbon, we started driving North, following our… Continue reading Portugal Wanderlust: Nazaré & Coimbra

Lisbon · Portugal

Portugal: Home is Where the Heart is!

Hi C, Your adventures sound incredible! I love how I’m from Portugal and haven’t gone to 90% of the places that you’re talking about haha. I need to step up my game! I came to Portugal for two weeks on vacation to spend time with my family. The first few days have been amazing! There is… Continue reading Portugal: Home is Where the Heart is!