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Portugal’s Pousadas

March 14th, 2021 I’ve got a little secret for you today. It’s been a fun week full of posts from Lisbon and southern Portugal. If you’re inspired and thinking about a visit to the country, I hope you’ll consider Portugal’s Pousadas when booking your accommodations. Pestana operates the website for Portugals’ pousadas which are “monument and historic hotels.” Their collection

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Catrineta in Carvoeiro

March 2nd, 2021 Today we’re continuing our wander through the Algarve with a stop in sunny Carvoeiro. We LOVED our two-night stay here at Algar Seco Parque, located on the cliffs overlooking the ocean. The complex has studios, suites catrineta (♥), apartments, bungalows and villas within a beautifully landscaped site. Rates are reasonable for such comfortable accommodations (with kitchens) —

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Sintra’s Castle of the Moors

February 27th, 2021 After yesterday’s tour through Pena Palace, today we’re continuing the journey at neighboring Castelo dos Mouros, or Castle of the Moors. The contrast between these neighboring mountaintop forts could not be greater — one colorful and ostentatious to the south; the other rugged and bare to the north. They do share one thing in common — a

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