What to do and eat in Porto – Portugal
Jan28

What to do and eat in Porto – Portugal

Version française 100 % Portuguese When you enter Porto you enter the portuguese dream. You suddenly see what we all dream about when we think about Portugal : Houses clinging like oysters to the hillside, the seaside and its infinite blue color, the red roofs, the steep little streets, the good portuguese restaurants, street art all over the city… This city is vibrant and colorful ! Here we go, zoom on portugal and on Porto and...

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To do : Cycling from Coimbra to Figueira da foz through Montemor o velho
Jan26

To do : Cycling from Coimbra to Figueira da foz through Montemor o velho

Version française A super nice straight road along the Mondego river for 43 km of pure “central Portugal” Portugal can be quite challenging to cycle as it’s only up hills and mountains all over the country. But when you follow the cost or a river, it’s immediately less difficult (especially with kids). 86 km both ways or you can go back to Coimbra on a train, The last train leaves at 9.58 pm, your call!  ...

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Top things to do and eat in Coimbra – Portugal
Jan03

Top things to do and eat in Coimbra – Portugal

Version française A beautiful city full of little tiny places waiting for you to discover them Here we go, zoom on portugal and on Coimbra and follow the guide for a few days city trip.   Long walk along the “Mondego” river… … to take a step back and discover how gorgeous Coimbra is from down the hill.   Mandatory stop at “cozinha da Maria” A small restaurant only serving typical...

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Top things to do and eat in Ponte de Lima – Portugal
Dec05

Top things to do and eat in Ponte de Lima – Portugal

Version française River, nature and food Ponte de Lima is not a very touristic place but it still is one of the well known town for people who follow the “caminho do Santiago” to “Santiago de Compostela”. There aren’t many things to do around here but it’s a nice and green place where you can have a mix of nature, peacefulness and city. You might also not find a lot of cheap options to sleep there...

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Top things to do in Barcelos – Portugal
Dec02

Top things to do in Barcelos – Portugal

Version française One of my favorite ghost town ! Barcelos is not exactly a touristic kind of place and the big and old buildings covering it doesn’t make it very appealing the first time you see it… But its ghost town style definitely got me and proved me the city has potential. Follow the guide, zoom on Portugal and on Barcelos and discover my first tips for a quick visit in one day…. And in the meantime I’ll...

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Top things to do and eat in Viana do Castelo – Portugal
Nov21

Top things to do and eat in Viana do Castelo – Portugal

Version française Sea, fish and bicycle ! Viana do Castelo is a little town by the sea where you can choose between the many paying touristic activities and a few free activities where walking and cycling are involved. Nature around is gorgeous and the small villages a bit further down the cycling road definitely deserves a visit. Here you’re going to hear only about the activities including nature, prepare your bicycle and your...

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Top things to do and eat in Amarante – Portugal
Nov15

Top things to do and eat in Amarante – Portugal

Version française A calm little town surrounded by mountains for long beautiful walks in nature Amarante is a very charming “little” town (if you take only the historical center) along the Tamega river and surrounded by mountains which makes it a good starting point for walks and hikking. It seems that the key words there are something like youth, simplicity and enough ecology to get our attention with a “youth...

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Top things to do and eat in Guimarães – Portugal
Nov10

Top things to do and eat in Guimarães – Portugal

Version française A city hidding some Unesco’s Gems, beautiful houses covered with Azulejos and twisted little streets Guimarães is a very small but gorgeous city, rather quiet (except for the celebration of Saint Nicolas and the trainings before that) interested in history and tradition, quite touristic and very charming… This is the city where Portugal was born, and you can definitely feel the pride of its citizens about...

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Top things to do and eat in Braga – Portugal
Nov04

Top things to do and eat in Braga – Portugal

Version française A very surprising and interesting city Braga is a nice city full of energy where organisation goes together with resourcefulness. Here the young ones live with the old ones, the ruins face the buildings covered with pretty tiles, the deserted areas are just at the corner of the fashionable areas, underground is pushing the “in”, alternative is tickling traditions… As you can see, Braga totaly...

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Best french fries in Brussels
Nov02

Best french fries in Brussels

Version française Have you ever wondered what would be your favorite “BELGIAN fries” if you could try them all simultaneously? Well, My friends and I did it this weekend and it was fun. We were  9 and tried 4 of the most famous “baraque a frites” of Brussels: Maison Antoine – 1, place Jourdan, 1040 Etterbeek -2,7 euros for a big one Frit’Flagey – 1, place Flagey, 1050 Ixelles – 2,5 euros...

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