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Faro Food Guide: What to Try in the Algarve Capital

Faro is the Algarve's largest city and the capital of the Algarve as well. The food in Faro is a mix of both regional Algarve dishes and more national Portuguese dishes, and it's a...
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8+ Courses & Books For Reaching A1-Level of Portuguese

According to the The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR or CEFL), ability to speak, write, and understand a language can be broken into six stages: A1, A2, B1, B2, C1, and C2. A1...
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A Guide to Piri-Piri Chicken: A Definite “Must Eat” in Portugal

Piri-piri chicken is, like a lot of Portuguese cuisine, a one of Portugal's best dishes. Every restaurant and Portuguese mother has their own secret ingredient that makes their frango piri-piri the best, but overall...

Lisbon for Runners: A Guide to Running in Lisbon

Lisbon is a beautiful city, but it's definitely not a city where you can just run anywhere. The streets here are narrow and cobbled and, for a lot of the day, filled with cars,...
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12 Places to Find a Room for Rent in Lisbon

It doesn't matter whether you're a student or a professional, moving to a new city and finding a room can be hard. Although contacting people and arranging viewings is challenging, often the biggest challenge is...
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7 Options for Storing your Luggage in Lisbon

What do you do with your bags if your flight gets into Lisbon early? Some hotels will let you leave your stuff, and it's always worth asking your Airbnb host if you can drop...