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    HIDDEN GEMS OF SINTRA

    After spending a whole week at the seaside, it was time to say goodbye to the beachlife. I must admit we weren’t too thrilled about it and I had second thoughts about leaving the beach life behind. I said to myself “We should have extended our stay at the seaside instead of  visiting Sintra”. But it soon cleared up I was wrong. Arriving to Sintra  can be a stressful experience, no matter what form of transportation you use. Sintra is a small town in the middle of woods and mountains. All streets are narrow, steep and many of them are one-way streets. Also keep in mind Sintra is one of the top tourist…

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    BEACHES OF PORTUGAL AND HOW QUICKLY CAN THINGS GO WRONG

    One word for all of the beaches in Portugal we’ve visited – AMAZING! I loved them, every single one of them. Beaches were one of my favourite things about our trip to Portugal. As soon as we left Lisbon behind we drove way down to the South and spent a few days on a touristy Southern coast. The following days consisted of : sleeping in, eating good food, driving around in search of some beautiful beaches and enjoying each other’s company. When travelling, we always try to squeeze  in a few “rest” days, between those “go-go-go” days. Spending a few days in Albufeira deffinitely gave us that much needed rest. …