Tag Archives: Portugal
Cascais Portugal

Cascais, A Destination In Portugal You Haven’t Explored

BY ELIZABETH BEZVERKHA Cascais, a small resort town near Lisbon, left me with the most inspiring photographs in my phone library. As you walk through the city, it is difficult not to bump into tourists, who stop every next step to capture the scenery. At the same time as being overcrowded, you can find complete […]

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Lisbon Portugal the view

10 Reasons Why You Need To Visit (And Possibly Move To) Lisbon Right Now!

BY NADIA CHO 1. The coast Lisbon is located along the southwestern coast of the beautiful country of Portugal. This means that the bright sky-blue water of the Tagus River is (almost) always visible within the city, and the relaxing beaches of Carcavelos, Caiscais, and many more are only a metro ride away. 2. The […]

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Porto Lookbook: O Porto! A City of Fantasy

BY NADIA CHO Porto is Portugal’s second largest city, embedded alongside the River Douro and the Atlantic Ocean on the northwestern coast of the country. Porto historically served as the commercial port of the Romans and launched the exploratory maritime voyages of the Portuguese, where the Liberal Revolution started in 1820. It’s also where J.K. […]

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Around The World In 10 Nirvana Inducing Desserts

BY DESIREE CONSTANCE CHOY Disclaimer: A napkin is advised, as you may begin drooling over your keyboard. Reason #987 to travel: dessert! Traveling is the perfect way to explore different cuisines and tastes, and for sweet tooths like me, there’s nothing better than experiencing new sugary treats. Below is a list of some of my all […]

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20 Destinations That Define The New Cool In 2014

BY WENDY HUNG Fifteen years ago, everyone was flocking to Bali. A leisure vacation in the Indonesian island was uber hip, utterly jetset. A decade ago, Dubai was the ultimate…everything. If you stayed at Burj al Arab, then you were sitting at the top of an in-crowd. Five years ago, Costa Rica was suddenly on every […]

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Sintra Portugal

Getting Lost in the Magical Gardens of Sintra

BY DESIREE CONSTANCE CHOY If you’ve ever watched a Harry Potter film, you probably have a pretty good idea of what an enchanted castle or magical forest looks like. While I’ve always ooh-ed and aah-ed at these scenes on the big screen, I accepted long ago that these intricate and enchanted places exist only in the […]

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Florence Duomo Italy

8 Awesome Travel Photos To Get You Through Monday

BY DESIREE CONSTANCE CHOY 1. The sun rising over the Belém Tower, Portugal   2. View of over Florence and a glimpse of the Duomo   3. Fresh Lahmacun, or Turkish Pizza, from Istanbul   4. The clear waters of Formentera, Ibiza’s sister island 5. Tomato selection at La Boqueria in Barcelona   6. The Amsterdam […]

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