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Why The Guesthouse Built By This Traveler Is Music To Our Ears

BY GENNARO SERRA Every so often, we love to bring you stories of inspiring travelers who are making dreams come true. Gennaro’s journey around the world is an inspiring one: climbing Mt Everest, breaking world records, and now he’s building a guesthouse to welcome other travelers with music. I hope you’ll be motivated by his […]

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15 Must-Do’s That Guarantee Your Best Porto Moments

BY WENDY HUNG Retro, colorful, yet relaxing. Get inspired in Porto by indulging in these 15 must-do’s! Facebook/Serralves 1. Capture your postcard moment at Cais de Gaia. Av. Ramos Pinto, 4400-261 Vila Nova de Gaia, Portugal (map) When in France, you’ve got to take a photo of the Eiffel Tower, right? When in Porto, you’ve got to snapshot your […]

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Top 5 Places To Get Your Grub On In Porto, Portugal

BY WENDY HUNG Indulge in amazing porto, bacalhau, and francesinha! We’ve hand-picked restaurants in Porto that highlight local gastronomy, along with gorgeous wine menus. Bon appetit, or aproveite sua refeição! Jetset Times/Nadia Cho 1. Cantinho do Avillez Porto – Best Casual Dining $$$$ R. de Mouzinho da Silveira 166, Portugal (map, website) If we won’t stop raving about Michelin-starred Portuguese Chef José […]

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#Jetset24Hours: Lisbon, Portugal

BY NADIA CHO 1. Have breakfast at a terrace in Al Fama. There’s nothing like the calm and colorful surroundings of Al Fama to start your day. Sit down at one of the café terraces you find in between the winding alleyways, by the Miraduoro Das Portas do Sol overlooking the ocean, or at the […]

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EXCLUSIVE! Meet José Avillez, Portugal’s Trailblazing Chef

BY NADIA CHO Within a decade, José Avillez has become Portugal’s premier chef and unstoppable entrepreneur. With 5 restaurants, 2 Michelin stars, cookbooks, wines, TV and radio shows, he is nothing short of an icon within Portugal and in the international culinary community. SEE ALSO: 10 Reasons Why You Need To Visit (And Possibly Move To) […]

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Mid-Atlantic Thoughts From A Sailing Yacht

BY GEMMA HARRIS For me, the moment you step outside your comfort zone is when adventure truly begins. Sitting in the Azores with 1,800 miles of open sea behind me, I have now definitely stepped out of mine. SEE ALSO: An Unusual Spring Break: Strange Adventures Sailing Around Croatia Working on a 30-meter sailing yacht landed me with […]

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All The Food You Must Eat In Portugal (And Why)

BY AMANDA RODRIGUES Portugal is known for a lot of incredible sights, but generally, food is not always the first thing mentioned. It might be because Portuguese food appeals to a very specific set of tastes. But most likely, it’s really great dishes are not commonly heard of. So the new traveler is not always well […]

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