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Life in Portugal

More people than ever are asking us about life in Portugal. The recent decision by the United States Supreme…

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Best Restaurants in St. Petersburg FL

Updated June 2022 When you think Florida you probably think sunny beach-filled days. And you wouldn’t be wrong. Our…

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Expat Shopping 9 Tips For Shopping in Cascais and Portugal

One of the biggest challenges that face most people when they move to another country is what to bring…

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Best Restaurants In Galena Illinois

Updated June 2022 Best Restaurants in Galena Illinois Sometimes it is not too easy to take a long trip. Staycations…

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How To Make Your June Pride Month Special

Updated in June 2022. Please be sure to check your local listings for dates, times, and the schedule of…

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Route 66 Planner: White Fence Farm

Updated June 2022 White Fence Farm. Just hearing that name brings back so many memories for me. Folks working on…

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Remember Memorial Day

Updated Memorial Day 2022 Every year at this time of year I still remember my experiences visiting Pearl…

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Portuguese Word Saudade Meaning

Since moving to Portugal, we have learned that the Portuguese language is both beautiful and challenging for those of us…

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15 Lessons We Learned Living As A Resident in Portugal For A Year

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Carne De Porco Alentejana

Carne de Porco à Alentejana is a traditional Portuguese Pork and Clams dish originating in the Alentejo region. It was…

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9 Tips To Learning Portuguese The Language

Olá! One of the biggest challenges we had when moving to Portugal was learning Portuguese. If you’re considering a…

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Beet Soup

Beet soup is one of the easiest and most delicious recipes you can imagine. It’s totally flexible depending upon what…

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Greek Easter Bread A Colorful Treat

Anyone who’s been around a Greek family at Easter knows that there are many traditions that continue down through…

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Polish Paczki in Chicago and Madison

Updated February 2022 It’s that time of year when many people start preparing for a season of spiritual rigor…

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Happy Valentines Day To The World!

I was going through the site and found this post I wrote on February 13, 2014. I liked the…

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Winter Comfort Food Recipes – Caldo Verde Recipe From Portugal

Caldo Verde, Portugal Green Soup Caldo Verde means “green soup” in Portuguese. It’s a traditional Portuguese food. From Braga up…

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Oberammergau Passion Play

Updated June 2022 Chances are that you may have never even heard of the Oberammergau Passion Play. Honestly,…

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Areias De Cascais Portuguese Cookies Recipe

The Best Little Cookie In Portugal Upon moving to Portugal, we promptly inspected every Portuguese bakery possible. Of course, the…

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What It’s Like To Live In Portugal for 9 Months

Can you believe that we’ve been living in Portugal for 9 months? Me neither. A friend said, “we have…

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How To Change Your Life

Sometimes we get stuck. Especially when the world feels a bit upside down and nothing seems to be going…

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Magical Jazz In Marciac Festival

If you’re a Francophile, you’ve probably already explored many amazing areas in France. We’ve covered a lot of territories…

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Take A Walk On The Wild Side In Portugal’s Sintra-Cascais Natural Park

We’ve talked about how much we love the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Cascais, Portugal. The incredible dining, beautiful scenery, cultural…

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9 Great Resources For Virtual World Tours

Travel around the world certainly looks different these days. Sometimes we brave the process of showing vaccination certificates, taking rapid…

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Easy Chocolate Crinkles Cookie Recipe

Cookies are a universal taste treat. Many countries around the world have their own unique cookies – Italian Biscotti,…

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