Portugal: Madeira

From the flight to a hellish first day to consistently not being able to get inside my Airbnb, Madeira was kind of a nightmare. I don’t at all attribute everything that happened to the island itself because Madeira is absolutely stunning, and I do really want to come back someday and actually tackle Pico Arieiro…

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Portugal: São Miguel

Not gonna lie, I was in São Miguel for one whole day before I decided that I liked it more than anything I’d done previously. Don’t get me wrong, I’m really glad that I saw Lisboa & Porto, and I’m going to carry those memories with me forever, but I also don’t think I’ll ever…

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Portugal: Lisboa

On my first day in Portugal, Erin said she was shocked that I hadn’t already come up with a book. On my second day, my mom asked if I’d been there eight days already. Each day does truly feel like I’ve fit four days worth of activities in, but it’s been absolutely perfect, and Lisboa…

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I Am Portuguese and Proud

Before we dive into this post, I wanted to take a moment to address the absolutely horrendous rhetoric that She Who Shall Not Be Named has been spewing all over the Internet like some kind of swamp troll. It’s very, very simple, and if you don’t agree with this statement, see your way off of…

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