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The Assisted Buffet

It’s been a bit since we’ve logged anything particularly interesting enough to blog about. Back in the US of A…

Homeward Bound

As we prepare to return to the US for several weeks to catch up with friends and family and on…

Consider Portugal

By Melissa It’s a long story, but the long and short of it is that we bought an apartment in…

The Table Was Set

At Monverde Wine Experience Hotel which rests adjacent to the small village of Telões amidst vineyards and surrounded by chestnut…

Braga: Small but Mighty

By Melissa As we approached Braga, I was nervous. Our tour of Central and Northern Portugal has been very fast…

20 Years On, Never Forget

Twenty years ago this week, the United States laid witness to and victim of a horrific terror attack on its…

Casting Amidst the Grapes

It began as an ordinary Saturday evening at a wine hotel in Portugal. You know, average, gorgeous wine hotel on…

Um almoço estranho

It was a very warm Saturday afternoon. Not hot by global standards this summer, but warmer than we’d experienced for…

Spoons and Beers

By Melissa We’re back! After 18 long Covid-induced months of absence, we returned to our new home in Cascais, Portugal.…