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A Taste of Porto: The Must-Try Food and Drink of Portugal

Charming Porto deserves much more than a day but many travelers pass through without more time to spare. If that’s the case for you, it’s still possible to sample the best of food and...
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Quarantine Travel Inspiration: #travelingfromhome with Joaõ Falcao

After having several trips cancelled by the pandemic, Portuguese photographer Joaõ Falcao had the idea of recounting his favorite trips from last year in a little more detail than before. He started posting recaps...
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Long Term House Sitting: A Home Away from Home

I rang in my 30th birthday lounging by an outdoor pool in the Portuguese countryside, overlooking a flock of flamingoes. They bathed in their pond-like enclosure while I sipped on a bubbling mimosa and...
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Mini LGBTQ Guide to Lisbon

A majority liberal country politically, Portugal has long led the way in establishing anti-discrimination protections for sexual orientation, and attitudes within its society have followed suit by becoming increasingly tolerant over the past few...
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How (And Where) to Spring Break on a Budget

As winter finally draws to a close, travelers are making plans and packing their bags for spring break. If your funds are tight, you might (mistakenly) believe that a weeklong getaway is unaffordable and...
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Fado: The Love That Remains

She is sobbing. Her face contorts every which way, and for a second, I think she might throw herself on the ground. She begins with a low rumble, a wounded cry of sorts, but...
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Instagram Spotlight: Clara Ferrand (@clarafotomania)

We feature some of the brightest Instagram storytellers in the Passion Passport community through our Instagram Spotlight series. This week, Clara Ferrand (@clarafotomania) takes us to the locations that have inspired her landscape photos,...

Guide to the Best of Porto

While Lisbon, Portugal’s capital, has been a popular vacation spot for some time, tourists have recently started venturing farther north to the country’s next hit destination: the city of Porto. Known for its world-famous...

From Lisbon, By the Sea: A Q&A with Teresa Freitas

Teresa Freitas is a Portuguese photographer whose Instagram feed features imaginative subjects and a wonderland of colors, all while revealing her love for flowers and the ocean. We recently caught up with Teresa to...

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