Rediscovering Lisbon, Portugal

Aug 18, 14 Rediscovering Lisbon, Portugal

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It has been many years since I enjoyed Lisbon as a tourist - and it was wonderful to see it like visitors do. I had an exceptional experience thanks to Exclusive by TLC, who organised the perfect 2 days for yours truly and Mr. O.

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Lisbon, I missed you

I missed Lisbon so much - not just the city and the way of life, the light and the food. I missed my family and friends too. And obviously missed the sun.

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My secret place: Herdade do Vau, Alentejo, Portugal

Sep 09, 13 My secret place: Herdade do Vau, Alentejo, Portugal

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Herdade do Vau, near Serpa in Alentejo, Portugal may seriously become one of Mrs. O's secret hideaways and family traditions.

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A lovely weekend in and around Lisbon, Portugal

A weekend in Lisbon, Portugal is always a good idea. Sadly, I don't go as often as I would like to or used to - but it is still one of my favourite places in the world.

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A bit of Lisbon love

Nov 25, 12 A bit of Lisbon love

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My love for Lisbon is no secret. It is my hometown, after all - but I had to move to other places (Spain, the UK) to really start appreciating it, which is a bit of a shame. Join us for a walk around the old part of town?

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Missing summer, missing the Algarve

It is no secret that summer is, without a doubt, my favourite season of the year. I love the beach, the sun and the long lazy lunches by the sea. One place we visit every year, and part of my pre-nuptial agreement with Mr. O, is the Algarve, in the south of Portugal.

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Wine, sun and lux in Alentejo, Portugal

Alentejo is one of my favourite places in the world. It is not overdeveloped (on the contrary), it is quiet, hot, the food and wine are amazing, and the pace of life slow slow slow - perfect to wind down and start a week. Or stay there forever.

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My secret place: Fazenda Nova, Algarve

Jul 27, 12 My secret place: Fazenda Nova, Algarve

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It doesn't matter how many trips I have booked or intend to book each year, one is absolutely non-negotiable (or even sacred!) - and that is my week in the south of Portugal, which includes at least a day in the Alentejo, and the rest of the week in the Algarve. This year, I was in for a treat.

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Photos of the week – Summer

Jul 13, 12 Photos of the week – Summer

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This week's topic for #FriFotos is.. guess what.. Summer! Seriously, I cannot thing of anything more perfect, especially as I leave today for my annual summer trip to Portugal.

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Trying new places in Lisbon

It was time to try something new and on a recent trip to Portugal's capital city and my hometown, Mr. O and I did just that! Here are some places we found and loved in Lisbon, Portugal

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