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Guide to Porto: and a Portuguese Aperitif Recipe

After spending a quick weekend in Madeira last year, I knew I wanted to visit mainland Portugal. The people there talked about how so many things were incredibly different between mainland Portuguese versus the people of Madeira and any other who speak the Portuguese language. If you’re unaware of the history of Portugal, they had a powerful colonial past building ports and infrastructures in vastly different parts of the world. I’m talking about ports in places like India, East Asia, Africa and beyond. Each region was completely different in its cultural makeup and today all those historical roots are prevalent today. The people of Porto were proud, warm and caring. In my guide to Porto you will find that hospitality is at the forefront and daily life is freckled with traditional tendencies. So let’s begin the guide to Porto, shall we?…

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Guide to Porto: and a Portuguese Aperitif Recipe

After spending a quick weekend in Madeira last year, I knew I wanted to visit mainland Portugal. The...

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