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10 reasons Portugal is Europe’s newest darling

On the 21st of September, an article was published in the New York Post with the title: "10 reasons Portugal is Europe’s newest darling”.

By Jessie Knadler, from Virginia,  USA, after her visit to Portugal, she decided to write this article and let everyone know what she thinks about the center area of Portugal.

Central Portugal typically doesn’t get as much attention as the stunning Alentejo and Algarve regions in the south and wine destinations of the north, but that’s about to change.

The area between Lisbon and Porto extending from the sea to the Spanish border is full of historical wonder, stunning scenery, amazing food and vinho, and life lived at a slower pace.


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Photo: Turismo de Lisboa

Maybe it was too many sips of white port (hot tip: We hear cocktails made from white port is apparently a thing among hip Lisboners) and 20 year tawny at Quinta da Pacheca in Portugal’s spectacular Douro Valley but when a Brit named David with no baggage asked us for a lift to a nearby town, we said — why not? 

Stopping for another tasting at Quinta do Tedo with our mysterious passenger didn’t help our judgement but we survived and the memory of our roadtrip through the Douro Valley lives on. 

We recommend driving yourself through the Douro Valley by renting a car from Avis at Lisbon’s International Airport and if you’re feeling really adventurous, forego the GPS system for old fashioned maps. 
You might get lost — we did a couple of times — but that’s part of the adventure.

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