Lourdes Martin

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Explore Sintra With A Local

One of the most memorable days we had in Lisbon was when we took a day trip to Sintra with Airbnb Experience. For those of you not familiar with it, Airbnb Experience is a platform that offers incredibly cool and personal activities hosted…

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Escape: Algarve

After spending a few days in Alentejo, we drove to the southernmost region of Portugal called, Algarve, known for its beaches. Algarve was majestic yet mystical – perfect for those who want to spend their travel days along the ocean.…

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A Grocery Shop In Lisbon Worth The Visit

When we travel, we like to find little gems…what does mean exactly? It means that we are always searching for people and places that warm our hearts and leave us wanting more. These places are usually off the beaten path…

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Escape: Lisbon

If I had to describe Lisbon in three words, it would be: cool, creative, cultural.  Lisbon was way cooler than I had imagined it would be before visiting. Every corner of the city is bursting with energy and things to…

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Cafe Culture In Lisbon

I’m always interested in learning what the coffee scene is when I travel.  Are locals drinking coffee on the go? Are they sitting with an espresso in the early mornings before they head to work? Finding out how people from…

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Hotel Highlight: The Lisboans

We found our home away from home in Lisbon. A pretty bold thing to say since Lisbon is def. buzzing in the travel industry with new developments and so many trendy hotels. However, The Lisboans was perfect for us because…

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Please, Check-In: Meet Isaac, Founder of The Lisboans

Please, Do Tell is a believer that a hotel has the power to make a difference in the life of a traveler and in this series we will talk to hotel entrepreneurs that are changing the way we travel.  It…

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Marvao: Portugal’s Fairytale Village

My job as a travel content creator is to research and find insider tips that will make your lives easier when you travel. So when planning our trip to Portugal – I knew it was necessary to go beyond Lisbon…

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Insider Travel Intel: Chicago Fall Events

One of the things I love the most about living in a new city is that “first-time” feeling you get because everything is new to you. We have been exploring and eating our way through Chicago! I mean why wouldn’t…

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