22/02/16 Around Portugal , Centre # , , , , , , , , , ,

Batalha, a Portuguese architectural masterpiece

Batalha, a Portuguese architectural masterpiece

The monastery that owes its name to a battle is stupendous. As simple as that. It’s a pleasure for the eyes. A Gothic monument on a Gothic day. The clouds gathered to prepare the introduction of this Portuguese architectural masterpiece. We were amazed and continue to be every time we go visit, even if it’s just for admiring it from the outside. Continue reading

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15/02/16 Around Lisbon , Foodies nest # , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Crafting coffee in the heart of Lisbon (Flor da Selva coffee)

Crafting coffee in the heart of Lisbon (Flor da Selva coffee)

This week we bring you a sip of nostalgia. Recently, we found out (a friend gave us the tip) that in Lisbon, there is a place where the coffee roasting is still made the old fashioned way, wood-fire roasted. Continue reading

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31/01/16 Around the world , Romania # , , , , , ,

Snow in Romania: a white dream

Snow in Romania: a white dream

Forget about Dracula. If there’s something that leaves deep-rooted memories to anyone visiting Romania, that’s the natural landscapes (check this post!)

And when the snow falls, the sceneries change altogether. It’s this magic happening when Continue reading

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13/01/16 Around Lisbon # , , , , , , , , ,

Under the bridge (Vasco da Gama bridge)

Under the bridge (Vasco da Gama bridge)

Few are the places in Lisbon that are off the tourists’ and even locals’ eye.

It was the end of autumn, the sun was up on the sky, people were jogging, walking their dogs, a few quiet fishermen were sitting on the dock, it was a mix of all the little details to bolster up a perfect first impression. Continue reading

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30/12/15 Around Portugal , Around the world # ,

Top 5 most-read blog posts of 2015 – Where Two Go To

Top 5 most-read blog posts of 2015 – Where Two Go To

We’re not going to keep you much, we know you’re busy now with the preparation for the New Year’s Eve and all the cin cin stuff, and we do feel you.

2015 was an incredible year: we went on a three-days Vacanze Romane, we dived into the Turkish delights in Istanbul, then had a bit of Western Asia in Capadoccia, and a taste of Vienna all the way to Rovinj, Croatia. Continue reading

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24/12/15 Around the world , Romania # , , , ,

Dreaming of a white Christmas in Romania…

Dreaming of a white Christmas in Romania…

This is our second Noel in Portugal. Although warm weather is our favorite, we can’t deny the fact that we miss snow, snowmen, snowballs, in short, Romania’s white winterland especially during the festive season. Continue reading

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