Category: Portugal

The beautiful infinity pool at Aquapura. Grapevines and the River Douro are the perfect backdrop.

Wine Tasting with Kids in the Douro Valley, Portugal (Tales from the Road (Trip) … with Kids Part 4)

En route from Lisbon, to Galicia we decided to spend a night in the Douro Valley, Portugal’s famed wine region. We selected the Aquapura Hotel because it has a great reputation, was in good proximity to wineries and they were offering an amazing deal on the rooms. Our grand plan was as follows: 1.  Check […]

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Eating with Kids in Lisbon, Portugal (Tales from the Road (Trip) … With Kids Part 3)

Our Lisbon stop was short but with sufficient time to sample some great fare and a couple of ice cream shops as well.  Traveling through central Portugal, the Portugese Coast and parts of Spain with a 5-year-old and 11-month-old, we decided that it was easier on this trip to eat lunches out and cook dinners back […]

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Tales from the Road (Trip) … With Kids Part 2 (Portugal Coast)

From Evora, Portugal we drove to the coast near Comporta where we stayed at Cocoon Eco Design Lodges.  I’m happy to report no mishaps on this leg of the trip.  In fact, both kids slept for a good portion of it. When we pulled up my husband said we booked to stay in a trailer […]

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Roman ruins in Evora, Portugal.

Tales from the Road (Trip) … With Kids Part 1 (Evora, Portugal)

We started our two week road trip through Northern Portugal and Spain on Saturday. We packed the car in advance the night before so we could basically get up, feed the kids and go. Of course there were last minute things to do in the morning but we were in the car by 10:00 and […]

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