Study Abroad

Lisbon: Belem and Alfama

After leaving the metro station and doing some walking, Kristine and I found the Pont du Avril and immediately saw its resemblance to the Golden Gate Bridge. (It looked identical!) We sat on a bench amongst older men fishing on other benches, to take it all in. Our next stop was right back to Pasteis de Belem for some fresh Pastel de Natas. Instead of taking them to go, we decided to eat our pastries inside of the beautifully tiled bakery. Just like the day before, they were warm, flaky,  ...

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Lisbon: A Day Trip to Sintra

After checking into the Living Lounge Hostel, Kristine and I decided to do some exploring. I will admit that I initially disliked the immediate area around our hostel. First, it is a popular tourist neighborhood, which made finding food under 8 euro almost an impossible task. Second, it may  ...

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