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The Unspoken Rules of Staying in a Hostel

As told by experienced backpackers Staying in hostels is by far the most popular choice of accommodation for backpackers. Not only is it usually the cheapest option, but you can also meet fellow travelers to explore the city with. The pros of staying in a hostel...

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Off the Beaten Path in Portugal

What better way to stray from the tourist trail than to take a local bus to a town you can’t pronounce? After a few days in Lagos, I felt this was the best way to discover a more authentic side of Portugal. An hour and a half later, I hopped off the bus at this random...

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Azulejos em Lisboa

Tiles in Lisbon In almost every major city, you can find incredible artwork tucked away in museums and cathedrals, but in Lisbon, the artwork is on display for all to see. Just take a stroll through the city and you'll find colorful tiles, or azulejos, on façades of...

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Looks Can Be Deceiving in Lagos

You know that feeling when you see an extremely beautiful man (or woman)? You’re in awe of his beauty, dying to get to know him. As you finally find a way to approach him, you realize that behind that beautiful face and tan skin, he can’t hold a conversation to save...

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