Porto, Portugal

My second stop in Portugal, not counting the Azores, was Porto: Portugal’s second-largest city and the home of port wine. It has many similarities to Lisbon (the riverbank location, the …

The view from Alto da Memoria in Agra do Heroismo, Terceira, Azores, Portugal

Angra do Heroismo

With some time to explore more of the Azores, I hopped over to Terceira, the third largest island with the second highest population. (By “hopped,” I mean actually “took a …

View from Sao Jorge Castle in Lisbon, Portugal

Sao Jorge Castle

As the “City of Seven Hills,” Lisbon has several miradouros, or viewpoints. The best, however, is from the Sao Jorge Castle, situated on a high point on top of the …