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Visiting Portugal with the Kids and Grandparents

Visiting Portugal with the Kids and Grandparents

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This week, we recap our multi-generation trip to Portugal. We started the trip in Porto before renting a van and driving to Lisbon, and then
Lisbon with Baby #MurphysDoPortugal

Lisbon with Baby #MurphysDoPortugal

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Lisbon, the oldest city in Western Europe and the largest Portuguese city, is a hilly spot and can be difficult to navigate with a stroller. We
Óbidos with Kids #MurphysDoPortugal

Óbidos with Kids #MurphysDoPortugal

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One of our pit stops between Porto and Lisbon was Óbidos, the well-preserved medieval town bounded by a fortified wall. We were told by many
Porto with Baby #MurphysDoPortugal

Porto with Baby #MurphysDoPortugal

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Located in Northern Portugal, Porto, is one of the oldest European cities and families with kids of all ages will be smitten by this leisurely
Belem With Kids #MurphysDoPortugal

Belem With Kids #MurphysDoPortugal

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A day in Belem is the perfect excursion for those visiting the Lisboa area. Many are drawn to this little town at the mouth of
Martinhal Beach Resort and Hotel Portugal

Martinhal Beach Resort and Hotel Portugal

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The crowning glory of our Portugal travels was ending up at the uber luxury family resort, The Martinhal Beach Resort and Hotel in Sagres. The
Sheraton Porto #MurphysDoPortugal

Sheraton Porto #MurphysDoPortugal

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Our very last day in Portugal saw us drive six hours from the Algarve back to Porto and this was my one unplanned night. I wasn’t
The Portuguese Craft Beer Experience

The Portuguese Craft Beer Experience

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Sometimes it’s hard to travel as a beer lover, especially one spoiled by the rich variety of craft beers available throughout Canada and the United
Driving in Portugal #MurphysDoPortugal

Driving in Portugal #MurphysDoPortugal

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After successfully navigating Ireland with 7 passengers in a minivan in the summer of 2013, we decided to opt for a similar road adventure in
The Yeatman’s Restaurant, Porto #MurphysDoPortugal

The Yeatman’s Restaurant, Porto #MurphysDoPortugal

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One of our dining highlights in Portugal was a lunch we all enjoyed overlooking the Douro with a panoramic view of the historic center of