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So Much Food In Chicago To Sample

November 16, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

Eating Our Way Around Chicago We visited Chicago for 3 days and it felt like we ate constantly. We tried a number of different spots for food in Chicago. Some offered local specialties like deep dish pizza. We made sure to visit the iconic restaurant made famous by Saturday Night […]

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Discover The Eclectic Chicago Architecture

November 14, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

Everywhere You Look There Is Something New To Discover We visited Chicago for a quick 3 day visit. When I studied at university for Civil Engineering, a visit to Chicago was always the engineering field trip. So I had some idea that Chicago would be an architectural treasure. But I […]

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Head South to the Algarve

November 9, 2017 TravelAtWill 4

Leaving Lisbon Our trip to Portugal lasted 4 weeks. We planned to see a lot of the country. Exploring Lisbon for 4 days gave us a great introduction. The day we left Lisbon dawned cloudy but not the pouring rain the weather forecast predicted. We packed, ate and headed out […]

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Explore The Eastern Algarve To Spain

November 7, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

Heading To The Eastern Algarve The first stop on our Algarve visit was high in the mountains in Monchique. Our second stop introduced us to the Algarve by the sea. For our final stay, we would explore to the Eastern Algarve. As we headed to the east, we made one […]

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Stay In An Algarve Palace Pousada

November 5, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Staying In A Pousada Our first stop in the Algarve was high in the mountains in Monchique. We stayed in a modern spa resort with a great mountain view. Our second stop introduced us to the Algarve by the sea. The large resort was on the cliff edge with full […]

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Walking In Sand City Algarve

November 2, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

A Detour On Our Travel Day Our first views of the Algarve had given us a great introduction to the cliffs and beaches of the Algarve. On our way to the eastern side of the Algarve we had one stop planned. In my investigations into the Algarve, I came across […]

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Day Trip To the Algarve Atlantic Shore

October 31, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

A Country Drive in the Algarve Our hotel overlooking the stunning Algarve cliffs tempted us to stay put and just enjoy the resort. But this visit to the Algarve was intended to give us an overview before a much longer visit. The sky was blue and the weather was hot. […]

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Our First View Of The Algarve Cliffs

October 29, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Heading For The Water The first stop on our visit to the Algarve was high in the mountains in Monchique. This gave us a very different perspective of the Algarve from on high. While it may have technically been our first view of the Algarve cliffs, we wanted to be […]

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High in The Algarve Mountains at Monchique

October 26, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Finding Our Mountain Resort Our first stop in the Algarve was high in the Algarve mountains at Monchique. We left Lisbon and meandered our way south. After we visited the beaches close to Lisbon, we chose to take the highway most of the way south rather then head into the […]

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Enjoy The Beaches Outside Of Lisbon

October 24, 2017 TravelAtWill 2

Lots of Beaches Outside Of Lisbon The city of Lisbon is on the Tagus River. Right in the city we found an active waterfront and historical districts but no beaches. But we did not have to go far to find beaches outside of Lisbon. When we visited Lisbon the first […]

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Stay In The Walled City of Obidos

October 22, 2017 TravelAtWill 0

Travelling to Obidos After our weekend in Coimbra, we headed to our next stay on our 4 weeks in Portugal in the walled city of Obidos. We took a small detour along the way to the small beach town of Nazaré. It was a quaint beach town. We found the […]