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Layover in Portugal


BEFORE I WENT HOME TO THE EAST COAST

I got to spend a night and morning in Lisbon, Portugal. Let’s rewind.

In the process of booking my trip, my boss asked if I’d like to spend a night in Lisbon. It was cheaper than a direct flight back, and he also wanted me to have the chance to explore a different city. Yeah, how lucky am I?

I had amazing Portuguese BBQ (something they’re known for) after I set my things down at the hotel. I walked around a little, but ultimately left the majority of my exploring for the next morning. Click through to see the rest of my photos and my recommendations during my extremely *brief* time in Portugal!

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