Porto has that decaying decadence that you think of with Havana, but with amazing food, beautiful azulejos and a hopping wine country and port trade on the river. Zone out and spend 3 minutes with me checking out my time in Porto, Portugal.
The first of many love-fests to come on the country, I share Why You Should Book a Flight to Portugal ASAP on Popsugar.com.
While in Lisbon, I stayed at the famed Palacio Belmonte. This place was so hard to leave that I actually ended up spending an extra day in Lisbon with my mom. Check out a small bit of what it was like waking up in the Padre Himalaya suite in the video above and here’s a sneak peak.
It was definitely a milestone birthday as I went to sleep in New York City, woke up in London and was in Porto in time for a delicious Portuguese home-style birthday dinner.