Some of you may have heard whisperings that we were pondering a change of location in the next few months, but few may have anticipated a full on commitment to the idea. Alas, we are proud to announce that yes, in a few weeks time, we’ll become new residents of our neighbor to the west: Portugal.
Mind you, we are not giving up on Spain. We have spent 8 long fabulous years exploring its vineyards, appreciating its culture and making wonderful longterm friendships that we will continue to cultivate. As Porto is just a short hop over the meseta from Barcelona, we’ll return often, if only to ensure our Cava and Sherry levels don’t drop to dangerous lows. Ah the convenience of European travel!
So why the move? What’s the draw to that sexy little strip of land keeping Spain from the Atlantic? We’ve come up with 5 reasons we are excited to be moving to share with you!
Clearly we’re excited to take yet another leap forward in our never-ending European journey to both explore the world and challenge ourselves by living and working in a new location. And with any luck, you’ll join us in Porto. Never hesitate to reach out and contact us if you’re in the area. It’s a fantastic, much-overlooked city for tourism and naturally we’ll be penning a Porto travel guide soon to highlight its charms and entice you all to come over! (And if you can’t afford to stay the 5-star Yeatman – where we recently enjoyed a delicious Michelin-starred dinner – then simply go for the more affordable option of Porto apartments!). Those of you who have visited us in Madrid, and most recently Barcelona, you’ll be familiar with our style – share a glass of wine with us, meander the streets or come visit the vineyards. The best way to explore a new land is to share the experience with others.
Ryan and Gabriella
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