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Portugal

Posted by Anja | May 10, 2013

  It’s no secret I love Portugal. I’ve traveled all around the country from north to south and offshore to the Azores. And I love countless things about it. Among...

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Posted by Anja | April 2, 2013

The first time I lay my eyes on Lisbon I felt a strange kind of wistfulness. I didn't understand it back then, because I’d never before been to Portugal. There...

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Posted by Anja | October 17, 2011

It's no secret I love Portugal. I've traveled all around the country from north to south and offshore to the Azores. And I love countless things about it. My latest...

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Posted by Anja | May 11, 2010

Inspired by Banksy's brilliant film Exit Through the Gift Shop that I saw last week, I am devoting this post to political acts of art around the world. While some...

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Posted by Anja | December 29, 2009

Today is a clear sunny day in New York but, as we say in Croatian, the sun has teeth. Translated, this means: it is freezing cold! I sit ensconced in...

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Posted by Anja | October 11, 2008

Back in the spring, I went from Lisbon down to the Algarve in the south of Portugal to shoot a Lonely Planet video on the town of Portimão. I was...

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Posted by Anja | May 5, 2008

As I'm slowly wrapping up my Portugal sojourn, a feeling of melancholy creeps up. Feeling the saudade before I even left... Have I turned Portuguese in just three months? I...

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Posted by Anja | April 30, 2008

This past week, I had two friends visiting me in Lisbon, one of whom spent time in Portugal in the 1980s. Back in New York, Christine always talked of a...

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Posted by Anja | April 23, 2008

I'm watching the sun slowly fade over Alfama from my Lisbon apartment, realizing that in less than two weeks my Portugal sojourn will be over. So here I am, mulling...

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Posted by Anja | April 12, 2008

I recently returned from the island of São Miguel in the Azores archipelago. The largest of nine islands, it offers a great diversity of experiences and landscapes that you can...

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