Emma's House in Portugal.

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Emma's House in Portugal.
A blog about buying a ruin, building a house and eating a lot of pastries.
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  • nazaré: a day trip 1 week ago   I often get asked to rustle up an itinerary for bright people who have chosen Portugal as their holiday destination, as many expats do I’m sure. It’s like putting together a degustation of dishes, some standards well done, some wildcards. It requires boiling down the entire country into an...
  • where to live 3 weeks ago How much you have to spend will be the main driver on this question, because naturally, the more you have the more choice there is. I’m certainly not saying that you want to live where the property is the most expensive – hell no – quite probably the area with the highest property values is...
  • adventures may not always turn out the way you expect them to, but they are still adventures, 1 month ago Kevin McCloud said, at the end of Man Made Home. Inevitably this blog would have something to say on the subject of Kevin McCloud, Grand Designs and Man Made Homes. I only vaguely recall Grand Designs being around before I bought my house in Portugal. Back then it was a show whose principal theme...
  • ode to the pizza pan 1 year ago You know how when you’ve decided to buy a new car then the old one starts falling apart? Like it’s pissed off and seeking attention? That’s what’s happening in our kitchen. A new kitchen has been on the cards for years, 6 years to be exact, but finally I can actually see it happening in...
  • douro decadence 1 year ago Luxury and Portugal didn’t seem to me like very compatible bedfellows, but I was wrong. What bliss there is to be discovered here! Luxury; discreet, surprising, original, charming. Here’s the paradox about the high life. It can feel so extremely impersonal. It can make you feel low. It can make...

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Jetaisla
21:44 PM October 20, 2013

Really in depth understanding and love of rural Portugal and how the people live. Great character, hard working and completely unselfish. Love it.

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