Archive for the Tag 'Travel and Tourism'

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Top Ten Things I’ve Learned at the European Wine Bloggers Conference

Crashed in Lisbon today ~ Too Much of a Good Thing. I’m sitting in the lobby of the VIP Grand Hotel, checked out and waiting for everyone to return from the bus trips that I passed on. When they do return, Gwendolyn Alley and Iwill be heading to Evora this evening, for the next leg […]

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European Wine Bloggers Conference ~ Strangers in a Not So Strange Land

Here’s the schedule: 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.  ~ Alternatives: to participate in the workshops of the EWBC or to visit the Saint Jorge Castle and the old town of Lisbon 1:00 p.m. ~ Lunch at IBO Restaurant 2:30 p.m. ~ EWBC Yesterday, Delfim Costa, João Costa, Luis Ribeiro (all from Enoforum Wines of the […]

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European Wine Bloggers Conference ~ Hitting the Ground Running in Lisbon

Arrival in Lisbon, Portugal. WinePredator arrives tonight. Just spent the morning in a social media seminar led by Ryan Opaz (Catavino) and André Ribeirinho (Adegga). With the help of my new Blackberry and tutorials from Jose, I was ready to Twitter myself into oblivion. I pretty much kept up with all things being discussed, which […]

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Trip to Portugal: EWBC and Enoforum Wines ~ I’m Flying

Today, I’m flying to Portugal to attend the European Wine Bloggers Conference, and to visit with Enoforum Wines, our host. I’ve not blogged about this going into it, because this is a 10 day journey. I wanted to have anyone who enjoys this blog see the trip through my camera lens, and that’s what it’s […]

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Contest: Why I Want to Go To Portugal to Visit Enoforum Wines with Jo Diaz

Image via Wikipedia My New Year’s resolution for 2009: “I’m resolved to learn about Portugal’s history and it’s place within the wine world.” In that resolve, I didn’t – in my wildest dreams – think that I’d be traveling to Portugal as part of the educational process, during the course of this year. I just […]

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BOOK: The First Global Village ~ How Portugal Changed the World, by Martin Page

Image via Wikipedia When a book arrives on one’s doorstep as a gift, it has not only come from the sender, but it’s also arrived from the universe as a token of change and an opportunity for expansive knowledge. This is what The First Global Village by Martin Page became for me. Before it arrived, […]