Do not fly TAP Airlines

We learned a hard lesson on our inbound journey out of Portugal and back to the US – and that was: DO NOT FLY TAP! We had a split ticketing itinerary from LIS-EWR on TAP and then the final leg of our United flight from EWR-DEN. We experienced a 3 hour delay out of Lisbon…

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Bairro Alto

We decided to take the Bairro Alto and Chiado Free Walking tour (Discover Lisbon) at 330PM, which meant we had a little time to grab lunch. Starbucks was the easiest so we paid for 2 caprese sandwiches and rested for a bit before meeting our guide at Rossio Square (where the Christmas market from the…

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Lisbon by night

Lisbon, named by Ulysses, means friendly bay (Alisubbo) and NOT good air as we previously thought – and we were very warmly greeted in to the embrace of this city, much like reuniting with an old friend. Everyone here was nice, including the immigration agents, the Uber driver, the airport information staff – everyone but…

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Casablanca

Our journey to Casablanca began at 9AM on our final long bus ride with Gate 1, which took us about 3 hours with one small stop to complete. There was absolutely nothing to see along the route until the city of Casablanca emerged. We first went through the fancy California district and eventually made it…

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Marrakesh by night

Our final full day in Marrakesh we spent catching up on sleep and relaxing at the hotel until the late afternoon hit and we were ready to take on Marrakesh by night. Having slept great for the first time in 2 days, and after a full morning of rest, we decided to hit Marrakesh by…

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