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Adventures in Lagos (and beyond)

Adventures in Lagos (and beyond)

Bipolar From the Inside Looking Out…My Adventure in Mental Illness

April 12, 2014 by Constance

A bipolar condition is a present you get from your parents. It’s not a talking doll or the note in a big gaily-wrapped box saying you CAN finally have a… Read more…

You Can Drink The Water…Bristol Airport Adventure

March 23, 2014 by Constance

Use Bristol Airport in England, it is terrifically convenient if you are headed to southern England. Avoiding Heathrow’s delays and traffic and an endless ride from to London traffic makes… Read more…

Categories: Travel

Documents, Documents and More Documents

March 3, 2014 by Constance

One of the oddest things about expat living is all the paperwork a responsible estrangeiro should have with them at all times. In the States I would just have my drivers… Read more…

Categories: Expat requirements

Surrounded by Storks

February 16, 2014 by Constance

All around me, big white storks lounge around on their king size nests, bird versions of those tourists you hear about, the ones that come to a nice warm beachy… Read more…

Categories: Nature

One Long Wave In Lagos Portugal

February 1, 2014 by Constance

 Portuguese surfer Alex Botelho   For two years running, or padding, Nazaré, Portugal has dominated surf headlines. There the world record sized waves have been successfully surfed, mountainous waves that… Read more…

Categories: Surfing

Medical Tourism…Not Just For Tourists

January 20, 2014 by Constance

  The cost of surgery in the U.S.A. has become quite insane. More Americans are hopping on jets bound for hospitals around the world, even if they have insurance.  … Read more…

Categories: Health, People

New Apartment, New Year, Good Luck

January 9, 2014 by Constance

  Boxes are strewed, half unpacked in every room. Clothes are buried in various mounds waiting to be neatly hung and who knows where the silverware has ended up. I… Read more…

Categories: Food, People

Home for Christmas, In Portugal

December 24, 2013 by Constance

  It has just sunk in that I really do live in Portugal; it’s not just one very long vacation. This is my home, we can barter with the Portuguese… Read more…

Categories: Food, Music, People

Portugal VS U.S.A., My Expat “Group of Death” Match

December 14, 2013 by Constance

pundits are saying Group G is the World Cup’s  “Group of Death”. Out of all the countries in the world, on June 22nd 2014, players from my homeland and my new-land… Read more…

Categories: People, Social Events

Thanksgiving 101

November 28, 2013 by Constance

One evening we were sitting around with our Portuguese pals after a feast of Sapateira (a stone crab dish), Lulas (Squid), sipping various adult beverages, the subject was holidays. Our pals were fascinated by… Read more…

Categories: Food, People, Social Events