Enjoy different cultures
through your senses!
We plan culinary experiences around the world.
My passion is new experiences. I love to travel and explore new places, trying the local cuisines and wines along the way.
Leslie, Your Host
Lisbon, Portugal + Alentejo
The capital of Portugal and a premier food and wine destination.
Porto, Portugal + Douro Valley
Portugal’s charming second largest city, Porto is home to Port wine and amazing gastronomy.
Lisbon – 5 nights in the vibrant Chiado neighborhood, walking distance from Bairro Alto and about a mile from Alfama.
Porto – 4 nights in a charming boutique hotel just steps from the metro.
Breakfast is included each morning at the hotels.
Lisbon – We will enjoy 4 traditional meals together plus substantial tapas with wine on our walking tour.
Porto – We will enjoy 3 traditional meals together plus substantial tapas and wine on our walking food tour.
In both cities, you will have some time to explore on your own for a few meals.
Lisbon – We will tour a market with a local chef and cook a traditional Portuguese lunch.
Porto – We will learn to make Pastel de Nata.
Lisbon – Our full-day trip to Alentejo will include a tour and tasting at a small, organic olive oil producer. We will tour a winery and taste 3 local wines with snacks. We will enjoy a traditional lunch in Evora.
Porto – We will explore Douro Valley, including winery tour and tasting and a delicious lunch.
Walking Wine and Food Tour
Both Cities – We will have a guided walking tour, tasting wines and several local foods along the way.
Porto – We will visit one of the large port wine houses across the river and learn about Port, followed by a tasting of three wines.
Lisbon – During one of our
Airport transportation and/or train (if you are joining both tours) are included. Transportation to Alentejo and Douro Valley are included. Taxis, metros, trams and other in-city transportation are not included.