Adventures and Outings: Thor in Lisbon

Adventures and Outings: Thor in Lisbon

Alejandra Valera
Aug 13, 2008

During our Escapes month on Ohdeedoh, we are posting great photos and tips for traveling with children from our readers. Please check here for all the details. The first twenty submissions posted will receive the official AT bib. Hope to hear from you soon.

Here we have Thor admiring some of the fine artwork of Portugal...

Your favorite baby or child-friendly activity there:

Thor loved interacting with all the people in the hotels and restaurants, and the rhythm of the stroller wheels on the old cobblestone streets of Lisbon.

Your best tip or words of wisdom for traveling with kids:
Our advice would be to make plans around their "best times." We took advantage of lunch time for our large, more adventurous dining out experiences and then brought back local delicacies, like vino verde, cheeses, breads and pastries, for hotel blanket picnics during the more fussy dinnertime evening hours when she wanted to play rather than be contained.

Your favorite way to make it feel like home:

Cheerios.

An item you MUST take with you when traveling:

An infant car seat. She slept peacefully on the flights and was safely contained when we rented a car to drive north into Porto.

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