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Travel Guide: A whirlwind tour of Porto, Portugal

Though often lurking in better-known Lisbon’s shadow, the coastal town of Porto is anything but a poor relation. It combines culture, history, and a lively food and drink scene with bags of charm. And considering it lends its name to both its country and its world-famous alcoholic export, it deserves some attention.

The Portuguese second city is a UNESCO world heritage site which sits in the country’s northwestern corner at the mouth of the Atlantic. A convenient two and half hour flight from t