Outside of staying in the Cinque Terre, Sintra was hands down my favourite town over the last 2 months of my trip. After taking a day trip here from Lisbon, I knew that one day would not be nearly enough to experience the town and I would end up returning for 3 nights. Sintra became … More Simply Sintra
The sun sets on Porto (November, 2015) When I look back on my three months away there are a few things that stick out to me. One, I had some amazing food. Two, I fell in love with certain places simply by casually walking around with no goal or agenda. Porto just happens to be … More My Favourite Walks: Porto
My second beer of this night, in Rothenburg ob der Tauber (2009). Sit back, grab a drink, and listen to some music with me! I’ve previously written on a few songs that I listen to when I’m on vacation. I’d like to do more posts with music, and this time I want to steal the … More Portugal: Songs That Bring Me Back
In this post I want to remind you to make your trip YOUR OWN trip. You can listen to what others say, but don’t be afraid to visit somewhere based off of the warnings of a fellow backpacker!
Went back to quinta da Regaleira today. Didn’t fall in the water this time!
Porto, viewed from the city Gaia (across the river) How long have you been here? What should I do? What are 3 must do things in Porto? These were all common questions I received at the Yes! Porto Hostel during my 6 night stay in Porto. When people weren’t impressed with my answers the usual … More Porto: What Have You Done?
Not going to try and explain certain pictures here.