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Pena Palace in Sintra, Portugal | The best day trip from Lisbon | How to spend one day in Sintra, Portugal
Portugal

A Day Trip To Sintra: A Palace Packed Day Trip from Lisbon

The colorful hill town of Sintra boasts three palaces, an old Moorish Castle, a gothic mansion, and miles of forested hiking paths. It easily makes my list of the places you can’t miss when visiting Portugal. A day trip to Sintra is a chance…

October 31, 2016
Trams in Lisbon, Portugal | Visiting Lisbon with Kids
Portugal

10 Tips For Visiting Lisbon With Kids

Portugal’s family-focused culture creates a welcoming atmosphere for even the youngest travelers. I think a large part of why I fell in love with Lisbon so quickly was how friendly Lisboetas were towards me and my son. Lisbon was my first trip after moving…

June 28, 2017
Porto City Center | Photos of Porto, Portugal
Portugal

19 Places You Can’t Miss in Portugal

It only took one day to fall in love with Portugal. But, spending two months in this country really sealed the deal, and now it’s vying for the top spot as my absolute favorite country in Europe. Portugal may be on the smaller side, but…

January 25, 2017
Porto, Portugal | Lisbon vs Porto: How to pick the best city for your next trip to Portugal!
Portugal

Exploring Portugal: Lisbon vs Porto

Sometimes we have to make hard choices. Like ice cream or gelato. Beaches or mountains. Lisbon or Porto. Portugal has fast become one of my favorite countries in Europe, and Lisbon and Porto are two of my favorite cities. These two towns are only…

December 28, 2016
Traveling with a baby | 8 tips for a smoother flight
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8 Tips for Flying with a Baby

Flying with a baby seems to be one of the biggest mental barriers keeping families from traveling. Our baby’s first flight at six weeks wasn’t optional as we were moving from Los Angeles to Cambridge, England. But, we realized that it was completely doable,…

December 9, 2016
Praia da Ribeira Beach in Cascais, Portugal | A Day Trip to Cascais: The Best Beach Escape from Lisbon
Portugal

A Day Trip to Cascais: The Best Beach Escape from Lisbon

Whenever we find ourselves walking through a quaint old town near the ocean, eventually one of us wonders aloud, “would you want to retire here?” The other responds with a list of some of the pros or cons, and then usually muses allowed, “I…

September 21, 2016

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May 11, 2016