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  • Portugal

    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. A trip to Sintra is a chance to view man-made beauty in peaceful,…

    October 31, 2016
  • Portugal

    8 Sweet Treats You Must Eat in Portugal

    You can hardly walk a block in Lisbon without passing a pastry shop. To say the Portuguese like their sweets is a bit of understatement, which means we fit right in. 🙂 We made…

    October 26, 2016
  • Greece

    Postcards from Perissa, Santorini

    While you may have booked a trip to Santorini for the white cave houses, infinity pools and sunsets of Oia, the resort town of Perissa is the perfect place to let time slow way, way…

    October 24, 2016
  • Greece

    10 Awesome Things to do in Santorini

    1 Eat €2 Gyros, everywhere! Santorini is upping its game and creating a serious foodie culture, but you can’t go wrong by sticking with a classic. Pork, chicken, lamb gyros, it’s all delicious. We…

    October 17, 2016
  • Peles Castle in Sinaia, Romania
    Romania

    Peleș Castle, the Prettiest Palace in Europe

    Of all of the country’s castles, the one Romanian’s gush about is Peleș. And if you’ve been there or seen a picture, you know why. Its neo-Renaissance and Gothic Revival architecture, crossed with timber…

    September 30, 2016
  • Portugal

    Quaint Cascais: A Perfect Day Trip 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…

    September 21, 2016
  • Monterosso, Italy | 5 Tips for hiking in the Cinque Terre
    Italy

    5 Tips for Trekking in Cinque Terre

    We love to hike, so the Cinque Terre was paradise. Fun trails with fairly easy trekking provide sweeping views of the deep blue Ligurian sea and tiny pastel villages perfectly nestled into cliffs. While we researched…

    September 15, 2016