Eating Our Way Through Lisbon with WithLocals

When researching Lisbon and what to do, my research kept going to the food. You see, Lisbon is a beachside town. It is wonderful Mediterranean climate (though on the Atlantic Ocean) shapes it is cuisine, and that means a lot of amazing, fresh, succulent seafood. After watching YouTube video of the food in Portugal, I…

Top 6 Things to Do in Lisbon

Lisbon, the capital of Portugal. We went, without a plan but more of a dream. We knew we wanted to explore this unique city that we had heard was a great place to visit. But Lisbon wasn’t known for it’s list of sights and museums we needed to visit. Lisbon was known for being a place to be in. To walk around and soak in the feeling and the culture. To wander the hills and sit at a random café. I have traveled to many of the big “famous” cities in Europe so I was skeptical Lisbon would live up to the grander. But one day and we were in love with this soft, beach side city that contained all the beauty of Europe and more than it’s fair share of the warmth (in weather and people). Instead of planning, check out the top things to do in Lisbon, and how to take this city nice and slow.

The Perfect Paris Itinerary for Families with Tweens

Paris – The City of Light. Even kids who do not know much about the world will recognize Paris. With its iconic Eiffel tower and Arch de Triumph, to its glittering luxury of Versailles and the Champs-Élysées, it is a city that cannot be missed. And it is an easy introduction to Europe for kids and tweens. There is so much to do and see, five days is not enough for most, but it was enough for a group of two adults, two seniors and two (very into their phones) tweens. Here is our itinerary that was about perfect for our time in Paris.

Churches of Malta

Malta has 359 churches between the islands of Malta and Gozo. That’s almost one for every day of the year! While we were in Malta, we saw quite a variety of churches, from major cathedrals to minor parish churches. All were beautiful and full a splendor unlike many you find in the United States. Seeing…

Ħaġar Qim and Mnajdra Temples

Before Christ, before the great pyramids of Egypt, before the wheel, the ancient settlers in Malta built grand temples to honor the gods of their time. Over time they were abandoned, wind wore down some of the big rock, dirt and vegetation grew over some of it, and they were forgotten to time. That was,…