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.

20 Tips to Save on Your Next Family Vacation

When you are young and single, travel does not seem that expensive because you are just covering yourself. Then you partner up, and it almost feels cheaper as you have someone to split the cost with. But then you add on a few free loaders (albeit very cute) who required paid tickets but do not…

Merill Eco Food and Wine Tour

When I travel I love to learn about cultures, check out historical sites, and admire architecture. But I also really really love to eat and drink. A lot. Love to try the local food, and make sure to sample all the local wines. I am lucky to live in such a rich area of the…

El Barrio Gotico

When you are a college student studying aboard, you are generally poor. You have some money but you want to use it for traveling to different places around the country (or Europe) so the weekdays, when you have classes, you try to keep your costs to a minimum. I was a typical broke college student,…

Top 5 Places to Eat in Jackson Hole

I’m a story teller. I usually like to use my blog to record my memories and tell the stories of the places my kids and I visit. I’m not usually a reviewer, and I occasionally give tips. But this trip we had some of the best food, and it surprised me that it was mostly…