A conglomerate of travels

As I prepare for my weekend getaway, I reflect on my travels this past year. They were such treats, such lovely moments of exploring and experiencing that I like reveling in the nostalgic feelings they bring.  I’d like to share with you glimpses of the beauties I’ve been gifted to experience over he last year……

All Things Portugal. part 3

Porto. Nearly three hours north of Lisboa is the lovely oceanside city of Porto, and quite possibly my favourite part of the trip. I say this even though we arrived in the pouring rain, got very lost as a result of the incredible amount of one-way streets, and spent more than two hours just trying…

All Things Portugal. part 2

Lisboa. The first day of my trip to Portugal was spent in Lisboa, where my friends and I ate a full, fresh and satisfying breakfast in the Fenix music-themed hotel (conveniently located near all the monuments and attractions). As we had planned to spend only one day there, we walked more than 20km that day,…

All Things Portugal. part 1

Portugal through the eyes of my camera. Enjoy! Lisboa. Porto. (with unfortunate weather most of the visit) Sintra / Cabo da Roca. Obviously, these photos hardly do justice to Portugal. They are, however, snapshots of some of my favourite areas and moments. Of the 500+ photos I took on my trip, I hope these give…

I’m going to Portugal!!

Today, I’m off to PORTUGAL for the first time!!! Yippee My thoughts on this? What time is my flight? I should probably check in… Where is my hotel? What is the tipping-in-restaurants custom? To take a hat or to not take a hat? Beach – good or bad? I sure hope it doesn’t rain. How the…

So I Went to Prague

Things I learned about my trip to Praha… 1) 5 days is MORE than enough to see the city, but not nearly enough to see all the museums (so much history involved there) 2) Hostels are the way to go (8.40€ / night, yo) 3) As it is in most cities, don’t settle for sellers’…