Observing Differences

This is a post by Jenny While traveling in Portugal, Italy, and Spain, we noticed some big difference between Europe and the U.S. I would say some are for the better and some for the worse, but I’ll let you decide (with some of my own thoughts interjected in!). “Chiuso per ferie” In Italian, that … More Observing Differences


This is a post by David. After a week of good food and good times in the Azores, we traded the grassy hills and volcanic lakes of São Miguel for the hustle and bustle of Lisbon, Portugal’s capital. Lisbon is the quintessential European big city, not unlike Madrid. There are plenty of restaurants, museums, hotels, … More Lisbon

Castles of Sintra

This is a post by Jenny. Apologies for the delay in posts. We had a delightful time in the Azores and have several posts in the works, but wanted to put something quick and easy up. Yesterday we went to Sintra, which is about 30 minutes outside of Lisbon. It was a beautiful day, with … More Castles of Sintra