Europe by the Numbers

This is a post by Jenny. Here is a rundown of our 2 month trip to Portugal, Italy, and Spain. Complete Itinerary: Portugal: Sao Miguel (Azores), Lisboa, Salema, Lagos, Coimbra, Porto Italy: Pisa, Cinque Terre, Florence, Siena, Tuscan Town (Certaldo) Spain: Santander, San Sebastian, Barcelona, Valencia, Bilbao Duration Nights spent in Portugal: 24 Nights spent … More Europe by the Numbers


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