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Segovia Spain – A Day Trip From Madrid You Can’t Miss

Segovia is an easy day trip from Madrid. It’s a short 25 minute ride by high speed train, but feels like a world away the minute you arrive. It is best known for for its amazingly well preserved 2000 year old aqueduct built during Roman times. The ancient structure is composed of huge stones held together …

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Sintra – Palaces and Secret Passages Await You

Sintra is a UNESCO World Heritage site, filled with amazing architecture from the 12th to the 19th Century, and is only about 40 minutes away by train. Going there as a day trip was the first recommendation we received when asking locals what we should do during our stay. Needless to say, we took the trip. Twice. And …

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Cooking Lisbon Cooking Class: Deliciously Fun

Sean and I recently took a cooking class with Cooking Lisbon and found we came out with a lot more than full stomachs and a handful of recipes.   We met some wonderful people, got some great travel advice and learned things about the food and culture of Lisbon that made us feel more connected to …

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Lisbon, Portugal – Along The Waterfront

Any visit to Lisbon should include a wandering along the waterfront. Along the Tagus (Tejo) river, you will find everything from Lisbon’s highly acclaimed aquarium to numerous outdoor cafes, along with some of Lisbon’s most famed tourist attractions. Belem Exploring the Belem Region alone can take a good part of the day. Belem is an area …

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Summer In New England – Rediscovering Maine

There is nowhere more wonderful to visit than New England in the summer. I must admit, however, that I’m a bit biased having grown up in Maine. Sean and I had the opportunity to head to New England recently to visit family. We tried to look at the place with fresh eyes and walked away with …

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