Other than taking a day trip out of town, I would say that our stay in Lisbon was pretty laid back. Our daily routine for the most part consisted of homeschool work, soccer/football/frisbee in the park and walking around to check out different parts of the city. Lisbon is one of the oldest cities in… Continue reading A History Lesson in Lisbon And the Charming Alfama District
As it turns out, blogging while traveling is a lot harder than I thought. 😅 We are about to head to the third country of this trip, and I still have not written anything on Lisbon. For some reason I am having a hard time writing up a post about it. Don't get me wrong,… Continue reading Lisbon, Portugal – Initial Thoughts and the Baixa District
On day two we lost all the sunshine and blue skies that we had the day before. It was cloudy throughout the day and we even got rained on a few times in the afternoon. Luckily we did manage to walk around in the center of Porto (more steep hills!) and visited several famous landmarks.… Continue reading Porto, Portugal – Charming Its Way Into Our Hearts
I always knew that I wanted to include Portugal in this trip, though early on my focus was mainly on Lisbon. However, after reading/hearing from so many people raving about Porto and seeing its stunning views in photos, I just had to squeeze it into our already packed itinerary. And the fact that it can be… Continue reading Porto, Portugal – The Welcoming Second City
The day has arrived and we have finally started on our long awaited Europe trip (expect a series of posts on our travels to come)! To describe the days leading up to our departure as a whirlwind is a gross understatement. Miraculously we had managed to clear out of the house and had it ready… Continue reading Yay We Made It!!